United Kingdom investigators enter Cambridge Analytica offices in London

British High Court judge on Friday approved a warrant, allowing law enforcement officers to search the Cambridge Analytica, which is in the midst of the Facebook data privacy storm.

Elizabeth Denham, Britain's information commissioner.

"We're pleased with the decision of the judge", Denham's office said on Twitter.

A Houston, Texas, businessman filed a class action lawsuit in federal court Friday against Facebook for sharing personal data of almost 50 million Facebook users with Cambridge Analytica, a company accused of using the information to post targeted political ads for President Donald Trump.

In 2016, Cambridge Analytica and its parent company, Strategic Communication Laboratories, ran operations for Donald Trump's presidential campaign by reaching voters with the user data they obtained.

The police search carried out on Friday night had been expected.

He wrote: "In my opinion his approach is highly unethical, but I am not sure if it is worth to stir before his plans are actually materialised (e.g. he receives the contract)". "In my opinion, I felt like we should say, 'this is exactly what we did'".

You are able to uncheck certain aspects of this accessible information, but some apps require you to share your information in order for them to work, so if you don't want one of these apps to have access to your public profile, you will then need to delete that specific app.

The company's shares fell 3.3 percent Friday to $159.39 at the close in NY, bringing the loss this week to nearly 14 percent since the revelations broke.

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USA lawmakers on Friday asked Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to come to Congress to explain to explain how the data got into Cambridge Analytica's hands, adding to pressure on the firm, which is under fire from investors and advertisers.

The Victoria digital firm AggregateIQ is denying involvement in Cambridge Analytica's gathering and use of data about Facebook users.

"As anyone who is familiar with our staff and work can testify, we in no way resemble the politically-motivated and unethical company that some have sought to portray", a statement reads.

He apologised for the firm's involvement, but said it had licensed the data from a research company, led by an academic, that "had not received consent from most respondents".

Through a personality quiz application created by Aleksandr Kogan, data of some 50 million Facebook users was gathered to create micro-targeted content.

That was possible under Facebook's rules at the time, and Kogan this week claimed he was being unfairly blamed.

Cambridge Analytica's chief executive Alexander Nix has been suspended while Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been called on to give evidence to MPs.

Cambridge Analytica did not immediately respond to Ars' request for comment.

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