Facebook’s security head to leave after dispute over handling of interference


As Facebook’s never ending string of crises continues, internal disagreements have prompted its chief security officer to leave. 

Alex Stamos is due to depart the company in August after disputes over how much Facebook should reveal about governments misusing the platform and changes within the organisation, according to the New York Times.

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As the company deals with the Cambridge Analytica scandal and the continued probe into Russia’s use of Facebook in the 2016 U.S. election, Stamos was reportedly “persuaded to stay” by the company because an imminent departure would be a bad look. Read more…

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