WhatsApp Co-founder Brian Acton joins #DeleteFacebook Movement


Brian Acton made a fortune selling a company he co-founded, WhatsApp, to Facebook for $16 billion, and now he’s joined the #DeleteFacebook movement.

Acton, who left WhatsApp this year to start is own foundation, joined the #DeleteFacebook trend on his Twitter, writing:

It is time. #deletefacebook

The hashtag started trending after it was revealed by Facebook that data of over 50 million users was misused in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections.

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The company’s value had dropped $37 billion since the reveal.

According to The Verge , Acton, just last month, invested $50 million into signal, another instant messaging app.

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