Brian Acton

Apple Co-Founder The Latest To #DeleteFacebook -- Here's Who Else Has Done It

Here's one Facebook (FB) group that the social network doesn't want to see continue to grow -- the list of public figures and companies that have …

Social Media

Facebook: 'The truth has been lost'

After the recent data abuse scandal, Facebook wants to make it easier for its users to protect their privacy. But big data entrepreneur and …

Social Media

Facebook's (FB) Troubles Increase with Indonesia's Warning

1 / 2<p>Indonesia's government warns Facebook (FB) and asks it to keep a check on the platform's influence on political results ahead of elections in …

Social Media

Facebook’s Troubles Underscore Blockchains’ Opportunity

Status updates. Likes. Photo uploads. Friend requests. DMs. Tags. Clicks. Views.<p>Every action you perform on Facebook--and its sister services like …

Social Media

Is it time to delete Facebook?

The overly social network comes to terms with unhappy users<p>Cambridge Analytica’s systematic harvesting of Facebook user preferences to create detailed models of voter emotions appears to have played a significant role in the election of Donald Trump and the victory of the “Brexiters” on the …

Privacy

Dutch voters say 'no' to new spy law

Voters in the Netherlands narrowly rejected a proposed law granting authorities sweeping powers to spy on their data. The referendum was non-binding, …

Privacy

Could departing advertisers kill Facebook?

"Move fast and break things" is a famous Facebook corporate motto. The recent data breach scandal has certainly seen trust broken fast, especially …

Social Media

Playboy latest to delete facebook amid data handling fallout

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Playboy announced its intention to deactivate its Facebook accounts and leave the social network amid escalating concerns …

Social Media

How to Download Your Facebook Data

<i>Playboy</i> has today joined Elon Musk, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton and thousands of others around the world by deleting its Facebook presence in the …

Social Media

Is It Safe to Buy Facebook Inc. Again?

The social network faces a lot of questions, but its long-term outlook remains bright.<p><b>Facebook</b> (NASDAQ:FB) is already facing a number of challenges. …

Social Media

Facebook is now under FTC investigation for the Cambridge Analytica data scandal

The recent Cambridge Analytica scandal has proven that Facebook Inc. has some serious user privacy issues, and Facebook’s public image took another …

Cambridge Analytica

Elon Musk Just Deleted Space X's Facebook Page

"What's Facebook?"<p>The Tesla and SpaceX Facebook pages have vanished, minutes after Elon Musk – the CEO of both companies – said that he had never …

Elon Musk

Facebook’s digital empire hard to shake despite Cambridge Analytica scandal

LONDON — Following revelations that roughly 50 million U.S. Facebook users may have had their data harvested without their knowledge, people from …

Social Media

Facebook logs every call and every text users make and receive on their phones

Facebook users are reporting that the social media giant has been routinely storing details of every mobile phone call they have made and …

Social Media

Nothing political, I just don’t like Facebook : Musk

After taking down SpaceX, Tesla and his own official pages from Facebook, the billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has now justified his action.<p>“It’s …

Donald Trump

Elon Musk deletes Facebook pages he didn't even know he had

Elon Musk has jumped on the #deletefacebook train, deleting the pages for SpaceX and Tesla from the disgraced social media site and erasing their millions-strong followings.<p>In case you’ve been living in seclusion for the last week or so, Facebook has found itself embroiled in a scandal involving a …

Social Media

Elon Musk deletes Facebook accounts for Tesla and SpaceX

Facebook pages for Tesla and SpaceX disappeared Friday after CEO Elon Musk got dared to delete them on Twitter.<p>The road to the pages’ surprise demise …

Elon Musk

‘A grand illusion’: seven days that shattered Facebook’s facade

Revelations about the depths of Facebook’s failure to protect our data have finally pulled back the curtain, observers say<p>Cambridge Analytica scandal: the biggest revelations so far<p>“Dumb fucks.” That’s how Mark Zuckerberg described users of Facebook for trusting him with their personal data back in …

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Has Lost $9 Billion in the Last Week

Massive data leak continues to hit Facebook chief exec’s wallet<p>Mark Zuckerberg isn’t exactly waiting around for his tax return, but it’s been a rough …

Mark Zuckerberg

The new social media imperative: Distance yourself

Elon Musk deleted the Facebook pages of both Tesla and SpaceX on Friday.Should you and your company do the same?Just like Musk, you have to guard …

Social Media

Elon Musk just deleted SpaceX, Tesla Facebook pages

Elon Musk just deleted SpaceX's and Tesla's Facebook pages.<p>At first we thought the Instagram-obsessed billionaire was joking or, as someone would …

Elon Musk

AP News Guide: Facebook's widening crisis over user data

Editions: Mobile • Text alerts • RSS • Twitter • Newsletters • Paper<p>Find it: Jobs • Cars • Homes • Apartments • Dating • Weekly ads • Coupons • Shopping • Classifieds • Place …

Notre Dame

Elon Musk just removed Tesla and SpaceX from Facebook

Elon Musk wasn’t joking when he said he said he’d take down SpaceX’s Facebook account this week. The co-founder of WhatsApp (which Facebook acquired in 2014) Brian Acton tweeted on March 20 that “it is time.”<p>After feigning ignorance of the social media network, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO admitted …

Elon Musk

Zuckerberg can't fix Facebook's quagmire

I think I understand why Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg has been slow to respond to the Cambridge Analytica scandal. He's stuck in a catch-22. Any fix for Facebook's previous big problem -- fake news -- would make the current big problem with data harvesting worse.<p>As a media …

Social Media

It Sure Looks Like Elon Musk Just Deleted Tesla And SpaceX’s Facebook Pages

Moments after joking "what's Facebook?" on Twitter, Elon Musk deleted the Facebook pages for two of his companies, Tesla and SpaceX.<p>Elon Musk seems to have joined the #DeleteFacebook movement.<p>After jokingly tweeting “what’s Facebook?” at the cofounder of WhatsApp — which was acquired by Facebook in …

Social Media

Elon Musk Deletes Facebook Pages for SpaceX and Tesla

Sensing a PR opportunity, Elon Musk deleted the pages for his companies SpaceX and Tesla this week. The ploy comes amid a growing backlash to …

Elon Musk

Elon Musk deleted his companies' Facebook pages amid #DeleteFacebook, and it's like the battle of the billionaires

Ever since the bombshell dropped on March 17th that a data analytics firm had used Facebook to secretly collect users’ data, calls to #DeleteFacebook …

Tesla

SpaceX Facebook page down after Musk promises on Twitter

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: SpaceX founder Musk at a press conference following the first launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket in Cape …

Social Media

Elon Musk axes Facebook pages for Tesla and SpaceX (after finding out they’re there)

Facebook suffered another blow today: Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, had those two companies’ official pages removed from the …

Elon Musk

Once A Getaway Where Bunnies Frolicked, Now A 'Black Hole'

In the aftermath of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica data scandal, it remains to be seen whether the #deletefacebook movement will catch on and users …

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