Snapchat on Friday removed a filter in honor of Juneteenth, a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S., which prompted a user to smile into the camera lens to break chains. “We deeply apologize to the members of the Snapchat community who found this Lens offensive,” a spokesperson said in a statement to The Information. “A diverse group of Snap team members were involved in...
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Stop Paying People So Much
Every startup leadership team wrestles with the trade-offs between growth and profitability. This is fitting and ever shall be. What teams don’t reflect on sufficiently is how a flawed compensation philosophy can make those trade-offs far more painful than they could be. As a former entrepreneur, I know that every venture relies on the exceptional efforts of supermotivated professionals,...
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