Facebook boss pushed for growth even if it caused deaths from terror attack


Facebook employees were in an uproar on Friday over a leaked 2016 memo from a top executive defending the social network’s growth at any cost — even if it caused deaths from a terrorist attack that was organized on the platform. In the memo, Andrew Bosworth, a Facebook vice president, wrote, “Maybe someone dies in a terrorist attack coordinated on our tools.

And still we connect people. The ugly truth is that we believe in connecting people so deeply that anything that allows us to connect more people more often.

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