Did Farhan Akhtar Quit Facebook Over Privacy Concerns?

Jim Carrey and Elon Musk have raised questions about Facebook’s data breaches. 

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Farhan Akhtar has deleted his personal Facebook profile. 

Amidst the controversy over the social-networking platform - Facebook’s privacy concerns, a #DeleteFacebook movement has been gaining momentum. Public personalities such as Cher, Jimmy Carrey, and Elon Musk, have already quit the networking site, and following their cue is Bollywood’s actor-director Farhan Akhtar. Though he doesn’t mention the exact reason for quitting Facebook, the timing of this decision hints that this could be because of the data breaches on the website.

Good morning. This is to inform you all that I have permanently deleted my personal Facebook account. However, the verified FarhanAkhtarLive page is still active.
Farhan Akhtar, Actor

Earlier this year, it was Hollywood actor and comedian Jim Carrey who deleted his personal profile on Facebook. Carrey then took to the micro-blogging Twitter to call out Mark Zuckerberg (founder of Facebook) about the data breaches. He also posted a message with the hashtag: #RegulateFacebook.

Who are you sharing your life with? #RegulateFacebook
Jim Carrey, Actor

Elon Musk, too, joined the #DeleteFacebook movement by deleting the Facebook pages of two of his companies: Tesla and SpaceX.

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