On Thanksgiving Eve, Facebook Acknowledges Details of Times Investigation

Found on New York Times on Saturday, 24 November 2018
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Facebook’s communications and policy chief, Elliot Schrage, said in a memo posted Wednesday that he was responsible for hiring the group, and had done so to help protect the company’s image and conduct research about high-profile individuals who spoke critically about the social media platform. Mr. Schrage will be leaving the company, a move planned before the memo was released.

The same day, Sheryl Sandberg, the company’s chief operating officer, posted on her Facebook page that she had no idea the company had hired Definers.

Nobody is going to buy that Mark Zuckerberg was not informed about such a PR move. Nobody is going to believe Mark "Dumb fucks" Zuckerberg, or any of his representatives, are actually feeling sorry at all. This was a planned PR coup which failed hard, and now a pawn has to go.