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Response to Caliman73 (Reply #5)

Thu Jun 23, 2022, 04:29 PM

7. See reply #6. You're correct, the approach was really crude. It didn't work on educated people...

...and probably wasn't designed to. What was sophisticated was the micro-profiling, especially when Cambridge Analytica was able to get access to the Facebook APIs (which until recently were wide open). It worked on the rubes; CA really knew how to push their buttons. You should see all the garbage produced by these people: the Reddit groups and their spinoffs (the ".win" sites) alone are just mind-blowing in terms of the wasted time and talent and wild goosechases by the rubes.

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