Facebook board member Peter Thiel helped fund Cambridge Analytica's work

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Mark Zuckerberg has 40 billion reasons to be mad at Cambridge Analytica, but he should save at least some of that anger for Facebook board member Peter Thiel. 

That's because Thiel, who infamously supported the presidential campaign of Donald Trump, also happened to donate $1,000,000 in October of 2016 to the Super PAC Make America Number 1 — an organization that paid Cambridge Analytica $231,352 toward the end of the same year, an FEC filing shows.

That's the same Cambridge Analytica, of course, that worked on behalf of Donald Trump's campaign for president. Trump secured the Republican party nomination in July of 2016.  Read more...

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