Andreessen stayed on with Wiley until the story broke up in March 2018, reports one of the sources. However, there was apparently no "further action" to enter Wiley's information into work.
Andreessen venture capital company Andresen Horowitz refused to answer the question. In its statement, Facebook said it did not know about the transfer of data to Cambridge Analytica by December 201
Leakage (if accurate) does not guarantee. that Mark Zuckerberg or other executives knew what was happening, but it could fill a gap in the timeline that remained noticeably empty. It also raises the question of why the chief board member spoke with Wylie about a year and a half before the Cambridge Analytica data became known. Whatever the answers, it's not very pleasant to watch when Facebook is already struggling with investigations in data processing.
Update 3/16 22:37 ET: Mark Andreessen denied this statement, calling it "categorically and completely false." He said that a colleague suggested meeting with Wiley, but that did not happen. You can read the full statement below.
" The suggestion that I had or met with Christopher Wiley is completely untrue. I have never met Wiley in my life." The colleague suggested by email that I meet with Wylie, but this the meeting never took place. Later, in early 2018, Wylie turned to me on Twitter and asked for a meeting that I rejected. "