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Internal Tensions At Facebook Are Boiling Over

Accepted submission by DannyB at 2018-12-05 22:33:29 from the blame it on php dept.

Mark Zuckerberg's Biggest Problem: Internal Tensions At Facebook Are Boiling Over []

“It’s the bunker mentality. These people have been under siege for 600 days now. They’re getting tired, getting cranky — the only survival strategy is to quit or fully buy in.”

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.

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Two former employees said the spate of negative reports has cast a shadow over the company in recent weeks. Current and former employees describe a tense and, at times, hostile atmosphere inside the company, one in which both senior employees and even staunch loyalists are contemplating their futures.

People are “hoping for a Sundar or Dara moment,” one former senior Facebook employee told BuzzFeed News, referring to past leadership changes at Google and Uber in which founding employees stepped aside from top jobs. [ . . . ]

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“It’s really seeped in the last few years,” another added. “Election season is always the worst too, 2020 will be another shit show.” A third user added, “In this company, if you tell the truth, you are dead.”

As a non Facebook user, I had no idea.

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