Why WhatsApp Co-Founder Brain Acton tweeted: ‘It is time to delete Facebook’: Well, as you all may know that Facebook is in the eye of a storm and everybody is talking about the privacy leaks and other related problems. Also, reports are coming that after the political data analysis company Cambridge Analytica accessed 50 million Facebook users’ data without their permission and it gained controversies which are on another level for now. You all can read this whole post and you’ll know that how the Facebook is in doubt now.
Now, the whole controversy took another step when Acton’s tweet comes out from the Cofounder of WhatsApp. Even, though you should know that Facebook acquired WhatsApp in 2014, for $19 billion. Also, the action continued to be associated with Facebook after the sale but quit earlier this year to start another company Signal Foundation. As per the official reports, “WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton’s tweet comes even as Facebook is in the eye of a storm.”
Also, on Monday the total Facebook’s shares fell 7 percent after reports that British firm Cambridge Analytica. A consultant, for now, US President Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign, used data, including user likes, inappropriately obtained from Facebook users to try and influence the elections held in November 2016. Yes! This news is right and you all are going to be surprised that how it all turned out for the Trump.
Even, the Company Facebook announced that they hired a digital forensics firm to investigate the data leak. A Facebook statement said the forensics firm Stroz Friedberg would “conduct a comprehensive audit of Cambridge Analytica,” and that the company had agreed to comply and provide access to its servers and systems.