Rob Leathern, director of product administration, stated earlier this month on Fb’s inside community that he can be leaving the corporate on December 30. His departure had not been beforehand reported.
Fb couldn’t instantly be reached for remark.
Leathern stated within the put up that he was “leaving Fb to work on shopper privateness past advertisements and social media,” with out revealing the place he was headed.
Leathern was usually the general public face of the corporate’s controversial promoting insurance policies. Earlier than the November three US election, Fb was closely criticized for permitting deceptive claims and conspiracy theories to unfold extensively on its platforms.
In November, Leathern tweeted that Fb didn’t have “the short-term technical capability to allow political advertisements by state or by advertiser.” Fb subsequently lifted a short lived post-election ban on political advertisements in Georgia forward of the January 5 runoff that can decide which occasion controls the US Senate.