Facebook head of ad sales departing

October 27, 2010

(AP) -- Facebook's head of advertising sales is leaving the social networking company.

A spokeswoman said Tuesday that Mike Murphy will soon be stepping down from his post to "spend more time with his family and look to new opportunities in the future."

His departure was reported previously by the technology blog All Things D and The Wall Street Journal.

Murphy joined Facebook in 2006. Previously, he worked as a vice president of media sales at Yahoo Inc.

Explore further: Facebook seen as next frontier for online sales

0 shares

Related Stories

Facebook says Asia is fastest-growing market

September 21, 2010

Asia is the fastest-growing region for new subscribers to social networking site Facebook despite restrictions on access in China, a senior company executive said on Tuesday.

Facebook claims 250 million users

July 16, 2009

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the number of people using the online social networking service has climbed to 250 million.

Recommended for you

Researchers find tweeting in cities lower than expected

February 20, 2018

Studying data from Twitter, University of Illinois researchers found that less people tweet per capita from larger cities than in smaller ones, indicating an unexpected trend that has implications in understanding urban pace ...

Augmented reality takes 3-D printing to next level

February 20, 2018

Cornell researchers are taking 3-D printing and 3-D modeling to a new level by using augmented reality (AR) to allow designers to design in physical space while a robotic arm rapidly prints the work.

0 comments

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.