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Reddit

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Discussion website that allows advertising. Allows advertisement targeting by location, device, subreddit, and interests (as determined by browsing and participation behavior).

ENODO Global

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They have documents on their website discussing their analytics methodology and examining how these techniques could be applied to various political contexts, including in Mexico and Colombia.

Acxiom

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Major data broker that collects data from a wide variety of sources. They sell data and match up the identities of people across data sources. Acxiom also offers consulting services to help organizations use their data. They created a website (https://aboutthedata.com) that explains how targeted advertising works and offers to let people control how their data is used, but also likely collects data in the process.

Cambridge Analytica

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A data-driven political marketing company that worked on many different campaigns around the world. Cambridge Analytica uses data from a variety of sources combined with psychological profiles and surveys to target advertisements. It has been at the center of recent scandals due to the misuse of Facebook data when working on the Trump campaign.<br />An undercover investigation revealed that in some cases they may conceal their involvement in elections with front companies/partner companies or use more dubious tactics such as bribery and honey traps. Cambridge Analytica was also working on a cryptocurrency to enable people to sell their data to advertisers.<br />Due to a series of scandals, Cambridge Analytica and many of its associated companies were closed. However, Cambridge Analytica is far from unique and many other companies use similar techniques and data.

Amazon Mehanial Turk

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Amazon Mechanical Turk is a platform where researchers can post surveys as well as a variety of mundane tasks that (currently or historically) are difficult for machines to perform(such as image classification and transcription),. In exchange, people all over the world are paid a little bit to complete the tasks.

Twitter

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Twitter is a social media website that also sells data and advertisements. Companies and researchers can buy data from particular accounts, coming from certain geographic areas, or about certain topics. Continuous access to various quantities of data can be purchased, or historical data can be purchased one time. A subset of this data is available for free via Twitter's API.<br />Twitter allows companies to target advertisements based on lists of accounts/emails/phone numbers, audiences like known customers or followers of other accounts, website visitors or app users, search queries, interests, devices, geographic area, purchasing behaviors (based on data from data brokers), language, or gender. Users are then shown advertisements, usually in the form of tweets, and advertisers pay based on the number of impressions, clicks, engagements, followers, etc. Twitter operates its advertisement program and sells data in most countries.

Element Studios

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Monitor discussion around brands on social media and work on traditional advertisements. Unclear if they work in political contexts.

Ondore

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Offers a social listening platform, Ondore Scout, which can be used to track discussions about brands on social media. Unclear what contexts it is used in.

Tasty Data

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TastyData seems to have removed their Twitter, LinkedIn, and website around the time the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke. They allowed companies to analyze and monitor social media profiles in real time and then used IBM's personality insights service to build psychological profiles. This service "uses linguistic analysis to extract cognitive and social characteristics from input text such as email, text messages, tweets, forum posts, and more."<br />In addition to their political work, Tasty Data appears to have worked on the prediction of electricity prices in Mexico.

Emerdata

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A company started in August 2017. It has many of the same people involved as Cambridge Analytica. Emerdata does not seem to have much internet presence, but they reportedly raised $19 million from investors in January 2018 and loaned $8.8 million of it to Cambridge Analytica.

Firecrest Technologies

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A company primarily owned by Emerdata that was incorporated by Alexander Nix in March 2018, around the time the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke. Supposedly it will be closed along with other companies and other companies associated with Cambridge Analytica.

PresidentialAdWarTest

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E S EVOLVING STRATEGI ES A fool, Mr. Edgeworth, is one who has never made an experiment. — Erasmus Darwin Who’s Winning the Presidential Ad War? The impact of Romney and Obama campaign ads on weak partisan & pure independent voters. Overview Ad spending this election year is pushing toward the $1 Billion mark, and there’s no sign of slowing. So who is winning the Presidential ad war? To discover whether Obama’s or Romney’s ads are more effective in shifting the vot...

Support for the Affordable Care Act HaystaqDNA

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Are Republican Members of Congress alienating their own voters by repealing the Affordable Care Act? As the new Congress rushes towards a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, many are working against the opinion of the voters in their own districts. Research conducted by HaystaqDNA during the 2016 campaign showed that a majority of Americans support the ACA However, members of Congress are more concerned with opinions of their constituents than they are with national numbers. Therefore,...

ENODO Social Media Exploitation Cartoons Memes GIFs 20180131 FINAL

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Social Media Exploitation www.enodoglobal.com "The thieves talking about attacking and ending corruption... I forgot that Jose Antonio Meade and the PRI are campaigning." Findings Cartoonists use caricatures to visually represent the public's dissatisfaction with individual candidates, political posturing, sound-bites, and political party failures to fulfill campaign promises. These illustrations provide an untapped resource and effective engagement tool for political campa...

Acxiom Data Overview

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ACXIOM DATA: Unparalleled Global Consumer Insights Understand and Engage Consumers Everywhere by Leveraging the World's Best Data Understand and Engage Consumers Everywhere by Leveraging the World's Best Data Marketers looking to deliver exceptional experiences need exceptional insights and data. Exceptional data provides the window into truly knowing and understanding audience needs, wants and preferences. • Engage Audiences Across Digital and Offline Channels • Enhanc...

TargetSmart – VoterBase

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VoterBase The most comprehensive and up-to-date voter file ever assembled. About VoterBase VoterBase is the market’s leading national voter file, containing the contact and voting information of over 191 million voters, and 58 million unregistered, voting age consumers. Thousands of campaigns each year rely on the unparalleled accuracy of VoterBase data to power their fundraising, research, and voter contact programs. With more updates than any other voter file on the market, VoterBase pro...

TargetSmart – IntelliBase

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IntelliBase The most invaluable collection of data-driven voter and consumer insights available. About IntelliBase IntelliBase is an invaluable marketing resource; containing the demographic, financial, and lifestyle information of more than 200 million consumers in the United States. IntelliBase’s accurate and actionable data empowers clients with the ability to strategically target voters and consumers during political and direct marketing campaigns. When used in conjunction with TargetSm...

Primavera mexicana: Votando por un cambio | Metrics

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Cómo van los candidatos en medios digitales al 17 de abril de 2018 | Metrics

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Daily Action Case Study

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Background In the wake of the election, millions of stunned Americans felt impotence and despair. One was Laura Moser, a thirty nine-year-old mom who decided to turn those feelings of frustration into Daily Action. The idea is simple: every day, subscribers to Daily Action receive a brief text message telling them about one quick action. They press the phone number in the SMS text, listen to a short message about the action they’ll be taking, and from there are routed to their member of Cong...

Blackout for Human Rights Case Study - Revolution Messaging

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Background While Hollywood was celebrating its breathtakingly terrible track record of inclusion and diversity during the 88th Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, February 28, another star-studded event focused on bringing justice to a community in crisis. Blackout for Human Rights teamed up with Revolution Messaging, ActBlue Charities and The Tides Foundation to organize a concert fundraiser to benefit those affected by the water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan. The event was live st...

Revere Calling - Revolution Messaging

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Technology for the Resistance Rapid Response Legislative Contact Lines Revere Calling is powering the resistance. Using the platform, you can drive calls to members of Congress or any of the 50 state legislatures, governors or attorney generals. These lines can be up and running in an hour. Revere Calling bypasses these switchboard and connects constituents directly to their electeds. Calls can also be driven to custom lists, such as Trump’s businesses across the globe.

L2 Data Dictionary 1

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li L2 DATA DICTIONARY INDIVIDUAL DATA LALVOTERID (L2 Unique ID) Registration Status (Active vs. Inactive) First Name Middle Name Last Name Name Suffix Birthdate Official Reg Date Calculated Reg Date Age Ethnic Description Broad Ethnic Groupings State Voter ID County Voter ID Party Identification Gender Military Status (Active) Marital Status Veteran Gun Owner Concealed Weapons Permit Occupation Industry Occupation Business Owner Media...

TargetSmart – Analytics Data Install

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Analytics Data Install Take control by putting TargetSmart’s full data suite into the palm of your hand. About Analytics Data Install Analytics Data Installs put the data directly in your hands, and can be licensed at the state level, or nationwide. Our install data is updated and published on a monthly basis and delivery is seamless through our cloud-based data management platform. Analytics Data Installs are designed to deliver all of the power of our data products directly on-site, so yo...

TargetSmart – Data Enhancement Services

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Data Enhancement Services Elevating your data’s accuracy and usability. About Our Data Enhancement Services TargetSmart provides state-of-the-art data quality services that make your data better. By leveraging an intricate and sophisticated system comprised of public and private data sources and services, we have assembled the most comprehensive and accurate toolset for identifying, correcting, and enhancing your existing data to ensure you can stay connected to your audience long-term. We...

NGP VAN | The Leading Technology Provider to Democratic and progressive campaigns

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Powerful Segmentation and Reporting Our powerful segmentation tools give fundraisers the control to create the perfect invite list. Segment your supporters by any criteria in the database or custom select individuals with ease. Take advantage of built-in reporting to provide a 360 degree view of dollars raised, RSVP’s, invites sent, etc.

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