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She risked everything to expose Facebook. Now she’s telling her story.

Sophie Zhang, a former data scientist at Facebook, revealed that it enables global political manipulation and has done little to stop it. After nearly a year of avoiding personal questions, Zhang told us her story.

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    Zhang wants the world to understand how she became so involved in trying to protect democracy worldwide and why she cared so deeply.

    Zhang wants the world to understand how she became so involved in trying to protect democracy worldwide and why she cared so deeply.

    Her story reveals that it is really pure luck that we now know so much about how Facebook enables election interference globally. To regulators, this should be a wake-up call.

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