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Snap blunder steers Dem and GOP voter data to the opposition

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“A slip-up by social media giant Snap allowed leading Democratic campaigns and party committees to unwittingly tap into a vast repository of Republican voter data to hone their midterm ads,” Axios reports.
Published 5 months ago · Washington, United States

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Democrats stumble on GOP data mine from Snap: Axios

An internal error on the social media platform Snap allowed partisan organizations to target political ads with data from across-the-aisle firms, according to a new report from Axios.  Accordi…

5 months ago·Washington, United States
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Snapchat parent company allowed Democratic campaigns access to Republican data

Snapchat parent company Snap accidentally gave several Democratic campaigns access to Republican voter data for their midterm election advertisements, allowing them to target them across the aisle.

5 months ago·Washington, United States
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Snap Let Democratic Campaign Groups Scoop Up GOP Voter Data

Several Democratic campaign groups accessed Republican voter data as a result of a data leak by social media giant Snap, allowing them to optimize midterm ads

5 months ago·Washington, United States
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Democrats Find Accidental GOP Data Mine

“A slip-up by social media giant Snap allowed leading Democratic campaigns and party committees to unwittingly tap into a vast repository of Republican voter data to hone their midterm ads,” Axios reports.“There's no indication Snap was aware of or facilitated that data sharing, and the co

5 months ago·New York, United States
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"Slip-Up" by Social Media Giant Allows Dem Campaigns to Access Republican Voter Data

Another Big Tech “Slip-Up” has ended up helping Democrats. According to a new report from Axios, social media company Snap allowed Dem campaigns to access Republican voter data. This allowed Democrats to refine their midterm ad campaigns. The data was used by the DNC, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, and Georgia…

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Snap blunder steers Dem and GOP voter data to the opposition

Political advertisers can target their ads to highly specific user segments on Snap and other platforms.

5 months ago·Washington, United States
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