An authentic totem of the geek world, Steve Wozniak is a legend. The robust, bearded man is the co-creator of Apple, and right hand of the great Steve Jobs. His word weighs and their acts more, that is why cobra is particularly important that the has joined the group of heavyweights who have abandoned Facebook.
And is that the visionary man of 67 years, pled “outraged” by the way that the l platform of Mark Zuckerberg handles the personal data of its users just before you close your profile.
Before that Wozniak other heavy hitters as Elon Musk, creator of Tesla, and Brian Acton, cofounder of WhatsApp, the disconnection of its pages. Also celebrities such as Will Ferrell, Cher, Rosie O’donnell, Jim Carrey and the band Massive Attack.
“We should disturb all of the amount of data to which they have access, such as profile information that we believe is private,” wrote Wozniak in an email published by the porta CNNMoney. “My disgust goes to Facebook. But, like all of us, I did click on ‘Ok’ or ‘OK’ or something similar and gave them everything. I have always felt uncomfortable with the social websites to sell my stuff, like my photos, and keep all the money”, he added.
Wozniak also said that Facebook does not protect the data of its users like Apple does, but on the contrary benefits from this information. Wozniak, who founded Apple in the 1970s with Steve Jobs, is still an employee of the technology giant.
Facebook is having problems to apologize after the tremendous scandal of Cambridge Analytica and social networks is circulating an initiative to motivate users to leave the platform. The number of mentions a day of #DeleteFacebook in major newspapers reached a maximum of 1,700 two weeks ago, and now it stays above 300, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.