WhatsApp co-founder wants everyone to delete their Facebook accounts

Whatsapp co-founder asks users to delete Facebook amid public outrage over data misuse

Many people have turned against Facebook after the recent revelation that data of 50M Facebook users was breached in the US Presidential Election, this data played an important role in the outcome of the election.

Brian Acton, the co-founder of WhatsApp. The company is right now dealing with the Cambridge Analytica data scandal and now WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton has asked his Twitter followers to delete Facebook.

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Last March, a self-driving SUV was involved in another accident in Tempe when a auto failed to yield to the autonomous vehicle . Companies like Waymo , General Motors , and Uber have been testing self-driving cars for years over millions of miles.

On Tuesday, the BBC reported that Zuckerberg, who at the time of writing was yet to officially comment on the scandal, has not even addressed Facebook staff since the news broke, with employees at its headquarters in California being spoken to by one of the company's senior lawyers on Monday. Earlier this afternoon he tweeted: "It is time".

It was unclear whether Acton's feelings about Facebook extend to his own App. After giving the reigns of his messaging company Whatsapp in 2014 for around $19 billion Dollars in cash and stock wrote on Twitter that "It is time" to delete Facebook without giving any specific explanation.

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Additionally, he said, Israel would "bear the consequences for the continued escalation and loss of life". Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza have fought three wars since 2008.

Facebook knew about this data leak back in 2015, but didn't make the information public.

This is not the first time Acton has raised his voice against Facebook.

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In line with the policy of non-recognition of the annexation of Crimea , Latvia added that it does not recognize the holding of the Russian presidential election in Crimea and Sevastopol on 18 March.

Earlier on Tuesday, the NY and MA attorney generals announced an investigation into Facbook over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. His app, "thisisyourdigitallife", offered a personality prediction, and billed itself on Facebook as "a research app used by psychologists". Facebook said Friday that Kogan "lied to us" and did not delete the data as they demanded. Interestingly Facebook also suspended the account of the whistleblower Christopher Wylie, who revealed key details and documents about the whole exercise.

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