After Facebook confirmed that Cambridge Analytica has used data that had been collected from 50 million users without their consent.
Wozniak said that Facebook doesn't protect its users' data the way Apple does, and instead profits from its user's information. In his words, Facebook is essentially making money on the identities and info of its users without the users seeing any of the proceeds.
"It's turned into money but none is returned to you for providing your data", he said.
Wozniak says he closed his Facebook account after several trusted friends deleted their accounts last week amid the company's data privacy scandal. Steve Wozniak suggested that he is even ready to pay a fee in order to protect his personal data from ads while still using Facebook.
Copyright 2018 United Press International, Inc. "I can still deal with old school email and text messages", he wrote.
And previous year he said, "I admire Facebook, but I'm a little scared of the power Facebook and Google get and I avoid them more than most people". "Ads and spam are bad things these days and there are no controls over them".
According to a report in USA Today, "Woz" has become the latest member of the #DeleteFacebook movement. This does bring an interesting angle to the exodus of Facebook users, which could potentially mean that dozens of Facebook usernames could someday be reused by other people for less than innocent purposes.
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With Facebook's share price hovering at around 15% less than when the scandal first broke, these are serious questions that the social network is going to have to continue to ask itself.
In March, Apple CEO Tim Cook suggested that Facebook should be more stringent in choosing which apps can operate on its platform. "I wouldn't be in that situation", Cook said recently.