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“We’d stage the whole thing”: Cambridge Analytica was filmed boasting of its role in Kenya’s polls

Abdi Latif Dahir
“We’d stage the whole thing”: Cambridge Analytica was filmed boasting of its role in Kenya’s polls

Just days after Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica for illegally harvesting data from 50 million profiles, executives from the firm have been caught on tape bragging about how they secretly ran campaigns in elections across the world—including Kenya’s 2013 and 2017 polls. For over four months, an undercover reporter for the UK’s Channel 4 News posed…