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".
Climate change will cause huge internal migration around the world
Cities would also need to create enough jobs, and boost health and education services, to meet the needs of the growing number of people migrating to urban areas.
"It is time", Acton wrote, adding the hashtag #deletefacebook. The revelations about the Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal have led to 10% slip in Facebook's stock, leaving the online social media and social networking service company users agitated about the privacy violation.After both co-founders made billions by cutting a deal with Zuckerberg's Facebook in 2014, Acton left the company in September previous year while Jan Koum continues to lead the charge. WhatsApp declined to comment.
Since revelations on Saturday that a political consulting firm had improperly obtained personal data on 50 million Facebook users, the world's largest social media company has lost US$60 billion (S$79 million) of its stock market value.
James Packer resigns from Crown board
Crown shares were down 0.9 percent at A$12.96 at 11:28 a.m., valuing the Melbourne-based company at A$8.9 billion ($6.8 billion). Packer sold off more than 100 million Australian dollars, about $75 million American, of his own shares in Crown.
The hashtag formed amidst claims that Facebook allowed data analytics company Cambridge Analytica to collect data from Facebook users' profiles.
It's not clear if Acton is advising others to delete Facebook or simply declaring that he plans to do so himself. According to The Verge, Acton has not replied to a request for comment. With the Anton then made a decision to invest $50 million into Signal Foundation, a non-profit organization and direct alternative to WhatsApp. A Facebook statement said the forensics firm Stroz Friedberg would "conduct a comprehensive audit of Cambridge Analytica", and that the company had agreed to comply and provide access to its servers and systems.
Police warn Liverpool fans over plan for hostile Manchester City 'greeting'
Naturally enough, "We Are Liverpool" were forced into a quick clarification of exactly what kind of welcome they were trying to organise.