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Top Facebook Executive Leaving Amid Dispute over Russian Propaganda

HeadlineMar 20, 2018
H2 facebook alex stamos resigns

A top executive is leaving Facebook amid an internal dispute over how much to disclose to the public about how Russians used the platform to spread propaganda ahead of the 2016 election. Alex Stamos is Facebook’s chief information security officer. The news of his impending departure this August comes as Facebook is now confronting a new firestorm about the Cambridge Analytica data breach.

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