Jan 8, 2020

Facebook ad campaign helped Donald Trump win election, claims executive

A Facebook executive has claimed the company was "Responsible" for Donald Trump being elected as US president. Mr Bosworth said Mr Trump was not elected because of "Misinformation", but "Because he ran the single best digital ad campaign I've ever seen from any advertiser. Period". Mr Bosworth told staff that it was not foreign interference that helped Mr Trump get elected, but his well-planned campaign. "So was Facebook responsible for Donald Trump getting elected?" questioned the long-time employee. The scandal erupted in March 2018 when it emerged the firm had misused data from millions of Facebook accounts.

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