Though many of us were aware that these tactics had been going on throughout the 2016 election process from both Democrats and Republicans, the Cambridge Analytica story shines a light on just how these data mining companies work and make a profit off our and our friend’s data. You may not feel you were targeted and already knew how you’d vote, but it is important for us all to be aware this is going on.

In this episode, Amanda walks us through just how Cambridge Analytica got the data through Facebook and Steve Bannon’s connection to the firm. After Janet and her have a discussion on why we need to be vigilant about where and how companies like CA are getting our data especially when it comes to politics.

Here is the link to the YouTube video:

And here is the one to SoundCloud in case that is your thing:

 

And if you really want to help us get more content to you, please consider supporting us on Patreon:

Thank you for watching and tune in all week for more.