Elon Musk Joins #DeleteFacebook, Shuts Down SpaceX & Tesla Pages

Elon Musk speaks onstage at Elon Musk Answers Your Questions! during SXSW at ACL Live

Elon Musk speaks onstage at Elon Musk Answers Your Questions! during SXSW at ACL Live

Earlier on Sunday, Elon Musk justified his decision to delete his SpaceX and Tesla Facebook pages amid the Cambridge Analytica scandal, claiming that the social media giant gives him the "willies".

Recently, a whistleblower, Christopher Wylie shocked the world when he revealed that data analysis firm Cambridge Analytica and Facebook were involved in a scandal wherein the former illegally lifted data of millions of Facebook users' without their knowledge and consent and used it to influence voter trends in several countries.

Brian Acton, the co-founder of popular messaging service, WhatsApp, whose product was bought by Facebook in 2014 for a whopping Dollars 16 billion, took to the microblogging platform and said - "It is time". The Firefox developer is demanding that Facebook do better to protect users' privacy from third-party apps.

'13 Reasons Why' adds warning video for Season 2
On Wednesday, Netflix shared video content on how the show has helped some viewers get through hard circumstances. Despite the warnings, Netflix chose to renew the show for a second season . "I'm all about suicide prevention".

The father of technology billionaire Elon Musk reportedly had a baby with his own stepdaughter! Musk obliged, saying, "I didn't realize there was one. Will do", Musk replied. Still, the Facebook Pages for each of his companies had over 2 million likes. Reporter Bryson Masse tweeted a picture of Tesla's Facebook page to Musk, asking "this should be deleted too right?"

During a tweetstorm on Friday, Musk nonchalantly erased Tesla and SpaceX's Facebook accounts. "Will do." Less than half an hour, the verified Facebook pages of SpaceX and Tesla, Inc are no longer accessible, Xinhua reported. "So don't think I'm some kind of martyr or my companies are taking a huge blow".

German bank Commerzbank also said it was putting Facebook advertising "on hold" as it evaluates data security.

150 short-finned pilot whales died in mass Australia beaching
As of Friday afternoon, only 15 whales were alive, and a rescue operation was under way to try to herd them back to sea. The largest stranding incident happened in 1918 on the shore of Chatham Island, almost 1000 pilot whales stranded.

When Zuckerberg was asked about Musk's views on the dangers of robots, the founder of Facebook criticized the "detractors" whose "apocalyptic scenarios" were "irresponsible". "Sorry", Musk wrote on Twitter.

When someone on Twitter questioned Musk as to why did he delete SpaceX's Facebook page, he replied briefly.

Of course, Musk would have one less spot to share clips of his nifty flamethrower if he left Instagram - which he has not done at the time of this writing.

N.Korea agrees to hold high-level talks: Seoul
South Korean officials also brokered a potential meeting between Mr Kim and President Donald Trump by the end of May. The rivals agreed to a summit in late April when Mr Moon's envoys visited Mr Kim in Pyongyang earlier this month.

The space explorer spared no punches in an interview with American Rolling Stone magazine about his feelings towards his father.

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