Facebook"s Product And WhatsApp Chiefs Are Leaving, Analysts Say It"s Consistent With Transition Towards Privacy

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post to employees on Thursday the company's chief product officer Chris Cox and head of WhatsApp Chris Daniels are leaving the company. .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 15th, 2019

Facebook"s chief product officer, WhatsApp head leaving amid privacy pivot

Facebook Inc. Chief Product Officer Chris Cox and the head of the WhatsApp division have decided to leave the company as it focuses on private communications, Chief Executive Mark.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2019

Facebook’s Press for Privacy Pushes out Chief Product Officer Chris Cox

Cox was one of Facebook's first 15 engineers. WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels is out, too. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Thursday that Chief Product Officer Chris Cox, and WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 14th, 2019

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum is quitting Facebook due to privacy intrusions

WhatsApp founder and Chief Executive Officer Jan Koum is leaving Facebook Inc., just a few years after his messaging app was acquired by the social-media giant for $22 billion......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 1st, 2018

Zuck"s right hand man quits Facebook

Facebook chief product officer said on Thursday he is leaving the company, just days after CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed a plan to pivot the world’s biggest social network to an encryption-focused messaging company......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 14th, 2019

​Facebook’s chief product officer and head of WhatsApp to leave

The departures of two key Facebook leaders come less than a year after CEO Mark Zuckerberg reorganized the executive team......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 14th, 2019

Top Execs Flee Facebook: Chief Product Officer, WhatsApp CEO Both Quit; Stock Tumbles

The storm clouds gathering above Facebook are getting darker by the hour. Less than one day after Facebook suffered an u.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 14th, 2019

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton Repeats Call to Delete Facebook

Acton criticized the way Silicon Valley companies trade privacy for revenue. WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton was.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 14th, 2019

Facebook stocks jumps 2.5% after Instinet upgrades to buy

Instinet analysts upgraded Facebook Inc. stock to buy from neutral on Monday, and raised its price target to $215 from $172. Analyst Mark Kelley said he had downgraded the stock last year because he thought the transition to the vide.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 11th, 2019

Tech We’re Using: Germany Is Wary of a Digital World (but Loves Its E-Toothbrushes)

Melissa Eddy, a Berlin reporter, explains how privacy laws have led to blurred Google Street View pictures, and why WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook are popular almost despite themselves......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytFeb 13th, 2019

Zuckerberg Plans to Integrate WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook Messenger

Making lives easier or privacy nightmare? The lines between Fac.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 25th, 2019

Report: Facebook To Unite Messenger, WhatsApp, Instagram

Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to upgrade privacy measures and combine the infrastructure of the firm’s three messaging platforms, according to a Friday report by The New York T read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 25th, 2019

Despite Privacy Missteps, Analysts Still Like Facebook

Government regulators and the public might be giving Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) fewer likes. But the company’s latest public relations troubles are no reason to unfriend the stock, analysts s.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 20th, 2018

Facebook defends allowing third parties to access user messages

In a new blog post, Facebook VP of Product Partnerships Ime Archibong addressed the company's latest user privacy controversy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 20th, 2018

State of the Art: The Problem With Fixing WhatsApp? Human Nature Might Get in the Way

The messaging app, which is owned by Facebook, has been slow to address false news on its service. The problem may be less the company or product, and more WhatsApp the idea......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytOct 24th, 2018

WhatsApp Founder"s "Rest and Vest" Reward From Facebook: $450 Million

After WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum said he was leaving Facebook in April, he has continued showing up at the social-media giant’s headquarters. His incentive for the appearances: about $450 million in stock awards......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 15th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: WhatsApp co-founder is staying at Facebook to reap stock awards worth $450 milllion

After WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum announced he was leaving Facebook Inc. in late April, he has continued showing up at least monthly at the social-media giant’s Menlo Park, Calif......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 15th, 2018

WhatsApp Co-Founder"s "Rest and Vest" Reward From Facebook: $450 Million

WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum said he was leaving Facebook in April, but has been making periodic appearances in the office to secure stock rewards......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 15th, 2018

WhatsApp has been linked to lynchings in India. Facebook is trying to contain the crisis

Facebook is being battered by privacy scandals, user outrage and fake news controversies. In India, its biggest problem is WhatsApp......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 27th, 2018

WhatsApp: Facebook"s other problem

Facebook is battling privacy scandals, user outrage and fake news controversies, but in India its biggest problem is WhatsApp.....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJul 27th, 2018

Investors turn away from grim Facebook

The surprise shock of Facebook's 24 per cent share wipeout is felt through the tech sector, as analysts ponder the social media giant's pessimistic take on user numbers and the cost of its privacy safeguards in its latest results. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 26th, 2018