WhatsApp co-founder, who made billions from Facebook, suggests deleting your profile
22 March, 2018, 01:06 | Author: Samuel Sharp
This Mark Zuckerberg-led company has received a lot of flak over the same and there's also a huge uproar on other forms of social media, especially Twitter, with users protesting against Facebook with hashtag #DeleteFacebook.
WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton jumped on the #deletefacebook trend Tuesday.
Acton, whose much-acclaimed product was purchased by Facebook in 2014 for a whopping Dollars 16 billion, took to the microblogging platform Twitter and said "It is time". WhatsApp was bought by Facebook in 2014.
Facebook has been under particular pressure to explain why the company did not notify users or the public that its data been used in a way that violated its terms of service.
Facebook's latest privacy scandal, involving Trump campaign consultants who allegedly stole data on tens of millions of users in order to influence elections, has some people reconsidering their relationship status with the social network. The company announced an initial $50 million investment from Acton, who claims the foundation's goal is to create "open source privacy technology that protects free expression and enables secure global communication". Within hours, many took to Twitter to urge Facebook users to abandon the website, just as they did years ago with MySpace. If found guilty, Mark Zuckerberg's firm could face fines reaching into the billions of dollars.
Meanwhile, Cambridge Analytica themselves have suspender their chief executive Alexander Nix, after recordings were found of him making a series of boasts that the data firm had been instrumental in the election of Donald Trump in 2016.
What are your views on the current Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal? "Given your commitment at the start of the New Year to fixing Facebook, I hope that this representative will be you". Hundreds of thousands of users were paid to take a personality test and agreed to academic use of the data.
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Like McMahon, Ebersol said the success of the league will live and die with good football, something that he thinks is achievable. According to reports , the Alliance of American Football was unveiled at a press conference today in New York City.
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Erdogan described Afrin's capture after nearly two months as a "major stage" of the operation, codenamed Olive Branch. Dubbed "Operation Euphrates Shield", it has since turned into a Turkish protectorate for rebel groups and civilians.
The driver of the auto has been shifted to AIIMS, while the dead bodies of the three doctors have been sent for post-mortem. Police have confirmed that the accident had occurred on the Yamuna Expressway near Delhi.
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Executives of Apple have approved development for next couple of years with an objective of shipping MicroLED screens in products. The manufacturing building has 60,000 square feet and and is the second publicly known lease in Santa Clara by Apple .
The Russian Federal Security Service had then pushed the company to the court and Telegram was also hit with a $14,000 fine . Last June, Russia's state communications watchdog threatened to ban the app for failing to provide registration documents .
The newspaper said that if such proof is ever found it would make the scientists behind it likely candidates for a Nobel Prize . Thomas Hertog expressed his sadness with the fact that Hawking wouldn't receive a Nobel due to the many reasons aforementioned.
Other countries subject to US sanctions are now considering launching their own crypto-currencies. In December , Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced the launch of the "petro" .
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Cynthia Nixon Announces She Is Running for Governor of NY
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Cleveland Browns full 2018 mock draft
He was given a three-year, $22.5 million deal and will combine with Darron Lee to man the middle of New York's linebacker group. I was, however, surprised to hear of the backlash against this trade , both from Jets fans and mocking members of the media.
Opposition, NGO cry fraud in Russian polls
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Fortnite is coming to iOS, will sport across with PC and PS4
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