CLBR #297: The Facebook Train Wreck and Fexit with Brenda Christensen and Dan Tynan

The Facebook Train Wreck and Fexit

with Brenda Christensen and Dan Tyan


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The Facebook / Data Analytica scandal has caused Facebook to lose nearly one-fifth of its value; has reignited the debate over internet privacy in the United States and sparked calls from some to abandon Facebook altogether (“Fexit”).

CLBR’s favorite guests – Brenda Christensen of Stellar PR and journalist Dan Tynan who is joining the Fexit movement  – return to discuss the current controversy.

Brenda Christensen

Website / @brendachrist 

Brenda Christensen is CEO of Stellar Public Relations, a world leader in public relations, investor relations, branding, funding and corporate guidance for startups, Inc. 500 and Fortune 500 companies, with direct attributable growth worth over millions of dollars. Ms. Christensen currently serves as an adviser on private boards in North America, and previously served as a corporate officer for a leading publicly held technology company, across multiple continents.

Dan Tynan

Website / @tynanwrites 

Dan Tynan is an award-winning writer, editor & content “strategerizer”. Former EiC at Yahoo Tech; now contributing to Adweek, The Guardian, Family Circle, etc. AWJ, PWG, OFN.



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