Obama Campaign Official: Facebook Let Us Mine Data Because ‘They Were On Our Side’

An Obama 2012 campaign veteran confirms that Facebook allowed Obama to mine the data of users because “they were on our side.”

This revelation cements the fears of many conservatives who believe that Facebook — a so-far unshakable monopoly on content publishing — is in the process of purging conservative and liberty-minded viewpoints ahead of the 2020 election.

The so-called scandal involving Steve Bannon-linked pro-Trump data firm Cambridge Analytica, which legally used Facebook users’ data to help President Trump, has dominated the headlines, courtesy of the Drudge Report, which is strongly anti-Steve Bannon.

Here’s the Obama campaign’s Carol Davidsen spilling the beans:

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