Stories

Facebook suspends Canadian firm linked to Cambridge Analytica

Photo: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Facebook has suspended Canadian political consultancy AggregateIQ following reports it is linked to Cambridge Analytica (via the National Observer).

“In light of recent reports that AggregateIQ may be affiliated with [Cambridge Analytica parent company] SCL and may, as a result, have improperly received FB user data, we have added them to the list of entities we have suspended from our platform while we investigate. Our internal review continues, and we will cooperate fully with any investigations by regulatory authorities.”
Facebook spokesperson