WhatsApp Cofounder Promotes #deletefacebook Amid Cambridge Analytica Scandal

On Tuesday, WhatsApp cofounder billionaire Brian Acton became part of the chorus: “It is time. #deletefacebook,” Acton tweeted publicly to about 21,000 followers. Facebook acquired WhatsApp in 2014 for about $19 billion, and Acton received about $3 billion for his stake in WhatsApp. Acton’s statement reflects a new level of public backlash against the Facebook after a series of recent controversies have raised serious questions about […]