The Federal Trade Commission is looking into whether internal research leaked by a whistleblower indicating Facebook was aware of the potential harm from its sites might have violated the terms of a 2019 settlement over privacy matters, the Wall Street Journal reported. The FTC’s probe was sparked by revelations from the internal Facebook research that was part of the trove of documents leaked...
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Meta Rehires Partnerships Executive After Vowing to Shrink Management
Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg’ effort to cut back on middle managers isn’t stopping the company hiring more middle managers. Meta has re-hired a veteran manager, Nick Grudin, to oversee its relationships with media companies and other creators, just seven months after Grudin quit to join Dapper Labs, an NFT startup. Grudin will resume his old job, reporting to his previous boss...
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