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‘Maybe someone dies’: Facebook VP justified bullying, terrorism as costs of network’s ‘growth’

‘Maybe someone dies’: Facebook VP justified bullying, terrorism as costs of network’s ‘growth’ - The Washington Post

‘Maybe someone dies’: Facebook VP justified bullying, terrorism as costs of network’s ‘growth’ – The Washington Posthttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2018/03/30/maybe-someone-dies-facebook-vp-justified-bullying-terrorism-as-costs-of-growth/?utm_term=.f68a4fac6ba1“Anything that allows us to connect more people more often is *de facto* good,” a vice president wrote in 2016. In a 2016 employee memo that was leaked this week, a Facebook executive defended the company’s questionable data mining practices and championed the growth of social media at any cost — apparently even death.

Apple’s Jony Ive will return to his design management role

Apple’s Jony Ive will return to his design management rolehttps://www.engadget.com/2017/12/08/apple-jony-ive-return-design-management/Apple’s chief design officer, Jony Ive, is picking his old management duties back up again, 9to5Mac reports. Back in 2015, Ive was upgraded to chief design officer from senior VP and day-to-day management was taken over by Alan Dye and Richard Howarth. Earlier today, 9to5Mac noted that Dye and Howarth were no longer listed on Apple’s leadership page and now word’s out that Ive is back at the management helm. In a statement to Bloomberg, an Apple spokesperson said, “With the completion of Apple Park, Apple’s design leaders and teams are again reporting directly to Jony Ive, who remains focused purely on design.”