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Brian Acton Says Facebook Needs Deletion


One of WhatsApp's founding partners, Brian Acton, who resigned as a result of his disagreement on Facebook, said Facebook continues to defend that it should be deleted.

Brian Acton, co-founder of Whatsapp, attended the event for the 25th anniversary of Wired. Acton said during his speech that he still stood behind the idea that we should delete Facebook and ‘If you want to see a lot of ads in front of you, get down to the city.Kul.

If you recall, when Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal was heard by all, it was very tense. The company refrained from declaring the misuse of the political consulting firm to influence the results of the 2016 US elections. Meanwhile, Brian Acton became popular. #deletefacebook movement.

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Brian Acton, more than a year away from Facebook in the time period we were talking about. Acton was the result of a dispute with Mark Zuckerberg on WhatsApp's monetary issues in 2017. he resigned.

A journalist at Wired's summit asked Acton why he decided to make his feelings public. Acton, ‘At that time there was increasing pressure against Facebook. I thought maybe it was time.’.

Brian Acton is perhaps the first person to speak against the company after leaving Facebook. Chamath Palihapitiya was another person who spoke against the company after leaving Facebook with Acton. In 2017, Chamath completed his ‘We have created tools that disintegrate the fabric of society.’He had mixed up with his statement.

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Brian Acton, who left Facebook, founded Signal Foundation, an encrypted message application used by journalists and human rights lawyers around the world. Acton said at the Wired summit that Zuckerberg was skeptical of his encryption attempts, adding:

"If he wants to do something like that, he will. But he ‘change my mindBilinen."

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The company is under pressure from many US politicians. Politicians suspect that Facebook's encryption attempts could jeopardize national security. Attorney General William Bar even sent a letter to Mark Zuckerberg telling him to stop his encryption plans and told them about his concerns about national security.