The Meta CEO’s habit of pivoting the company in new directions — AI being the latest example — is irking its employees, who are getting are sick of fighting for coveted places on Zuckerberg’s ever-changing passion projects.
As reported by Bloomberg:
Morale at Reality Labs in particular has plummeted. People who scrambled to get on the project that was supposed to define Meta’s future are dismayed to find they’re not Zuckerberg’s favorite team anymore, say employees. Even members of the Instagram Threads team—who enjoyed favored status when the product’s July 2023 introduction was an immediate hit and Zuckerberg was in the mood to fight Elon Musk—have recently felt neglected.