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A dad-and-son cybersecurity firm impressed investors with its 'unique' software that plays a kind of hide-and-seek with hackers

CryptoMove, a cybersecurity startup led by a father-and-son team, just raised $6 million in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Social Capital, a venture capital firm founded by ex-Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya. Social...Show More Summary

Like This Post If You Want Facebook To Finally Solve The News Feed's Like-Baiting Problem

After former company president Sean Parker said Facebook was exploiting human psychology to the detriment of its users, and ex-vice president of growth Chamath Palihapitiya implied that Facebook may be responsible for creating "tools...Show More Summary

Facebook Really Is Bad For You, Researchers Say

Apparently, Chamath Palihapitiya was on to something when he revealed earlier this week that he felt “tremendous guilt” for the role that he played in Facebook’s success as a social-media company. To wit, Facebook's director of research...Show More Summary

Former Facebook Exec Who Suggested Social Media Was Destroying Society: I Love Facebook

A former Facebook executive is trying to sprinkle some niceties onto his ruthless drag of social media - at least when it comes to one social media company in particular. Former vice president of user growth Chamath Palihapitiya recently...Show More Summary

Facebook isn't destroying society after all, says former exec - CNET

Commentary: Chamath Palihapitiya, who suggested that he doesn't let his kids use Facebook, clarifies his views. On Facebook.

Former Facebook exec: I take back what I said about Facebook 'destroying society' — kinda

Former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya said during a recent talk at Stanford that he feels guilty about what social media has done to society. His former employer, Facebook, pushed back on the assertion that social media hasShow More Summary

Facebook Exec: Dopamine Driven Feedback Loops Are Destroying American Society

Chamath Palihapitiya, founder and CEO of Social Capital, explains why he suffers guilt over the problems created by Facebook: “Another former Facebook executive has spoken out about the harm the social network is doing to civil society around the world. Show More Summary

Former Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya: Uber is 'the great American tragedy playing out'

Over the course of 2017, Uber went from one of the most admired companies in Silicon Valley to one of the most vilified. Many executive heads have rolled including former CEO Travis Kalanick. But investors also have responsibility in how a company is run, one famous VC and former Facebook exec argues. Show More Summary

Former Facebook exec: I didn’t mean social networking is all bad

During a recent talk at Stanford, Chamath Palihapitiya, the early Facebook executive who now runs venture capital firm Social Capital, spoke of the dangers of social networks—such as their ability to efficiently spread false information—and said that he felt “tremendous guilt” for his role in the medium’s rise. Show More Summary

Ex-Exec's Claims Put Facebook on the Defense

Headlines focused this week on an ex-Facebook exec who warned last month about the platform he helped grow, and now the social network is clapping back. Chamath Palihapitiya, Facebook's former VP of user growth, said at a Stanford Graduate School of Business appearance he feels "tremendous guilt" over what Facebook...

Facebook Responds After Former Exec Suggests It's Destroying Our Minds And Society

Yesterday, Gizmodo and other outlets signal-boosted recent statements from former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya saying that social media sites are "ripping apart the social fabric of how society works". Many of his incriminating assessments echoed analysis made a few days earlier by former Facebook president Sean Parker. Show More Summary

Facebook responds to viral criticism by saying "we have grown"

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Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook vice president and current CEO of venture capital firm Social Capital, said social media is "ripping apart" society

Former Facebook executive warns of social media dangers

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Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook executive once in charge of user growth, says he has "tremendous guilt" about the social network he helped build. He's not the only social media executive blowing the whistle. Carter Evans reports.

Social media "ripping apart" society, ex-Facebook exec says

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"I just don't use these tools anymore, I haven't for years," said Chamath Palihapitiya, who urged people to take a "hard break" from social media

Former Facebook VP says social media is destroying society with ‘dopamine-driven feedback loops’

Chamath Palihapitiya used to be in charge of Facebook's growth. Now he doesn't let his kids use the platform.

Ex-Facebook Exec Says Social Media Is Ripping Us Apart

Chamath Palihapitiya, who joined Facebook in 2007 and became its vice president for user growth, said he feels “tremendous guilt” about the company he helped make, The Verge reports. Said Palihapitiya: “I think we have created tools that are ripping [...]

Facebook Is 'Ripping Apart' Society, Former Executive Warns

... another Facebook alum has come out with deep regret over his involvement in the company's work. This time it's venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya, Facebook's former head of user growth, who told the Stanford Graduate SchoolShow More Summary

Facebook bats back after a second former exec accuses it of negatively impacting society

Yesterday, The Verge published comments made by investor and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya, quoting his interview last month at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, where he echoed recent comments made by former Facebook  president Sean Parker that the platform is having deleterious effects on society. Read More

Facebook issues vague response to former VP who denounced its impact on the world

Facebook Inc. on Tuesday bit back against former vice president for user growth Chamath Palihapitiya’s recent, if not entirely new, remarks that the platform is “ripping apart the social fabric of how society works.” His stern wordsShow More Summary

Social Media & Ripping Apart the Fabric of Society

I’m a huge fan of Chamath Palihapitiya & his drum of working on hard problems (see here). He says what everyone is thinking, but are too scared to say publicly. Here’s a recent talk at the Stanford Business School that generated press...Show More Summary

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