"This is an important change as we begin the next chapter of our work building the privacy-focused social foundation of the future", Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a statement. The company announced it's planning to shift its focus towards privacy and protecting users' information, something it has failed to do in recent times.
Cox joined 13 years ago and helped create Facebook's News Feed feature.
In his blog post, Zuckerberg said that Cox had told him that he planned to move on several years ago, but that Cox chose to hold off on leaving until the company made more progress combating misinformation and Russian meddling - controversies that erupted in the wake of the 2016 election. He pocketed $310 million in gains from exercising Facebook stock options from 2014 through 2017 alone, according to the company's filings with securities regulators.
SUNDAY ALAMBA APFacebook's Chief of Product officer Chris Cox was long one of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's top deputies
Cox and Daniels are among a string of executives who've left Facebook since 2017. Facebook plans to unify Instagram, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger in a private platform, in addition to its public component. "This will be a big project and we will need leaders who are excited to see the new direction through".
Daniels has been at Facebook almost nine years, and previously led the company's Internet.org effort, a project aimed at bringing internet access to developing countries.
He said the new head of the Facebook-owned application would be Fidji Simo, who was previously in charge of video, games and monetization at Facebook.
The departures follow the resignations of Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger and WhatsApp's co-founder Jan Koum past year.
Facebook's social network and Instagram photo app won't change, and will remain available for sharing places, adventures and minutiae with a broader audience.
Gunmen open fire at 2 New Zealand mosques, several killed A gunman entered a mosque and began shooting with an automatic weapon in New Zealand's city of Christchurch on Friday. The New Zealand Herald reports that the incident took place at a mosque, and that there were numerous casualties.
Facebook blames app outage on a technical error But by then Facebook's shares fell 1.72 per cent in morning trading on Thursday. "I'm trying to communicate with my team in NY ". The social network said on Thursday that changes to a server configuration were to blame.
Shares of Tesla are down 24 percent from a year high of $379.57 in August, when Musk tweeted that he was taking Tesla private. The Model Y wasn't hiding a truck, the Model S and X aren't refreshed, and at the end of the event, it was just the Model Y.
This isn't the first Avengers: Endgame trailer to have been released, although it is the first in which we see Carol on board. But the Avengers won't go down without a fight. " Whatever it takes ." That line is repeated by Black Widow and Iron Man .
The IDF response comes after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu concluded a security meeting at the IDF's Tel Aviv headquarters. Earlier on Thursday, Hamas violently broke up a rare demonstration against its rule in Gaza .
The Dolphins do need a starting quarterback, so it is possible Bridgewater could find himself as the lead signal-caller in Miami. He looked great with the Jets in preseason a year ago and the Saints were willing to give up a third-round pick for Bridgewater.
Ethiopian Airlines, Africa's largest carrier, sent the boxes to France because it does not have the equipment to analyse the data. The BEA isn't saying how long it will take to analyse the recorders - which are actually orange, despite their nickname.
In electronic trading after the settlement, gold futures touched highs above $1,302, edging slightly higher after the Brexit vote. Hong Kong's Hang Seng fell 0.5 percent to 28,776.10, while the Shanghai Composite dipped 0.8 percent at 3,035.15.
A similar white top was worn by a woman shown in CCTV footage from the terminal minutes after Jong-nam was poisoned to death. The decision means that Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam will remain as the only suspect in the case still behind bars.
Railways, senior police officials, National Disaster Response Force ( NDRF ) and BMC teams were overseeing operations on Friday. The issue of dilapidated bridges in the city came to fore after the Gokhale Bridge at Andheri collapsed past year .
Jimmy Kimmel predicted Loughlin "could be the "Becky with the good hair" that Beyoncé warned us about" on her Lemonade album. Because of this, she and her husband have been charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud.
More new signings are expected, but the new arrivals will have little time to adjust to get Bayern back to where it wants to be. He said: "I see it like all the boys see it in dressing room and everybody who sees it with us, it is a big night".
NFL Insider Names 2 Options For WR Golden Tate
In his years with the Seattle Seahawks , Detroit Lions and Eagles , he rolled up 611 catches for 7,214 yards and 38 touchdowns. According to National Football League reporter Ian Rapoport, the Pittsburgh Steelers might not be done in free agency yet.
MLB Changes Roster Rules for 2020
The first change to roster construction will enter into effect this season with a single trade deadline on July 31. Among the changes agreed to is roster sizes will expand from 25 to 26 players starting in the 2020 season .
Google sets new Guinness World Record on Pi Day
Moving forward, she wants to help other budding mathematicians who are interested in unearthing pi's numbers like her. Iwao, who is based in Seattle, USA, achieved the feat by using Google's cloud computing service.
Spurned students sue US colleges in admissions scandal
Toy did not say if any colleges admitted her only child, or where Joshua might have won admission but for any chicanery. And it just kind of made it seem like I don't care, I just want to brush it off", the 19-year-old said in the video.
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Some include Yale, Georgetown, Stanford, USC , UCLA, Wake Forest, and others, according to the DOJ's news release. Giannulli was taken into custody on Tuesday, but has since posted a $1 million bond and surrendered his passport.
Avengers: Endgame Trailer May Reveal How Hulk Returns
When we last saw the Avengers , they were on Wakanda fighting Thanos, and many of their allies had been snapped into dust. Less than a week after Captain Marvel's arrival, the studio has already dropped a big new trailer for Avengers: Endgame .