Facebook has revealed that Facebook users Data in South Africa was obtained by Cambridge Analytica And following this reports that the firm obtained the data of 50 million profiles, in violation of Facebook’s rules.
However, an app called “thisisyourdigitallife” a personality test which was developed by Cambridge University academic Aleksandr Kogan was through which it was obtained.
Check below for the full statistic on how Cambridge Analytica got data of Facebook users in South Africa.
Facebook users Data in South Africa by Cambridge Analytica
According to Facebook, 33 users in South Africa installed Kogan’s app. In total, 59,777 users were potentially impacted in South Africa.
These include friends of those who would have installed the app elsewhere in the world.
“Everyone globally on their Facebook page will see an alert leading them to the apps setting where they can review the apps they’ve allowed to access to their data,” said Facebook.
“Additionally, those potentially impacted by Cambridge Analytica will also see the alert with additional language which will then take them to see what data might have been shared.”
Please use the comment box below if you have any question or recommendation. Thanks