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More People Claim They Too Are Quitting Facebook

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Jason Calacanis, famous blogger and founder of Santa Monica-based Mahalo, joined the ever-growing movement to quit Facebook and deleted his account around noon today. Calacanis blogged saying, “simply put, I no longer trust Facebook or Mark Zuckerberg (the founder of Facebook) with my information”. He pointed out that even when you delete your account you can log back in at any time, which means Facebook still has all your information stored.There is also a stirring over Facebook’s initiative to customize and individualize a person's website, which means they link the information on your page to other sites. Calacanis is asking others to delete their Facebook accounts and post a YouTube video saying “I deleted/deactivated my Facebook Page.” He says that if enough people do it Facebook will have to start taking privacy issues more seriously.