Facebook’s vice president of advertising Rob Goldman is departing after more than seven years in the role.
Goldman announced his exit on Twitter. He didn’t reveal the reason behind his departure.
He has been with the social media giant since 2012, overseeing the Cambridge Analytica scandal which exploited people’s data to target them with political ads.
Goldman came under heat following the release of the Mueller Report, which investigated Russian interference in the US 2016 election, where he appeared to downplay the impact Russian interference had in the election results.
Very excited to see the Mueller indictment today. We shared Russian ads with Congress, Mueller and the American people to help the public understand how the Russians abused our system. Still, there are keys facts about the Russian actions that are still not well understood.— Rob Goldman (@robjective) February 17, 2018
Recently, Facebook has been under criticism for introducing a policy that allows false information in political advertising ahead of the US elections next year.
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