The actor sent Business Insider a statement which explained his stance further, saying social media has created cyber-bridges which allow foreign powers and groups to interfere with American interests.
The statement continues, saying there's no cyber-wall to protect the American people from outsiders, and US companies should take a moral responsibility to oversee interference.
He ended the statement, stating that the world needs capitalism with a conscience.
Carrey is asking his fans and follows to join him in quitting the site.
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