It must be noted that Acton didn't elaborate upon his reasons of joining the bandwagon, but Business Insider reports that his Facebook account appears to have been deactivated (for whatever reason), and folks are also pointing toward an old 2009 tweet from Acton, who related how he was rejected by Facebook while applying for a job. WhatsApp's other co-founder Jan Koum continues to lead the company. "Today, along with Massachusetts Attorney General Healey, we sent a demand letter to Facebook - the first step in our joint investigation to get to the bottom of what happened".
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Nevada is showing that no lead is safe. "I've seen too many guys when the guy makes a 3 and it goes into overtime". Then Cincinnati blitzed them again, opening the second half on a 14-5 run to extend the lead 19 points.
Brian Acton, the co-founder of messenger application WhatsApp, called for followers to delete Facebook in a tweet on Tuesday evening. Acton had recently invested about $50 million in privacy-focused Singal app, often regarded as an alternative to WhatsApp. Koum remains with the company, but Acton left WhatsApp in 2017 to start his own nonprofit foundation "focused at the intersection of nonprofit, technology and communications".
Facebook said University of Cambridge psychologist Aleksandr Kogan, who developed the app used to harvest user data, also agreed to cooperate.
Turkish troops take control of Kurdish enclave in Syria
Turkey-backed forces swept into the northwestern Syrian town of Afrin on Sunday, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said. But a growing number of witness accounts and social media posts indicated that the Free Syrian Army had entered.
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. "It is now time to hear from a senior Facebook executive with the sufficient authority to give an accurate account of this catastrophic failure of process". According to Facebook, Kogan then sold the data to Cambridge Analytica and in 2015, Kogan and Cambridge Analytica were told to delete the data.
Facebook has already suspended Cambridge Analytica from its platform.
Trump approves official travel to Taiwan
Stanley Kao (高碩泰), Taiwan's representative to the U.S., said he is looking forward to more interaction between the two countries. President Donald Trump signed into law a bill opening travel and diplomacy with Taiwan, something China warned against.