Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg told a meeting of top executives in June that he would become a more aggressive CEO because the company was at “war,” according to the Wall Street Journal.
The meeting came at a time when users, lawmakers, and investors were angry over the company’s handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The 34-year-old CEO reportedly expressed frustrations that executives weren’t moving quick enough at times this year and said it was time for executives to “make progress faster.”
The report added that the new approach had caused “unprecedented turmoil” in Facebook’s most senior ranks, and had led to the departures of a number of top executives, including the cofounders of Instagram and WhatsApp.
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