Facebook is slowing New Product Rollouts to put more work effort on existing products that are on hold, According to the Report.
Last week, Facebook announced that the kids’ version of its photo-sharing service Instagram will be put on hold.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday that Facebook has delayed the launch of new products in recent days, citing people familiar with the situation.
According to the article, executives at the social media firm have also placed a halt on certain existing product development.
A request for comment from Reuters was not immediately returned.
Last week, Facebook revealed that it was placing a hold on the kids’ version of its photo-sharing application Instagram, citing safety concerns from US legislators and advocacy organizations.
Frances Haugen, a product manager on Facebook’s civic misinformation team, has come under criticism in recent weeks after revealing that she was the whistleblower who gave evidence supporting a recent Wall Street Journal report.
It also had a six-hour outage on Monday due to a “faulty configuration update,” which prevented its 3.5 billion users from accessing social media and messaging services including WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger.