The top executive in charge of Airbnb’s sprawling customer-service operation is leaving the company, The Information has learned. Aisling Hassell, Airbnb’s vice president of community support, will be the fourth executive to leave Airbnb’s top ranks in the last two months. Hassell told the company she planned to leave earlier this year, but stayed on after the pandemic hit, Airbnb spokesperson...
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TikTok CEO Expands Purview to Include ByteDance’s New App Lemon8
The Singapore-based CEO of TikTok, Shou Zi Chew, is getting a bigger job. TikTok’s Chinese parent company, ByteDance, is putting its newer social media app, Lemon8, under Chew’s supervision, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. The move appears to reflect ByteDance’s strategy of locating the heads of its global apps outside China, in an effort to defend...
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