When I went public with revelations that Cambridge Analytica had harvested 87 million profiles using an app that Facebook had authorized, Facebook’s first reaction was to immediately ban me — not only from Facebook but also from all the other companies that Facebook owns. That means I couldn’t even go on Instagram. All the apps that used Facebook authentication just showed errors — so my Tinder, Uber and countless other apps stopped working.
Within a day of coming out as “the first Millennial whistleblower,” I was deleted from the Internet.
As the UN sits down for its annual climate conference this week, many experts believe we have passed the point of no return