Mark Hamill deletes Facebook account: 'Mark Zuckerberg values profit more than truthfulness'
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“Star Wars” star Mark Hamill deleted his Facebook account on Sunday, saying that Mark ZuckerbergMark Elliot ZuckerbergHillicon Valley: Conspiracy theories run rampant online amid Floyd protests | First lawsuit filed against Trump social media order | Snapchat to no longer promote Trump's account Dozens of ex-Facebook employees criticize Zuckerberg over stance on Trump posts First lawsuit filed against Trump's social media order MORE, the co-founder and CEO of the social media outlet, “values profit more than truthfulness.”

Hamill announced his departure from Facebook in a tweet, saying, “I know this is a big 'Who Cares?' for the world at large, but I'll sleep better at night.”


The post has received more than 19,000 retweets and 165,000 likes as of Monday evening.

Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, made his announcement after Facebook declared it does not plan to make changes to its political advertising policy that allows misinformation in ads ahead of the 2020 election. 

The Hill reached out to Facebook for comment.

The “Star Wars” star is not the only actor to criticize Facebook.

“Borat” actor Sacha Baron Cohen also attacked Facebook during a November speech while accepting an award from the Anti-Defamation League, saying that if Facebook had been around during Adolf Hitler’s reign, he could have posted “30-second ads on his ‘solution’ to the ‘Jewish problem.’”

Facebook denounced Cohen at the time, saying he “misrepresented Facebook’s policies” since hate speech is banned on the website.