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Facebook has 5 'core values.' Guess where 'protect users' ranks

Facebook has 5 'core values.' Guess where 'protect users' ranks

A stunning report published Tuesday revealed that Facebook provided more than 150 companies — including Microsoft, Amazon and Yahoo — far more access to users’ sensitive personal information, including allegedly private messages, than previously admitted. The disappointing details, reported by The New York Times, call to mind the sage observation of poet Maya Angelou: “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.”

In every company there is some gap between professed core values and the lived values that actually guide decisions and actions. The best companies are mindful of those values gaps and take steps to narrow them. But Facebook is not among the best...

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