Cambridge Analytica's use of "psychographic" voter information was neither novel nor measurably effective, experts in the field tell NBC News.
The UK's data regulator is looking at whether Facebook responded "robustly" to reports that Cambridge Analytica gained access to data on 50 million users.
In a live interview with TODAY's Savannah Guthrie, Christopher Wylie, a former employee of British-based company Cambridge Analytica, says the company misused personal Facebook data of some 50 million people to help influence the 2016 presidential election. Wylie says the company met with former Trump campaign manager (and current outside adviser) Corey Lewandowski, former chief strategist Steve Bannon as well as Russian oil companies.
Alexander Nix may have misled a U.K. probe when he said his company had "never worked for Russia" or used data harvested from millions of Facebook users.
Cambridge Analytica, a company that profiled voters for Donald Trump's campaign, allegedly gathered information on millions via a survey on Facebook.
Federal data on when and why agents search the phones of domestic air passengers "remains shrouded in secrecy," the American Civil Liberties Union says.
The unique rules for figure-skating judges make suspect scoring inevitable, and statistics suggest judges give higher marks to skaters from their own countries.