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
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
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
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
Commentary: Chamath Palihapitiya, who suggested that he doesn't let his kids use Facebook, clarifies his views. On Facebook.
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
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
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
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
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...
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
Chamath Palihapitiya, a former Facebook vice president and current CEO of venture capital firm Social Capital, said social media is "ripping apart" society
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.
"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
Chamath Palihapitiya used to be in charge of Facebook's growth. Now he doesn't let his kids use the platform.
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 [...]
... 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
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 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
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