Facebook is suspending the Trump-affiliated data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, after learning that it failed to delete data that it had taken inappropriately from users of the social network, Facebook said late Friday. Photo: AFP

Facebook bans Trump campaign’s data analytics firm for taking user information

The company, which began working for the then presidential hopeful in June 2016, promised its ‘psychographic’ profiles could predict the personality and political leanings of every adult in the United States

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Facebook is suspending the Trump-affiliated data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, after learning that it failed to delete data that it had taken inappropriately from users of the social network, Facebook said late Friday. Photo: AFP
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