Data-driven technologies are now a staple of digital campaigning and political influencing. They can most easily be seen in action in advanced, high-tech democratic contexts but are also at work, perhaps in a more crude form, in more authoritarian political realities. While these methods of political campaigning, communication and outreach are accelerating in their usage across the globe, relatively little is known about how they actually function.
The government is considering quitting its Facebook pages due to the risks of Meta's personal data processing policy. State secretary Alexandra van