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Facebook Employees Are Miserable; Here's Why Investors Need to Pay Attention

Annie Gaus

This time around, it was a document dump released by the U.K. Parliament detailing how Facebook bartered with partners for user data, and other practices such as tracking call logs of Android users. The emails, which came courtesy of a lawsuit filed against Facebook by app developer Six4Three, are just more color for Facebook's image as a reckless steward of the vast amounts of personal data it harvests from its users. Blind, an anonymous message board for tech workers, reported in a survey of Facebook employees that 37% felt "depressed." Reports quoting current and former employees point to a schism between loyalists to Facebook's leadership and those calling for more changes.