Netflix’s CEO reportedly offered to resign from Facebook’s board after slamming Peter Thiel’s support of Trump — but Mark Zuckerberg said ‘no’

  • Netflix CEO Reed Hastings reportedly offered to resign from Facebook’s board over his disagreement with Peter Thiel’s support of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, according to The Wall Street Journal.
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg declined Hastings’ offer to resign.
  • Thiel is reportedly scaling back his involvement in Silicon Valley and moving his investment firms to Los Angeles, where he plans to build a “right-leaning media outlet.”

In August of last year, The New York Times reported that, in 2016, Peter Thiel’s support of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump caused friction among the members of Facebook’s board.

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