So far this week for Facebook: Federal criminal investigation; Warren says should be broken up; Blocked Zerohedge; Longest ever outage;Loses head of product… Mark is losing a lot of money

Facebook Chief Product Officer Resigns Along With WhatsApp Head

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Facebook stock fell in after-hours trading Thursday, follow an announcement that two executives were leaving the company.

In a post on Facebook, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company’s Chief Product Officer, Chris Cox, has resigned. Zuckerberg also announced that Chris Daniels, vice president of the Facebook messaging app WhatsApp, is also leaving.

Facebook stock dropped 1.6%, near 167.40, during after-hours trading on the stock market today.

“I’m sad to share the news that Chris Cox has decided to leave the company,” Zuckerberg wrote on Facebook. “Chris and I have worked closely together to build our products for more than a decade and I will always appreciate his deep empathy for the people using our services and the uplifting spirit he brings to everything he does.”


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