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CNBC: Cambridge Analytica ‘Far from Isolated Incident’, Facebook Has ‘Little Control’

CNBC reports that social media firm Facebook has reportedly suspended data analytics firm CubeYou for business practices similar to those allegedly used by Cambridge Analytica. CNBC notified Facebook that CubeYou was collecting information on Facebook users through quizzes on the platform, the firm claimed that the quizzes were only being used “for non-profit academic research,” but according to CNBC, was regularly sharing user data with marketers.