Robert Mercer, who bankrolled Donald Trump, played key role in Brexit by using using military disinformation tactics via Breitbart News and analytic data from Facebook
Cambridge Analytica, an offshoot of a British company, SCL Group, which has 25 years’ experience in military disinformation campaigns and “election management”, claims to use cutting-edge technology to build intimate psychometric profiles of voters to find and target their emotional triggers. Trump’s team paid the firm more than $6m (£4.8m) to target swing voters in the US election.
Eventually, Jasmine and Celia calm down enough to process the news properly. The three of them simply exchange looks for a minute before Jasmine offers Samantha a smile and speaks up. “So… Does this mean you’re leaving Johnathan?”
Samantha shakes her head with a sigh. “I can’t do that. I– I don’t know who the father is,” she admits defeatedly. “For now, I’ll have to stay.”