Apple co-founder deactivates his Facebook account

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Cambridge Analytica, a London-based data firm tied to President Donald Trump's campaign, gained access to information for an estimated 87 million Facebook users without their knowledge.

Wozniak says that he would rather pay extra money to Facebook rather than allow them to have and use his information.

Prior to this, Apple co-founder and CEO Tim Cook publicly sneered the social networking giant during a joint interview with Recode and MSNBC. Facebook makes a lot of advertising money off this.

He added, "Users provide every detail of their life to Facebook and".

Cook also criticized the way Facebook makes money.

His remarks also cast Apple in an awfully flattering light, as Facebook hits its lowest ebb in terms of public opinion. "I don't think at all that that means that we don't care about people".

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But now, many users are demanding that Facebook stop doing the thing that earns the company billions of dollars each year. "I can still deal with old school email and text messages", he wrote.

As The Post's Tony Romm reported, lawmakers last month called on Zuckerberg to appear before Congress to respond to the controversy involving Cambridge Analytica.

With Facebook's share price hovering at around 15% less than when the scandal first broke, these are serious questions that the social network is going to have to continue to ask itself. Steve, however, has said he isn't deleting his Facebook account just yet.

In Facebook's (and Google's for that matter) perspective, they are providing a free service that is accessible to everyone.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify on Capitol Hill on Tuesday and Wednesday about the company's ongoing data-privacy scandal and how it failed to guard against other abuses of its service.

While the data affair has been a brand crisis for Facebook in the USA and other parts of the world, the company has 2 billion global users and many observers see this as a blip. He praised Apple for respecting people's privacy. In fact, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg confirmed as much by stating that users would need to pay to avoid having their data used for advertising.

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