Why has Mark Zuckerberg taped over the webcam and microphone on his MacBook?

It often seems like the height of paranoia; the technological equivalent of wearing a tin-foil hat: sticking a piece of tape over your webcam so that hackers aren’t watching you.

But it isn’t only conspiracy theorists that believe it’s a good idea to cover up: Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has resorted to taping over the camera and microphone on his MacBook.

In a post celebrating Facebook-owned Instagram reaching 500 million users on Tuesday, he uploaded a photo showing his laptop in the background.

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