FOUNDER INSIGHTS (SAMPLE)

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est. 2003
Founder: Mark Zuckerberg
Main Office: Menlo Park, CA

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As you know from us emailing, I’m very interested in tough substantive discussions and questions about this, so that’s why I’ve been so adamant. So let’s just get started. Talk a little bit about the things you announced today. Let’s have you explain each of them very briefly.

Sure. At a high level, this is a major breach of trust issue, and our high-level responsibility is to make sure that this doesn’t happen again. So, if you look at the problem, it kind of breaks down into a couple of areas. One is making sure that going forward, developers can’t get access to more data than they should. The good news there is that actually the most important changes to the platform we made in 2014, three or four years ago, to restrict apps like [researcher Aleksandr Kogan’s] from being able to access a person’s “friends” data in addition to theirs.

As you know from us emailing, I’m very interested in tough substantive discussions and questions about this, so that’s why I’ve been so adamant. So let’s just get started. Talk a little bit about the things you announced today. Let’s have you explain each of them very briefly.

Sure. At a high level, this is a major breach of trust issue, and our high-level responsibility is to make sure that this doesn’t happen again. So, if you look at the problem, it kind of breaks down into a couple of areas. One is making sure that going forward, developers can’t get access to more data than they should. The good news there is that actually the most important changes to the platform we made in 2014, three or four years ago, to restrict apps like [researcher Aleksandr Kogan’s] from being able to access a person’s “friends” data in addition to theirs.

As you know from us emailing, I’m very interested in tough substantive discussions and questions about this, so that’s why I’ve been so adamant. So let’s just get started. Talk a little bit about the things you announced today. Let’s have you explain each of them very briefly.

Sure. At a high level, this is a major breach of trust issue, and our high-level responsibility is to make sure that this doesn’t happen again. So, if you look at the problem, it kind of breaks down into a couple of areas. One is making sure that going forward, developers can’t get access to more data than they should. The good news there is that actually the most important changes to the platform we made in 2014, three or four years ago, to restrict apps like [researcher Aleksandr Kogan’s] from being able to access a person’s “friends” data in addition to theirs.