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Christopher Wylie

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Whistleblower Explains How Cambridge Analytica Helped Fuel U.S. 'Insurgency'

Christopher Wylie was a research director at Cambridge Analytica. When he joined the company its goal was countering extremists who were using social media to recruit followers. But then the company began collecting personal data from Facebook users, and used it to target people susceptible to conspiracy theories and disinformation during the 2016 presidential campaign. Wylie left the company and became a whistleblower.

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