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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

Facebook’s GlobalCoin May Be A ‘Historic Initiative,’ Say RBC Analysts

Analysts are bullish on Facebook's upcoming blockchain product......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 14th, 2019

Facebook Alerts Advertisers `Clear History’ May Hurt Targeting

The company, which, makes about 99% of its revenue from advertising, acknowledges a new product could possibly hurt its advertising business. Facebook Inc. is close to rolling out a long-awaited privacy feature but .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 14th, 2019

What's new for Facebook? Zuckerberg says Messenger and WhatsApp can save privacy

When Mark Zuckerberg takes the stage at f8 Tuesday, Facebook's CEO will push a new vision for the scandal-ridden company: privacy and private sha.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 29th, 2019

Facebook revenue jumps as U.S. privacy penalty looms

Facebook Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue on Wednesday, aided by growth in its Instagram business and a surge in advertising sales, while also setting aside up to $5 billion to cover anticipated official U.S. privacy penalties......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 24th, 2019

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

WhatsApp raises minimum age in Europe to 16

WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, is raising its minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it comply with new data privacy rules coming into force next month. Scarlett Cvitanovich reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 25th, 2018

Facebook says you are NOT the product — but its explanation confounds privacy experts

This week, the social network attempted to explain its privacy policies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 25th, 2018

WhatsApp to ban under-16s in Europe

WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, is raising its minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it comply with new data privacy rules coming into force next month......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 25th, 2018

Facebook says you are NOT the product — and points in a different direction

This week, the social network attempted to explain its privacy policies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 25th, 2018

Earnings Outlook: Twitter earnings: Will product changes pay off as stock soars?

Twitter shares are up sharply this year on perceived product enhancements and doubts about Facebook, but analysts will be looking at the company’s Wednesday morning earnings report for signs of actual impact in financial performance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 22nd, 2018

Facebook could enjoy the "unintended consequences" of new regulations (FB)

AP Data privacy regulation from the Federal Trade Commission could benefit Facebook, according to two Wall Street analysts. Regulation would impose costs associated with.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2018

Steve Wozniak is the latest big name to #DeleteFacebook

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak is deleting his personal Facebook page, saying he’d rather pay for the service and protect his privacy, rather than allow Facebook to track his interests and sell him ads. “I am in the process of leaving Facebook,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2018

Experts cast doubt on privacy features of Facebook-owned WhatsApp

People can be added to groups via public links or directly by an administrator.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 6th, 2018