Facebook Suspends Trump Election Data Firm for Policy Breach

Mar 17, 2018, 10:47 PM

[f500link]Facebook[/f500link] Inc. suspended Cambridge Analytica, a data company that helped President Donald Trump win the presidential election, which may have collected data from 50 million Facebook profiles without their owners’ permission.

Facebook said in a blog post Friday that Cambridge Analytica received some user data through an app developer on its social network, violating its policies.