Jonathan Taplin

USC Annenberg Innovation Lab

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Cambridge Analytica developed psychographic profiling through the data it collected on 50 million Facebook users.

How well can a company know us -- and sway us -- through psychographic profiling?

Cambridge Analytica developed psychographic profiling through the data it collected on 50 million Facebook users.

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When Twitter, Facebook, and Google visited Capitol Hill this week, they got a barrage of criticism from Republicans and Democrats, who accused them of allowing fake news and…

Russian trolls and American thinking

When Twitter, Facebook, and Google visited Capitol Hill this week, they got a barrage of criticism from Republicans and Democrats, who accused them of allowing fake news and…

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Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon have amassed incomparable power over the US economy, political discourse and social interactions.

Is Big Tech on the defensive?

Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon have amassed incomparable power over the US economy, political discourse and social interactions.

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