WhatsApp co-founder: Time to #deletefacebook

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In 2014, Facebook bought WhatsApp in a deal of cash and stock worth $19 billion, Facebook's largest acquisition. At present, Acton is running his own venture, named Signal.

Facebook has come under scrutiny after reports emerged that Cambridge Analytical, a data analytics company, accessed the company's user data for over 50 million accounts without their permission. "Given your commitment at the start of the New Year to "fixing" Facebook, I hope that this representative will be you", Collins wrote to Zuckerberg according to the news report. It was a great opportunity to connect with some fantastic people.

That data was sold on to UK-based political consultants Cambridge Analytica - which reportedly played a leading role in the Donald Trump presidential campaign.

European Union (EU) and British lawmakers have demanded that the social media giant clarify data breach following revelations that personal data was massively misused for political purposes. Last year, Chamath Palihapitiya - Facebook's former head of user growth - sparked a debate by saying that they have "created tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works".

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The Commercial Appeal also reported donations to the athletic department dropped $1.1 million in the 2016-17 fiscal year. Last year, the Magic made Hardaway the fifth player in team history to be inducted into the Orlando Magic Hall of Fame .

Approximately 270,000 people downloaded the app. With the Cambridge Analytica scandal, however, the company is facing what could be its biggest ever crisis-even WhatsApp's co-founder is calling for people to delete their accounts.

The co-founder of WhatsApp is the recent one joining the #DeleteFacebook movement, as the Federal Trade Commission was reported to be carrying out the investigations about company's handling of personal data.

Speaking of Zuckerberg, Members of Parliament in the United Kingdom have summoned the CEO to appear before a select committee investigating fake news. The company now faces the prospect of a congressional hearing, stock market plunge, and multiple investigations both in the USA and U.K. However, the last time we checked, Acton's Facebook profile was still there.

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