“Missing out on my daily dose of well curated food pics and thirst traps”
He’s probably one of the most famous people on the Internet at the moment. Christopher Wylie, the gay whistleblower at the centre of the Facebook / Cambridge Analytica data scandal has shared that his Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram accounts have been disabled “for violating” their terms.
According to sources, Facebook has apparently demanded to inspect Wylie’s phone a requested to which he replied, “What do they want? To look through my dick pics?”
BREAKING: Facebook demanding to inspect Cambridge Analytica whistleblower @chrisinsilco’s computer & phone. “What do they want? To look through my dick pics?”
— Carole Cadwalladr (@carolecadwalla) March 20, 2018
— Christopher Wylie (@chrisinsilico) March 19, 2018
— Christopher Wylie (@chrisinsilico) March 18, 2018
His whistleblowing, on the alleged data harvested from 50 million Facebook accounts, through a personality quiz app has caused billions of dollars to be wiped off the value of Facebook and thousands of people to deleted their Facebook accounts.
The hashtag #DeleteFacebook trended in the UK for most of the day on Twitter.
Both firms deny any wrongdoing.