Two top Facebook executives depart the company

Facebook is losing two of its top executives, Chris Cox and Chris Daniels, who served as the company’s chief product officer and the head of WhatsApp, respectively. The departures come just a week after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced plans to reshape the company around private messaging apps and after a year of wide-scale privacy scandals. Cox has been with Facebook for more than a decade and currently oversees the company’s core suite of apps. The heads of all of Facebook’s most important teams — Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger, and Facebook itself — all report to him. He’d been floated as the next CEO, should Zuckerberg ever step away. Last year, Recode called him “Facebook’s most important executive not named Mark Zuckerberg.” A... Continue reading…

Two top Facebook executives depart the 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 ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Phys.org

Facebook says its top product executive, Chris Cox, is leaving, the highest-level departure in years

Cox, the longtime confidante of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, announced his unexpected departure in a Facebook post Thursday.

Thu 14 Mar 19 from The Washington Post

Facebook’s News Feed era is now officially over

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Fri 15 Mar 19 from The Verge

Facebook's chief product officer and head of Whatsapp are leaving

In a note today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed the departures of two high-ranking executives. Chris Cox was the company's chief product officer and had been with Facebook ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Engadget

Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox to step down

Facebook Inc Chief Product Officer Chris Cox will leave the social media network, Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said in a blog post on Thursday.

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Reuters Technology

Facebook loses two execs as it shifts to 'privacy-focused' platform

Facebook is losing two of its top execs a week after laying out plans to reposition itself as a "privacy-focused" social network.

Thu 14 Mar 19 from CNN

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 ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from TechCrunch

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