Twitterati Can't Keep Calm After Farhan Akhtar Deletes Account

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For the last few days, Facebook has been in news for the facing an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission and calls for legislative testimonies in the United States and Europe.

Akhtar Tuesday rubbished rumours that he would play the role of a police officer in Don 3.

Well, Farhan is not the only actor who has deleted his personal account on Facebook.

Bollywood actor-director Farhan Akhtar is the latest celebrity to quit the social network in the wake of the Facebook data breach row. "However, the verified FarhanAkhtarLive page is still active". This is to inform you all that I have permanently deleted my personal Facebook account. Political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica's improper usage of over 50 million user data to aid US President Trump's campaign has earned flak for the popular website.

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Earlier public figures and celebs like Elon Musk (Co-founder of SpaceX) Singer and actress Cher and popular Hollywood actor Jim Carrey also chose to abandon Facebook due to the similar reason. The 44-year-old actor, however, did not mention the exact reason for quitting the social networking platform.

Jim Carrey tweeted: "I'm dumping my Facebook stock and deleting my page because Facebook profited from Russian interference in our elections and they're still not doing enough to stop it".

It is post this controversy that WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton tweeted on the need to #deletefacebook.