With Facebook getting buried in its greatest ever contention following an enormous data breach, WhatsApp prime supporter Brian Acton took to Twitter asking everybody to delete Facebook.

Acton took to the microblogging stage and stated, “It is time. #deletefacebook” after concerns were flagged on data protection.

Facebook is facing the warmth after Cambridge Analytica, a British consulting company, was blamed for collecting data of up to 50 million Facebook users without permission and using the data to help politicians, including US President Donald Trump and the Brexit campaign.

Since reports of Cambridge Analytica utilizing Facebook’s users data became known, individuals have been asking via web-based networking media to either #DeleteFacebook or #BoycottFacebook accordingly.

In the interim, Cambridge Analytica, has suspended its CEO, Alexander Nix.

In 2014, Facebook bought WhatsApp for an incredible USD 19 billion, making it the organization’s largest acquisition.

European Union (EU) and British legislators have demanded that online networking giant Facebook ought to illuminate data breach following revelations that personal data was greatly abused for political purposes.

English officials have summoned Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to give oral evidence subsequent to “Misleading to the Committee” happened at a past hearing. The US Federal Trade Commission, a shopper and rivalry guard dog, is additionally exploring Facebook.

The online networking mammoth admitted that an expected 2,70,000 individuals had downloaded the application and shared their own data to it.

Be that as it may, the firm denied all wrong doing and demanded it took after the right systems in getting and using data.

Facebook shares tumbled another 2.6 percent yesterday after a 6.8 percent dive Monday on news of the outrage.

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