It appears all the bragging done by Obama advisors about their cozy relationship with Facebook is about to bite the social media giant in the behind.
Washington Free Beacon reports:
Missouri’s Republican attorney general Josh Hawley delivered an investigative subpoena to Facebook’s Menlo Park offices on Monday, demanding a wide-ranging group of documents related to the social media giant’s handling of user data.
The civil investigative demand, which was provided by the attorney general’s office and can be viewed here, comes a week after a group of 37 state attorneys general sent a letter asking for answers on how user data was shared with third party groups such as Cambridge Analytica. Hawley decided to follow-up on the letter with the subpoena to give Facebook a “legal consequence for failing to respond” by May 29, his office said.
The probe aims to determine whether Facebook exercised “appropriate care and protection over private consumer data” and whether the site’s terms and conditions “accurately and adequately explained how consumers’ data would be used.”
Obama campaign manager Jim Messina once touted the former president’s 2012 campaign’s use of Facebook, claiming it used “targeted sharing” on the social network to persuade undecided friends …read more
Source:: The Gateway Pundit