Facebook had bought WhatsApp in 2014 for a whopping sum of $21 billion.
Definitely a weird tweet from Acton-let's see what he has to say next about his tweet, and whether it was actually him sending the message or a "hacker". 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 deleteFacebook.
Acton is not the first to call for a boycott of Facebook over the election scandal, as actor Jim Carrey publicly announced he would be dumping his stock in the company and deleting his personal account in February, stating, "We must encourage more oversight by the owners of these social media platforms". There are quite a few tweets around the hashtag, with the social network being accused of not taking user privacy and data seriously.
Reward offered for missing rugby player Authorities have been with her family "shoulder-to-shoulder throughout this ordeal", she said. Police say alcohol is not believed to have played a role in his disappearance.
They did this by creating a quiz that was taken by 270,000 Facebook users.
Facebook said University of Cambridge psychologist Aleksandr Kogan, who developed the app used to harvest user data, also agreed to cooperate.
The "DeleteFacebook" train just got another passenger. Apparently, Facebook knew all about this data leak in 2015 but the public wasn't made aware of this news until this weekend. Mark Zuckerberg'sFacebook empire is now suffering after news broke out in the media that the privately held company have acquired private user data of 50 million users on Facebook through series of leaks.
Facebook communications statement has been issued which says, "The claim that this is a data breach is completely false".
Others on social media regarded the portrait as an appropriate likeness of somebody who routinely lies from the podium. Unfortunately, the tweet went viral and Carrey was subsequently accused of online bullying.
Two explosive devices were detonated Thursday along the border, which had already provoked Israeli attacks on Hamas positions. Israel withdrew its troops and settlers from Gaza in 2005 but maintains tight control over the enclave's land and sea border.
It is the brainchild of Charlie Ebersol, the director of ESPN's 30 for 30 documentary on the XFL that was broadcast a year ago . The Alliance will feature eight teams with 50-player rosters, built primarily through regionally based allocation in the fall.
The Premier League season is careering towards its inevitable conclusion, but there is still so much time for heaps of drama. But the reaction has been pretty negative, with Liverpool fans insisting Salah should keep No.11 and make it legendary.
Austin's police chief says the latest bombing to hit the city was detonated by a tripwire, "showing a different level of skill". This latest attack has even impacted area schoolchildren. "It's more sophisticated, it's not targeted towards individuals".
The US trade deficit with China ran to a record $375 billion past year - but US exports to the country were also at a record. Washington could impose more than $60 billion in tariffs on goods ranging from electronics to apparel, footwear and toys.
This year's event featured about 130 units, including bands, dance groups, floats and the quintessential element of any St. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio , also a Democrat, marched with police Commissioner James O'Neill under sunny skies.
Katy Perry Takes Subtle Dig at Taylor Swift on American Idol
She denied it and added: "You do something, there's going to be a reaction, and trust me daddy, there's going to be a reaction". At that point, Swift began to project her image as being above the fray. "I love her, as a songwriter, as well".
Uber Self-Driving Car Strikes and Kills Arizona Woman
Following a fatal accident in Tempe, Arizona , Uber has suspended all self-driving tests on public roads across North America. Last year, Uber announced it was buying 24,000 Volvo XC90s, as it moved to grow its fleet of autonomous SUVs, from 2019.
Everyone's Irish for at least one day of the year
This is done as a commemoration of St Patrick's Day , a yearly event that celebrates Irish culture and history . Celebrated properly, St Patrick's Christian inheritance should be free from all narrow political trappings.
USA media: Trump to fire national security adviser
His economic nationalism became the lynchpin of Trump policies, even as many of his other ideas were rebuffed by policy rivals. McMaster, but is willing to take his time because he wants to avoid humiliating him as well as to have a successor ready.
Zeal for Xi Jinping across China's media
Japanese Emperor Akihito wished Xi good health and China prosperity. The newly elected also took a solemn oath of allegiance. This is published unedited from the PTI feed .
PolitiFact California: Trump Visits California
People were not able to see them up close, as access to the prototypes is restricted. "They're all taking refuge". I will continue to zealously fight to defend our state laws and protect the public safety of all Californians.