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Sixth high-profile exit from Facebook as Oculus co-founder quits over difference of opinion

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After WhatsApp and Instagram founders, Oculus' Brendan Iribe also finds it difficult to align his vision with Facebook's.

Facebook has been faced with a slew of high-profile exits of late. In the last two years, founders of six companies or startups it acquired have left the company. Less than a month after Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger departed, Brendan Iribe, co-founder of Oculus (the virtual reality startup Facebook acquired for $2 billion in 2012) announced his exit.

Even though Brendan, who was heading Facebook’s PC VR team, didn’t specify the cause of his exit, merely calling it the “first real break” in a 20-year career, speculations are rife that he may have fallen out with his bosses.

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A TechCrunch report claims Brendan’s views about the........

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