CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Deadline reports:

Addressing “the recent debate around our company,” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave not an inch on Monday, saying, “what we are seeing is a coordinated effort to selectively use leaked documents to paint a false picture.”

Kicking off a conference call with financial analysts after quarterly earnings, Zuckerberg addressed the elephant in the room — weeks of devastating stories based largely but not solely on documents leaked by whistleblower Frances Haugen.

“The reality is that we have an open culture where we encourage discussion and research about our work,” Zuckerberg insisted. “We have industry leading programs to study the effects of our products and provide transparency on our progress because we care about getting things right.”

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