Facebook is now enmeshed in several scandals, including the issue of privacy protocols in the wake of user data furnished to British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. Cambridge, a political consulting, firm apparently misused users' data, USA Today said.
In an email to USA Today, Wozniak says Facebook makes a lot of advertising money from personal details provided by users. "It's brought me more negatives than positives", Wozniak writes in a post on April 8, as USA Today reports.
Xi takes center stage to defend China's trade from Trump barrage
He's got to show he's ready to retaliate against United States trade threats while demonstrating China's commitment to opening up. Any additional tariffs would be subject to a public comment process and would not go into effect until that process is complete.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says he isn't sure Facebook can fix its privacy issues and he expects it will be decades before it changes its policies.
During the worldwide business conference in Montreal a year ago, Wozniak said that he is looking to "avoid Google and Facebook". While it claims to not sell personal information directly to advertisers, it relies on that data to better target ads.
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North Korea Said to Offer Direct Assurance It Will Discuss Denuclearization
Before the president abruptly agreed to a summit meeting last month - a gesture that followed a sudden shift of his own by Mr. This appears to confirm recent reports by South Korea and China that Kim has indicated he is open to denuclearisation .
Woz's ditching of the social media platform-the latest departure by a high-profile user-comes as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg meets with lawmakers ahead of his hearings before Senate and House committees this week. "I did not feel that this is what people want done to them", he said.
"Facebook's Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before Congress in wake of the controversy over the leak of users" data. "I wouldn't be in the situation", said Cook. 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. Facebook has never charged for access to its service. Several other well-known personalities also have deleted Facebook including comedians like Will Ferrell and Jim Carrey.
"You know, I find that argument, that if you're not paying that somehow we can't care about you, to be extremely glib and not at all aligned with the truth", Zuckerberg told Vox.
Malcolm Turnbull faces leadership pressure ahead of polls
Mr Turnbull spent time on the phone over the past week attempting to calm any backbenchers feeling rattled by the uncertainty, The Australian reported on Saturday.