The editor in chief of Wired magazine is stepping down after four years, Recode reported. Scott Dadich , who’s worked for Wired parent company Conde Nast for 11 years, will be replaced by Nicholas Thompson , a digital editor at the New Yorker (and a former senior editor at Wired). Dadich is leaving to help create a “strategy, design and content firm.”
Mark Zuckerberg is ready to escape the Silicon Valley bubble. In a post Tuesday, the Facebook chief said his 2017 goal is to have traveled to all 50 states — about 30 states more than he’s already visited. “After a tumultuous last year, my hope for this challenge is to get out and talk to more people about how they’re living, working and thinking about the future,” he wrote. Real America, here he comes.
Twitter ’s managing director for Greater China has left the company after eight months, the latest in a string of high-level departures for the troubled social network. Twitter had hired Kathy Chen , who previously worked at Microsoft , in April to attract more Chinese advertisers. Twitter has been blocked in China since 2009, though users there are still able to access it through virtual private networks.