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Who does Facebook fire after a bombshell New York Times investigation?

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The news leader published a damning story about the social media giant’s handling of recent scandals, so who gets the blame? If anyoneRead full story

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  • FB’s culture is toxic, but changing management will accomplish little unless they replace the business model and business practices.

  • If we've learned anything in the past year it's that Facebook isn't really beholden to anyone--not the government, not to their users, and certainly not to the NYT.

    So who gets fired? Maybe someone...but it seems like the majority of execs that left over the past few years have done so on their own

    If we've learned anything in the past year it's that Facebook isn't really beholden to anyone--not the government, not to their users, and certainly not to the NYT.

    So who gets fired? Maybe someone...but it seems like the majority of execs that left over the past few years have done so on their own volition, unable to withstand a constantly unstable moral compass any longer.

  • This is a question about figuring out the ethics of emerging technologies. The old model of “we screwed up so heads are going to roll” doesn’t make sense for companies like Facebook. If you take a step back - there has never been anything like Facebook in the history of the world.

    We don’t have the

    This is a question about figuring out the ethics of emerging technologies. The old model of “we screwed up so heads are going to roll” doesn’t make sense for companies like Facebook. If you take a step back - there has never been anything like Facebook in the history of the world.

    We don’t have the norms and ethics figured out for how 2 billion people connect and communicate. Throw a few elections, some shady government actors and a lot of money into the mix and you have to expect some chaos. Culturally we’re in the infancy of mass connection, and getting the ethics right is going to take a whole. I’m no fan of Facebook, but what’s under discussion here should be the social and cultural norms we need to establish around mass connections - not the actions of a few executives at one company.

  • Roles and responsibilities are key to any company and it seems like both Zuckerberg and Sandberg dropped the ball here. Big time.

  • Who will be fired. Well now that the board has defended Mark and Sheryl not them. Let’s hope they don’t fire an underlining to show that someone else is to blame. In my book the buck stops at the top. And if I had to bet it won’t be stopping there anytime soon cause is FB too big to fail?

    And now this

    Who will be fired. Well now that the board has defended Mark and Sheryl not them. Let’s hope they don’t fire an underlining to show that someone else is to blame. In my book the buck stops at the top. And if I had to bet it won’t be stopping there anytime soon cause is FB too big to fail?

    And now this

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/sheryl-sandberg-leaned-in--to-shut-the-rest-of-the-country-out/2018/11/15/ab922800-e916-11e8-b8dc-66cca409c180_story.html?utm_term=.282a3c5af009

  • Or, how do you change an entire culture. Because that’s the problem the story highlighted. Excellent reporting and digging.

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