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Opinion

The day Facebook betrayed me

Social media giant should help democracies thrive

| Philippines
Social media platforms such as Facebook have served as the last refuge for defenders of civil liberties and democratic pluralism.   © Reuters

Richard Heydarian is an Asia-based academic, columnist and author of "The Rise of Duterte: A Populist Revolt Against Elite Democracy" and the "The Indo-Pacific: Trump, China and the New Struggle for Global Mastery."

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