Mark Zuckerberg Strategy Email: ‘That May Be Good For the World But It’s Not Good For Us’ (New York Magazine)

New York Magazine: Mark Zuckerberg Strategy Email: ‘That May Be Good For the World But It’s Not Good For Us’. “There is not anything particularly outrageous or damning in the emails, but collectively they point to a company whose priorities were self-preservation, revenue generation, and fear of being exposed for dubious privacy practices. It is a far cry from the benevolent, touchy-feely, global-community messaging that Facebook has pushed over the years.”

Mark Zuckerberg’s Biggest Problem: Internal Tensions At Facebook Are Boiling Over (BuzzFeed News)

BuzzFeed News: Mark Zuckerberg’s Biggest Problem: Internal Tensions At Facebook Are Boiling Over. “In a year teeming with scandals and missteps, Facebook’s latest fiasco has inspired a clutter of leaks, finger pointing, and internal conversations about the future of the company and its leadership. And after more than a year of bad press, internal tensions are reaching a boiling point and are now spilling out into public view.”

BuzzFeed News: This Document Is Some Of The Research Facebook Commissioned On George Soros

BuzzFeed News: This Document Is Some Of The Research Facebook Commissioned On George Soros. “BuzzFeed News obtained a document Facebook commissioned as research on billionaire George Soros following critical comments the billionaire investor made at the World Economic Forum earlier this year. This report, which you can read below, is at the center of a controversy surrounding Facebook’s previous relationship with a public relations firm that brought Beltway political tactics to the social networking giant.”

New York Times: Lean Out

New York Times: Lean Out. “To be clear, as the No. 2 in charge, Ms. [Sheryl] Sandberg deserves much blame for the bad decisions at Facebook. But it’s notable that she is under much more fire than Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive. While he underwent some scrutiny at Congressional hearings and in interviews, he has somehow managed to come off like a geek who has lost his way in the woods. Whatever blame he got has dissipated quickly.”

Washington Post: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rejects request to testify in front of seven countries’ lawmakers — but a lower-level official will appear

Washington Post: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rejects request to testify in front of seven countries’ lawmakers — but a lower-level official will appear. “Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has declined to testify at a rare joint hearing with lawmakers from seven countries, representing more than 368 million people, according to a letter which was sent by the company to those officials and was obtained by The Washington Post.”

Facebook fallout: Civil rights groups call for firing of executive (CNET)

CNET: Facebook fallout: Civil rights groups call for firing of executive. “In a press conference Tuesday, three civil rights groups, Color of Change, Bend the Arc: Jewish Action, and Public Citizen called on the world’s largest social network to fire Joel Kaplan, vice president of global public policy for Facebook. The groups also want Facebook to release a civil rights audit and any opposition research done on them by Definers Public Affairs, a firm that Facebook ended its contract with after an investigation by The New York Times.”