Sheryl Sandberg

EU parliament pushes for Zuckerberg hearing to be live-streamed

There’s confusion about whether a meeting between Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and the European Union’s parliament — which is due to take place next Tuesday — will go ahea

How Facebook gives an asymmetric advantage to negative messaging

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A brief history of Facebook’s privacy hostility ahead of Zuckerberg’s testimony

The Facebook founder will be questioned by the Senate Judiciary and Senate Commerce Committees later today — in a session entitled “Facebook, Social Media Privacy, and the Use and Abuse of Dat

Facebook admits its data drama has ‘a few’ advertisers pressing pause

In an interview with Bloomberg, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg disclosed the fact that ongoing privacy revelations around Cambridge Analytica have some advertisers skittish. When asked about how man

Facebook hit with shareholder lawsuits over data misuse crisis

The lawsuits are piling up against Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse and political ad targeting scandal. According to SF Gate the company has been hit with four suits in fed

Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook leadership should have spoken sooner, is open to regulation

The days of silence from Facebook’s top executives after the company banned the political advisory service Cambridge Analytica from its platform were a mistake, according to Sheryl Sandberg. In

Facebook to roll out global privacy settings hub — thanks to GDPR

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has said major privacy changes are coming to the platform later this year, as it prepares to comply with the European Union's incoming data protection regulation.

Mark Zuckerberg wants you to call your congressperson in support of DACA

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants you to call your congressperson to act on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Since 2012, 800,000 undocumented immigrants have received DACA status. &#82

Sheryl Sandberg says we need equal access to computer science education

At today's Computer Science Education Week kickoff, the theme was women in coding. In the U.S., just 18 percent of computer science college graduates are women. Tech leaders like Microsoft's Peggy Joh

The trouble with Sandberg saying Facebook allows fake news ads

If the Russian-bought election interference ads hadn’t been bought by fraudulent accounts, “Most of them would be allowed to run” Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said this morning. &#82

Facebook vows to manually review ad targeting after ‘Jew-Haters’ scandal

Facebook failed to foresee how turning user-written interests and employer information from profiles into ad targeting options could turn offensive. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has apologized for the

Female Marines group appeals to Sheryl Sandberg to fix Facebook’s revenge porn problem

A group of Marines is demanding that Facebook get a grip on the systemic harassment that plagues its female servicemembers. In a thorough, thoughtfully articulated letter, veteran and Not in My Marine

Facebook announces paid family sick leave and new bereavement benefits for employees

On her personal Facebook account Tuesday, COO Sheryl Sandberg announced an update to the company’s employee benefits, which are newly enhanced to ease the lives of new parents and grieving emp

Sheryl Sandberg addresses her silence around the Women’s March, politics and Trump

Sheryl Sandberg has been in the news lately for her opposition to the global gag rule and her more recent comments on Trump’s highly controversial and discriminatory immigration ban. Today at t

Sheryl Sandberg joins the immigration ban statement canoe

Several tech leaders spoke out against President Trump’s executive order to ban immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries over the weekend. Today, Sheryl Sandberg leaned into that now rat

Silicon Valley’s false feminist idol finally makes a peep

After an era of cowed silence, noted fair-weather feminist and Facebook demigod Sheryl Sandberg finally spoke up! Sandberg had not objected to the Trump administration — clearly an affront to he

Sheryl Sandberg: “People don’t want to see hoaxes on Facebook”

Today on “Today,” Sheryl Sandberg dismissed Facebook’s role in the 2016 presidential election. Still, she didn’t want you to forget that Facebook plays a relevant part in political and so

Facebook demos art-themed video filters, says it got 2M voters registered

The two non-Zuck leaders of Facebook had a lot to show and tell onstage today at the WSJDLive conference, where they demoed potential products, labeled Facebook a tech company not a media company and

Sheryl Sandberg shoots down rumors of a role in Clinton administration

Rumors have swirled for months that if Hillary Clinton succeeds in her bid to become the next U.S. president, she would appoint Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg as Treasury Secretary.

Facebook employees say deleting ‘napalm girl’ photo was a mistake

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said today that the company faced “difficult decisions” when it deleted a post by a Norwegian journalist containing an iconic photograph of a girl fleeing a na
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