Chris Cox Is Leaving Facebook

Cox, Facebook’s chief product officer, announced he’s leaving the company one week after Mark Zuckerberg published his privacy manifesto. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook loses top product officer Chris Cox, Mark Zuckerberg’s confidant

Facebook Inc.’s top executive in charge of all products, Chris Cox, the longtime confidant of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, is leaving the company. It’s the highest-level departure at the social media giant amid nearly two years of sustained crises. Cox’s unexpected departure, which he... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-14 22:45:00 UTC ]
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Facebook loses top product officer Chris Cox, Mark Zuckerberg’s confidant

Facebook Inc.’s top executive in charge of all products, Chris Cox, the longtime confidant of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, is leaving the company. It’s the highest-level departure at the social media giant amid nearly two years of sustained crises. Cox’s unexpected departure, which he... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-14 22:45:00 UTC ]
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Facebook is awful and only getting worse and I’m never leaving

It’s been over six weeks since I got good and fed up. Facebook has been a garbage company for most of its 15 years; while I’m prone to an “overboard gripe” (phrase provided by a former editor), this increasingly feels less a position than a statement of fact. Many more principled friends had left... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Founders of Instagram say they're leaving Facebook Inc.

The founders of Instagram announced in a surprise move Monday that they were leaving Facebook Inc. Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger said they were “ready for their next chapter” and said they were grateful for the six years they spent at Facebook, which acquired the photo sharing app for $1... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vote Leave's targeted Brexit ads released by Facebook

The social media ads that helped Vote Leave win the EU referendum are published in full for the first time. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bigger Lesson From Facebook’s New Bereavement Leave Policy

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s world came to a sudden halt when her husband, Dave Goldberg, died suddenly, at age 47, during a spring 2015 trip to Mexico. In the months that followed, the self-assured author of Lean In found herself lost in grief, adrift from the life she and Goldberg had... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube and Facebook leave video platform pretenders in the dust

Verizon and Comcast are not the first to try and build streaming video platforms for the best short-form web content -- AOL and Yahoo have already failed at it. Unlike digital publishers that dip their toes into video, these companies are willing to spend serious money on content. But money... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Egyptian student will be allowed to leave U.S. voluntarily after Facebook threat against Trump

An Egyptian student at a Southern California flight school who was facing deportation for a Facebook threat against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will be allowed to leave the country voluntarily, an immigration agency spokeswoman said. During a hearing Friday morning at U.S.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cox to cover Skipper's leave at Waterstones

Waterstones' director of buying Kate Skipper will take maternity leave at the end of the month. In her absence, Melissa Cox, head of range and children's, will assume responsibility for the new titles and publisher liaison teams, while Caroline McNulty, category manager for related products,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Life after Facebook: How Brit + Co became profitable after seeing Facebook traffic plummet

After taking a hit with the rest of the digital media industry during the Facebook and Google advertising duopoly, founder Brit Morin is taking a more hands-on and themed approach to creating the site's content to ready the brand for a comeback. The post Life after Facebook: How Brit + Co became... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-03-09 04:00:06 UTC ]
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What to Leave In, What to Leave Out: My Conversations with David Foster Wallace

When you’re writing a memoir, you find that you’re obliged to confront your own ideas about the nature of memory. In Gore Vidal’s own splendid memoir Palimpsest, he suggests that when we remember an event, we don’t remember it as it actually happened, but rather that we remember our memory of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-11 09:48:31 UTC ]
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Facebook’s Jennifer Howard reveals best practices for engaging an audience with Facebook Watch

  Jennifer Howard, Managing Director of Entertainment, Media, and Tech at Facebook, sits down with Ad Age Associate Publisher Heidi Waldusky to discuss how Facebook Watch is changing the way its 140 million daily users consume content—and how marketers can take advantage of it. A custom... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-02 19:52:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Is Testing Subscriptions on Its Facebook Watch Video Destination

Facebook will begin testing subscriptions on its Facebook Watch video destination in the U.S., with initial publishing partners BritBoxTV, CollegeHumor Dropout, MotorTrend On Demand and Tastemade Plus. The social network would not provide details on payments by publishers or on subscription... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-08-08 18:05:58 UTC ]
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ProPublica’s Facebook-Monitoring Political Ad Tool (Which Facebook Fought) is Alive Again with a New Home at the Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is the new home to the Facebook Political Ad Collector, a browser extension that ProPublica built and Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-06-07 18:45:03 UTC ]
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Facebook in 2015: Pivot to video! Facebook today: Local news is dead!

Facebook paints a bleak picture for the media industry, while ignoring its own role in publishing’s demise. Benevolent Doctor Facebook today gave the country a very grave diagnosis via a blog post. The company has found that–wait for it–local news is dying. In fact, Facebook says that about... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers are wrestling with Facebook’s desire to own Facebook-funded Watch shows

Facebook wants to own more of the shows it subsidizes for Facebook Watch, but publishers are not always willing to give those rights away. The post Publishers are wrestling with Facebook’s desire to own Facebook-funded Watch shows appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Why the Problem with Facebook, Is Facebook

In the the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, PW talks to University of Virginia Media Studies professor Siva Vaidhyanathan, author of the forthcoming 'Antisocial Media: How Facebook Disconnects Us and Undermines Democracy' (Oxford University Press) about Facebook’s sprawling influence in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Watch publishers look for revenue sources beyond Facebook’s subsidies

Publishers are eyeing everything from sponsored and custom video series to licensing and even merchandising for their (self-funded) Facebook Watch shows. The post Facebook Watch publishers look for revenue sources beyond Facebook’s subsidies appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump's campaign said it was better at Facebook. Facebook agrees

Donald Trump's presidential campaign has boasted often that it made better use of Facebook's advertising tools than Hillary Clinton's campaign did. An internal Facebook white paper, published days after the election, shows the company's data scientists agree."Both campaigns spent heavily on... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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