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.