Elon Musk pulls Tesla and SpaceX from Facebook

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Entrepreneur Elon Musk has had a central Facebook pages for his Tesla and SpaceX companies deleted.

The #deletefacebook transformation has grown after information organisation Cambridge Analytica was indicted of receiving a personal information of about 50 million users.

Mr Musk had poked fun during orator code Sonos after it pronounced it would postpone promotion on Facebook for one week.

His supporters challenged him to have his possess companies’ pages deleted, that he did within minutes.

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Mr Musk pronounced he “didn’t realise” that his SpaceX code had a Facebook page. “Literally never seen it even once,” he wrote on Twitter. “Will be left soon.”

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Another supporter forked out his organisation Tesla also had a form on a amicable network.

“Looks lame,” he replied. Both profiles left within mins of his posts.

The pages had some-more than 2.5 million supporters any before they were deactivated.

In 2016, Facebook used SpaceX to launch a new communications satellite valued during some-more than $200m (£150m).

Media captionThe impulse a SpaceX rocket exploded

However, a rocket exploded on a launch pad and broken a satellite.

After a contributor tweeted that “@elonmusk blew adult Mark Zuckerberg’s satellite”, Mr Musk replied: “Yeah, my error for being an idiot. We did give them a giveaway launch to make adult for it and we consider they had some insurance.”

He pronounced he would continue to use Facebook-owned Instagram for a time being, though lamented “FB change is solemnly creeping in”.

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