The co-founder of WhatsApp, a service now owned by Facebook is calling everyone. to delete Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg’s company is entangled in a private data leak scandal.
after the intervention of Brian Acton, the hashtag #deletefacebook took on more importance on Twitter. The latter was launched on March 10th. Facebook is stuck in the Cambridge Analytica case . A scandal about a company accused of siphoning private data of about 50 million users on the social network. Due to the illegal harvest of this information, Cambridge Analytica would have influenced the election of Donald Trump in the United States.
Authorities in many countries are mounting Facebook to explain its responsibility for this data leak. On social networks, we can also see various people indicate that they will delete their Facebook accounts.
This is particularly the case of Brian Acton, one of the co-founders of the famous WhatsApp instant messaging service . Nice irony of fate when we know that the application was bought in 2014 by Facebook.
After this estimated purchase of 16 and then $ 22 billion, Brian Acton left the company to found his own foundation . On Twitter, he posted the message ” It’s time. #supprimezfacebook. His words are reminiscent of a former senior Facebook official who, in another register, regretted having ” destroyed the fabric of our society ” by creating this platform.