- Zuckerberg’s leaked phone number revealed that he uses Signal messenger
- Personal information of more than 500 million Facebook users was leaked online recently
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg uses the Signal app, according to security researcher Dave Walker. Walker posted the screenshot of the Facebook founder’s phone number confirming his presence on the messaging platform.
Recently, it was revealed that the personal data of 533 million Facebook users was leaked, including details like name, date of birth, location, marriage details, Facebook user ID and contact number. Zuckerberg was also a victim of this data breach.
In another turn of events, Mark Zuckerberg also respects his own privacy, by using a chat app that has end-to-end encryption and isn't owned by @facebook
This is the number associated with his account from the recent facebook leak. https://t.co/AXbXrF4ZxE
— Dave Walker (@Daviey) April 4, 2021
Mark Zuckerberg uses WhatsApp rival messaging platform Signal
In the past, Mark Zuckerberg has pushed for end-to-end encryption on all three social media platforms that Facebook owns – Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp.
Six million out of the 533 million Facebook users affected by the data breach are from India. According to a Bloomberg report, the database of stolen phone numbers was posted to a Hacker’s forum.