Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Tayler resigns

Apr 12 2018 04:02 PM
Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Tayler resigns

Cambridge Analytica  CEO Alexander Tayler has resigned. Cambridge Analycia has been charged with serious allegations that it stole information related to millions of Facebook users and used them to influence their political influence in many countries. In front of Congress, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has also acknowledged that his personal information has been sold to other companies. After facing this scandal, Facebook has become a major topic to talk about data leak, which is the world's premier social media website. There are 20 million users in India.   

"The Board has announced that Dr. Alexander Tayler has stepped down as acting CEO of Cambridge Analytica and will resume his former position as Chief Data Officer in order to focus on the various technical investigations and inquiries," Cambridge Analytica said in its statement. "We would like to thank Dr. Tayler for his service in what has been a challenging time for the company." 

Political Data Analysis Company 'Cambridge Analytica  ' has denied stealing data of 5.62 lakh Indians. Although Facebook recently admitted that this scam is likely to affect 5.62 lakh people in India.  According to the sources, the Government of India disagreed with the replies of Facebook and Cambridge analytics will conduct an additional investigation in the data leak case. The government had sought an answer from the company's involvement in the data leak case from Cambridge Analytica till 7 April. Sources said, "Cambridge Analytica has denied Facebook using any data related to Indians. The government will ask for clarification separately."

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