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Facebook's head of communications to step down after decade-long tenure

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Facebook's longtime head of policy and comms steps down

Facebook's longtime head of policy and comms steps down

5 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

A prominent figure that helped shape Facebook public perception over the course of the last decade is on the way out. In a Facebook post today , Elliot Schrage, vice president of communications and public policy, announced his departure.
Schrage joined the company in 2008 after leaving his position in the same role at Google. He had come under fire over the last year at Facebook for his influence in shaping Facebook's highly criticized public reaction to a series of scandals that began with the platform's policies during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. In response to questions about...
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Facebook's VP of communications and public policy leaves after a decade

Facebook's VP of communications and public policy leaves after a decade

5 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

In a high-level departure, Facebook is saying goodbye to its VP of communications of public policy, Elliot Scharge, who announced today that he is stepping down.
Scharge has been a key player in Facebook's public persona and, as of late, rocky dealings with the public for just over a decade. Scharge says this move is one he's long been thinking about and discussed with CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg. And while the move does come several months after Facebook's Cambridge Analytica implosion and Zuckerberg's subsequent Capitol Hill excursion it is hard to imagine that these...
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Facebook's public relations chief to step down

5 days ago   |   By Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc said on Thursday that Elliot Schrage, who as head of communications and public policy has led the social network's response to scandals about privacy and election meddling, would step down from the company after a decade.
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