Signal app has taken a dig at Facebook CEO and owner of WhatsApp messenger, Mark Zuckerberg, after a security expert revealed that he too is on Signal.

Reacting to a media report, the official Twitter account of Signal app said, “With the May 15th WhatsApp Terms of Service acceptance deadline fast approaching, Mark leads by example:”

This came to light after Zuckerberg’s information was leaked in the alleged data breach of 533 million Facebook users earlier this month.

Zuckerberg’s contact number, data including his name, location, marriage details, birth date, and Facebook user ID was leaked, according to an online report.

Cyber researcher Dave Walker confirmed that Facebook co-founders Chris Hughes and Dustin Moskovitz’ personal details were also leaked with the data.

He has confirmed about Zuckerberg via a tweet on April 4, “Mark Zuckerberg is regrettably included in the leak…”

In another tweet, Walker said: “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.”

The news comes at a time when users outraged with Facebook-owned WhatsApp’s new privacy policy are opting for seemingly safer alternatives like Signal, which has utmost emphasis on privacy.

WhatsApp’s contentious new terms of service are slated to come into effect from May 2021 and changes how Facebook can access users’ chats with business accounts.

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