May 24, 2024

Campbell Brown, VP of Media Partnerships at Meta, has resigned as the corporate shifts away from offering information content material.

Brown joined Meta in January 2017 when the corporate was focusing extra sources on information content material. Within the yr and a half since Meta has confronted elevated pushback from jurisdictions wanting it to pay publishers for the information it hyperlinks to and makes use of.

Based on Axios, Brown’s departure coincides with a shift by Meta and different platforms away from the information. As an alternative, the corporate is as a substitute specializing in leisure.

Along with the regulatory challenges surrounding paying for information content material, social media firms have confronted rising points with content material moderation and misinformation. The problems are worse within the context of delivering dependable and reliable information.

Based on the memo to employees seen by Axios, Brown plans to go away the corporate within the fall of this yr.