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Ms. Justine Sacco

Director of Communications

FanDuel Inc.

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FanDuel Inc.

19 Union Sq W 9th Fl

New York, New York 10003

United States

Company Description

FanDuel is the leading daily fantasy sports provider with the sole mission of making sports more exciting. Founded in 2009, FanDuel has redefined fantasy sports; offering a multitude of one-day game options for NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and college football and ... more

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Justine Sacco, a ...

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Justine Sacco, a spokesperson for FanDuel, gave a pat answer when asked about her company's latest round of fundraising. Sacco said, "I don't know of a startup that wouldn't want to raise $100 million at a $1 billion valuation."


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A really interesting piece from NYT that looks back on the demise of Justine Sacco, ex senior director of corporate communications at IAC , following a tweet sent out to just 170 followers, but which was picked up and went viral. The article also looks at other individuals who have met the same fate and draws out some interesting overall observations.

'Perhaps ( Sacco) .... had now come to understand that her shaming wasn't really about her at all. Social media is so perfectly designed to manipulate our desire for approval, and that is what led to her undoing. Her tormentors were instantly congratulated as they took Sacco down, bit by bit, and so they continued to do so. Their motivation was much the same as Sacco's own - a bid for the attention of strangers ......hoping to amuse people she couldn't see.'


During the recent holiday season, ...

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During the recent holiday season, Justine Sacco, then the director of corporate communications for IAC, sent out a tweet (from her personal Twitter account) as she headed off to South Africa. Before her plane touched the ground, IAC fired Sacco - for fewer than 140 characters of bad communication. You've probably heard about the tweet that cost Sacco her job and put IAC into panic mode to protect its own reputation:

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Sacco surely didn't get to the executive level without heavy experience, without proving her ability to communicate effectively.


Justine Sacco, the former ...

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Justine Sacco, the former IAC/Interactive Corp communications director who was fired after an offensive tweet last year, has landed at Hot or Not, the website being re-made into a dating app.

She is heading PR for Hot or Not, part of UK-based Badoo. The iconic site that let users rate the photos of people based on their attractiveness is re-launching today as an app.
Sacco, a South Africa native, was fired from her senior director of communications post at IAC in December after tweeting: "Going to Africa.
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Buzzfeed reported that Sacco lived in Ethiopia doing volunteer work earlier this year.


Justine Sacco, head of ...

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Justine Sacco, head of corporate communications for media conglomerate IAC, just before hopping on a plane for a vacation in South Africa, tweeted, "Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding. I'm white!"

As Ms. Sacco wended her Internet-less way through the skies in blissful ignorance, her tweet went viral, and all hell broke loose. She was given the heave-ho by her bosses pretty much as soon as her plane landed, and her Twitter account disappeared. Ms. Sacco has now issued the obligatory apology for the "insensitivity" of her tweet and for the "pain" she caused-to AIDS victims, to black people, to South Africa.
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Justine Sacco, head of corporate communications for media conglomerate IAC, just before hopping on a plane for a vacation in South Africa, tweeted, "Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding. I'm white!"
As Ms. Sacco wended her Internet-less way through the skies in blissful ignorance, her tweet went viral, and all hell broke loose. She was given the heave-ho by her bosses pretty much as soon as her plane landed, and her Twitter account disappeared. Ms. Sacco has now issued the obligatory apology for the "insensitivity" of her tweet and for the "pain" she caused-to AIDS victims, to black people, to South Africa.
This incident was not, it turns out, Ms. Sacco's first venture into Interweb ... um ... liveliness. Her now-defunct Twitter profile, for example, describes her thus: "CorpComms at IAC. Troublemaker on the side.
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Justine Sacco, head of corporate communications for media conglomerate IAC, just before [...]

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