What ya got to hide Zuck?https://t.co/aLMh9usGTt
— Joshua Schnell (@joshuaschnell) June 21, 2016
Just how paranoid is Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg about his privacy?
So much so that the CEO of the social media company that looks to collect and monetize every tiny detail about its users puts tape over his laptop’s camera and microphone just in case anyone has hacked into his computer. Check it out:
3 things about this photo of Zuck:
Camera covered with tape
Mic jack covered with tape
Email client is Thunderbird pic.twitter.com/vdQlF7RjQt
— Chris Olson (@topherolson) June 21, 2016
Here’s a closeup:
So, what does Zuckerberg know that he’s not telling us?
Facebook exec called me "extremely paranoid" earlier this year for doing exactly this. https://t.co/UD3F3uQ7Ee
— Michael Arrington (@arrington) June 21, 2016
Pretty wild the guy who taught us to give up our privacy tapes up his webcam and microphone! https://t.co/22EhtlQX5O
— Rich DeMuro (@richdemuro) June 22, 2016
Privacy for Mark Zuckerberg, data collection for everyone else https://t.co/8Ak3WOQbHX
— andy broomfield ☠ (@andybroomfield) June 22, 2016
Keep in mind, however, that this privacy advocate just had his password hacked because it was too easy to guess:
4. Yet Twitter password was "dadada". https://t.co/VE60DXyYtK
— Craig Naples (@crgn) June 21, 2016
So Zuckerberg got hacked because his password was 'dadada' and also he puts tape over his webcam.
— Mark (@Mark_cpp) June 22, 2016
Lesson learned: Change your passwords AND tape up your camera.