• Facebook's VP of communications and public policy leaves after a decade

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    In a high-level departure, Facebook is saying goodbye to its VP of communications of public policy, Elliot Scharge, who announced today that he is stepping down.
    Scharge has been a key player in Facebook's public persona and, as of late, rocky dealings with the public for just over a decade. Scharge says this move is one he's long been thinking about and discussed with CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg. And while the move does come several months after Facebook's Cambridge Analytica implosion and Zuckerberg's subsequent Capitol Hill excursion it is hard to imagine that these...
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  • Facebook's longtime head of policy and comms steps down

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    A prominent figure that helped shape Facebook public perception over the course of the last decade is on the way out. In a Facebook post today , Elliot Schrage, vice president of communications and public policy, announced his departure.
    Schrage joined the company in 2008 after leaving his position in the same role at Google. He had come under fire over the last year at Facebook for his influence in shaping Facebook's highly criticized public reaction to a series of scandals that began with the platform's policies during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. In response to questions about...
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  • Facebook's public relations chief to step down

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc said on Thursday that Elliot Schrage, who as head of communications and public policy has led the social network's response to scandals about privacy and election meddling, would step down from the company after a decade.
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  • Facebook's top policy and comms exec is stepping down after 10 years

    10 days ago - By Fast Company

    One of Mark Zuckerberg's closest confidantes is leaving the company.
    Elliot Schrage, Facebook's longtime VP of global communication and public policy, is stepping down from his post, according to Recode. Schrage has been at the company for 10 years. He will reportedly stay on until a replacement is chosen and then serve as an adviser to both Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg.
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  • Facebook policy boss Elliot Schrage is stepping down after 10 years at the company

    Facebook policy boss Elliot Schrage is stepping down after 10 years at the company

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook's head of policy and communications is stepping down following the company's string of scandals.
    Elliot Schrage, who was worked for the social networking company for more than a decade is leaving.
    In a statement, he said he would help hire his replacement, and stay on as an advisor to CEO Mark Zuckerbeg and COO Sheryl Sandberg.
    Facebook's policy and communications boss Elliot Schrage is stepping down as it attempts to recover from the biggest crisis in its 14-year history.
    Facebook confirmed to Business Insider that the 57-year-old executive is leaving his role after more than a...
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