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Facebook analysts are sounding off on executive turnover, privacy, and regulation (FB)

Facebook shares fell Monday after a handful of Wall Street analysts expressed concern over the company's recent management changes as well as regulation- and privacy-related uncertainty. Needham downgraded its rating from "buy" to "hold," pointing in part to violent images of the New Zealand shooting uploaded to the site. Bank of America Merrill Lynch lowered its price target, citing the possible "revenue impact of a more privacy centric platform." Watch Facebook trade live. Facebook shares ...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Tech firms scrambled to keep dozens of copies of videos showing the New Zealand mosque shooting off their platforms. YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter struggled to stop users ripping and uploading copies of the original video, and the distressing footage was easily discoverable the day after the incident. Facebook, facing huge criticism over live streaming, says it removed 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand shooting in 24 ho...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Instagram, North Korea, Trends, Andreessen, New Zealand, Andreessen Horowitz, Wall Street Journal, Alexa, Marc Andreessen, Kim Jong, Chris Cox

14 of the most important early Facebook employees — and where they are now

On March 14, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the departure of two key executives: chief product officer Chris Cox and head of WhatsApp Chris Daniels. Cox and Daniels join a long list of Facebook employees who have left the company. We took a look at where 14 of the most important Facebook employees throughout the company's history are now. On March 14, CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the departure of Chris Cox , chief product officer and longtime employee of Facebook. Cox joined th...
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A red flag in a Facebook exec's goodbye letter shows there's bad blood over Mark Zuckerberg's radical privacy plan

Facebook on Thursday announced that its chief product officer, Chris Cox, and Chris Daniels, the head of WhatsApp, were leaving the company. A telling line in Cox's goodbye letter suggests there were significant disagreements over Mark Zuckerberg's plan to pivot Facebook to privacy. This was backed up by a report in The New York Times, which said there were frustrations over Zuckerberg's vision for the company. Facebook sprang a surprise Thursday when CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that anothe...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Trends, New York Times, The Times, Silicon Valley, Ben Horowitz, Kevin Systrom, Sheryl Sandberg, Marc Andreessen, Zuckerberg, Samsung Galaxy, Mark, Cox, Daniels

This red flag in a Facebook exec's goodbye letter shows there's bad blood over Mark Zuckerberg's radical privacy plan

Facebook announced on Thursday that chief product officer Chris Cox and Chris Daniels, the head of WhatsApp, are leaving the company. There was telling line in Cox's goodbye letter that suggests there were significant disagreements over Mark Zuckerberg's plan to pivot Facebook to privacy. This was backed up by a report in The New York Times, which said there were frustrations over Zuckerberg's vision for the company. Facebook sprung a surprise on Thursday when Mark Zuckerberg announced that a...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Trends, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Ben Horowitz, Times, Kevin Systrom, Sheryl Sandberg, Cto, Marc Andreessen, Zuckerberg, Mark, Cox, Daniels

Facebook loses head of product Chris Cox and WhatsApp chief Chris Daniels

Two of Facebook’s top executives – head of product Chrix Co and WhatsApp chief Chris Daniels are leaving the company after disagreements with Mark Zuckerberg over the company’s future direction. Differences over new single integrated privacy focused platform: The departures... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Internet, Social Media, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, Chris Cox, Chris Daniels, Industry Moves, Chrix Co

2 top Facebook execs, including 13-year veteran Chris Cox, exit company

Facebook says two of its top executives are leaving the company. Chief Product Officer Chris Cox and Chris Daniels, who heads messaging app WhatsApp, are departing. It isn’t clear what future plans the executives have. Cox was in charge of Facebook’s apps including its flagship social media site, as well as Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger. He joined 13 years ago and helped create Facebook’s News Feed feature. “It is with great sadness I share with you that after thirteen years, I’ve decided to...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Sport, Soccer, Cox, Chris Cox, Chris Daniels, Will Cathcart, Cox Longtime Facebook

Facebook's C-Suite Continues to Melt Down Amid Zuckerberg's Plan to Bundle Products

Chris Cox, one of the first handful of engineers hired to Facebook, a close personal friend of Mark Zuckerberg’s and, until very recently, Chief Product Officer of the entire suite of the company’s products, is departing the company.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Instagram, Whatsapp, Zuckerberg, Chris Cox, Chris Daniels, Exits

Facebook loses CPO Chris Cox and WhatsApp VP Chris Daniels

13-year Facebook veteran, Chief Product Officer, and the spirit animal of the social network Chris Cox is departing the company after two years of seeking to do something new. Cox’s exit is part of a big executive reshuffle as Facebook embarks on prioritizing privacy through messaging, groups, Stories, and integration of its chat features. CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained the departure of his long-time friend, saying “For a few years, Chris has been discussing with me his desire to do something els...
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Kevin Systrom dropped clues last year about why he would hate Facebook meddling with Instagram

Instagram's cofounders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, sensationally quit on Monday. Several reports noted that there have been recent clashes with Facebook's leadership over Instagram's autonomy, with sources saying that Facebook is exerting tighter control over its $1 billion acquisition. Systrom dropped clues last year about how much he values Instagram's independence, telling Recode that it's important "not to meddle if things are going really well." His abrupt departure suggests that Ins...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Trends, Kevin Systrom, Mike Krieger, Chris, Zuckerberg, Mark, Menlo Park, Adam, Instagram Facebook, Chris Cox, Kevin Weil, Krieger, Systrom

Both Instagram's cofounders are quitting after reported 'tensions' with Mark Zuckerberg (FB)

Instagram's two cofounders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, are leaving the company, they said in a statement on Monday night. The duo currently serve as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app's CEO and CTO respectively. According to a report from Bloomberg, the departures come "after growing tensions with [Facebook CEO] Mark Zuckerberg over the direction of the product. It comes after months of chaos and scandals for Facebook. Instagram's cofounders are leaving the company. On Monday night, Ke...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Trends, Bloomberg, Silicon Valley, The New York Times, Kevin Systrom, Wall Street Journal, Mike Krieger, Signal, Cto, Jan Koum, Samsung Galaxy Note, Zuckerberg, Mike

Facebook poaches new CMO Antonio Lucio from HP

Amidst Facebook’s biggest branding crisis, It’s just hired a veteran CMO formerly of Pepsi and Visa to boost the social network’s external image and cross-promote features inside its apps. Antonio Lucio today announced he’ll be leaving his role as HP’s CMO after three years to take that post at Facebook starting September 4th. He’s replacing Gary Briggs who in January said he’d be stepping down after five years to advise companies and work with the Democrats. Lucio’s hispanic background an...
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Why Social Media Stories Are a Big Marketing Phenomenon (And How To Use Them to Market Your Business)

It doesn’t seem like that long ago that everyone touted Facebook’s newsfeed and Instagram’s feed as the new world for marketers to go forth and conquer. How quickly times change. Initially dismissed as the playground of Millennials, “stories” have grown to become a viable media format in their own right. Not bad for a format that mostly consists of photos, pithy text overlays, and concise videos that sometimes disappear within 24 hours of being posted. Facebook’s chief product officer Chris Cox...
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Facebook and Instagram launch US political ad labeling and archive

Facebook today that it’s chosen not to shut down all political ads because that could unfairly favor incumbents and candidates without resources to buy pricey TV ads. Instead, it’s its previously announced “paid for by” labels on political and issue ads on Facebook and Instagram in the U.S. and its of all these politics-related ads that run in the U.S. That includes ads run by news publishers or others that promote articles with political content. The labeling won’t just apply to candida...
Tags: Travel, Social, TC, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, Government, US, America, Ireland, PAC, Paul ryan, Facebook Ads, Donald Trump

Facebook undergoes a huge executive reshuffle

Facebook is undergoing one of the biggest executive reshuffles in its history, the company announced internally today, Recode reports. Mark Zuckerberg is still the king of the castle, but everything below him is taking a different shape as WhatsApp, Messenger and Facebook’s Core app get new leaders. The company has been reorganized into three main groups: “Family of Apps,” which encompasses Instagram, Facebook’s core app, Messenger and WhatsApp; “New Platforms and Infrastructure,” which cover...
Tags: Travel, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, David Marcus, Cto, Jan Koum, Zuckerberg, Instagram Facebook, Chris Cox, Mike Schroepfer, Facebook s Core, Central Product Services, Kevin Weil Chris Daniels

Facebook shakes up management and plunges into blockchain

Facebook has named new leaders for some of its main divisions, including the core social network, WhatsApp and Messenger, in the biggest management reshuffling since the company's founding.The Menlo Park, California-based company also unveiled a new initiative to explore the use of blockchain, the decentralized ledger technology that underpins digital currencies like Bitcoin. The team dedicated to blockchain will be run by David Marcus, who formerly headed the Messenger chat app.Facebook's chief...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Advertising, David Marcus, Chris Cox, Kevin Weil, Cathcart, Menlo Park California, Adam Mosseri

Stories are about to surpass feed sharing. Now what?

We’re at the cusp of the visual communication era. Stories creation and consumption is up 842 percent since early 2016, according to consulting firm Block Party. Nearly a billion accounts across Snapchat, Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Messenger now create and watch these vertical, ephemeral slideshows. And yesterday, Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox showed a chart detailing how “the Stories format is on a path to surpass feeds as the primary way people share things with their fri...
Tags: Google, Social, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Instagram, Tech, Snapchat, Netflix, Facebook Messenger, Stories, Evan Spiegel, Kevin Systrom, Facebook News Feed

Facebook F8 2018: Messenger Expands AR for Users and Brands

In addition to bringing VR to the masses with the launch of Oculus Go on Tuesday, the kickoff to Facebook’s annual F8 developers conference brought more news intended to not only excite its developer community but also consumers and brands—particularly around AR and Messenger, for the latter. “We’re launching the ability for brands to integrate AR camera effects into their Messenger experience,” said Messenger head David Marcus, one of a number of enhancements for people and businesses to deepe...
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Messenger, Spotify, Technology, Instagram, Asus, Uncategorized, Advertising, Digital, Social Media, Nike, Whatsapp, Dating, David Marcus

Facebook and Instagram Stories open to sharing from other apps

Facebook is recruiting help to make its Stories more interesting than Snapchat’s. Starting with Spotify, SoundCloud, and GoPro, third-party apps can now let their users share to Facebook Stories and Instagram Stories. Rather than screenshotting, users will be able to hit a button to share a photo or video of a playlist, song, or mini-movie from another app into Facebook or Instagram’s Stories camera, where they can embellish it with effects and post it to their friends. GoPro’s integration...
Tags: Social, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Spotify, Instagram, Tech, Snapchat, Saavn, Chris Cox, Meitu, Soundcloud Facebook, Spotify Soundcloud, Mindie, Instagram Stories

Facebook Hits 2 Billion Monthly Users

The meteoric rise of the number of active monthly users on Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is nothing short of amazing. And when Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook has 2 billion monthly users, the company both appreciated the accomplishment, and the sense of responsibility that came with it. Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox told TechCrunch, “We’re getting to a size where it’s worth really taking a careful look at what are all the things that we can do to make social media the most positive fo...
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We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #329

LinkedIn Q3 sales up 23% to $960M Professional networking app LinkedIn has published promising Q3 earnings ahead of its planned acquisition by Microsoft at the end of the year. Revenues for the third quarter were $960 million, up 23 percent on a year ago , and membership numbers were up 18 percent to 467 million. Mobile now accounts for 60 percent of all traffic to LinkedIn, the company said, growing at double the rate of its desktop service. Instagram v Snapchat – who wins with Millennials...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Spotify, Europe, UK, Instagram, Microsoft, France, US, Seo, Linkedin, Paypal, Snapchat, Hillary Clinton, Ireland

This is Facebook's most aggressive attack on Snapchat yet (FB)

Facebook's full assault on Snapchat has begun. On Friday, Facebook announced a completely revamped camera interface in its main app that can send goofy selfies to friends that disappear after 24 hours. The test, which Facebook simply calls "the new camera," is first being made available in Ireland before rolling out to everyone. Like Snapchat, Facebook's new camera includes dozens of special effects including augmented reality selfie "masks" that look almost identical to Snapchat's Lenses. A ca...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Instagram, Australia, Trends, Ireland, Chris Cox

How Facebook will improve one of its most 'powerful' products (FB)

Urvashi Pateole got hooked on motorcycles as a teenager, falling in love with the excitement and liberation that riding offered her.   But she knew very few other Indian women who wanted to ride with her. "I realized that there was a lack of women bikers and the very few who existed were treated with hardly any respect," she told Business Insider via email. "There were many women who wanted to start riding bikes but had to face denials from home and from peers — especially men who said that this...
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