This seemingly inexpensive way to use social media to change governments has all the imprimatur of a military operation set in a civilian setting. Prashant Kishore used the same tools as Analytica to help Modi come to power in 2014. Will Kishore illumine on Analytica?
Facebook said on Wednesday that the personal information of up to 87 million users may have been improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica, up from a previous news media estimate of more than 50 million.
Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer shared the higher number as part of a corporate blog post about steps the company was taking to restrict the personal data available to third-party app developers.
Most of the 87 million people were in the United States and the United Kingdom, Schroepfer wrote in the blog post.
The United States and South Korea completed the first round of talks on reviewing a bilateral trade deal on January 5, with Washington saying there was "much work to do" to reach a new agreement.
The U.S. Navy’s top officer on December 19 said that vessels from eastern Pacific could be brought forward to reinforce U.S. naval power in Asia as Washington contends with increased threats in the region and accidents that have weakened its maritime force.
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