Sheryl Sandberg

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

    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 touted the company’s success at voter registration. If you liked Prisma, you’re going to enjoy what Facebook’s cooking up. Facebook chief product officer Chris Cox demoed an… Read More

  • Sheryl Sandberg shoots down rumors of a role in Clinton administration

    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. But Sandberg shot down those rumors today at the Virtuous Circle conference, hosted by the Internet Association. “I’m staying at Facebook,” Sandberg said when asked during a… Read More

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

    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 napalm attack during the Vietnam War. Sandberg expressed regret at her company’s decision to repeatedly delete the photograph and said Facebook would do better at preserving newsworthy content… Read More

  • Sheryl Sandberg: Peter Thiel will remain on the Facebook board

    Sheryl Sandberg: Peter Thiel will remain on the Facebook board

    Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, said today on stage at Vox Media’s Code Conference that Peter Thiel would remain on the company’s board of directors despite the controversy surrounding his involvement in a lawsuit against Gawker. It was revealed that Thiel was backing Hulk Hogan in a lawsuit against Gawker that’s raised questions about the future of… Read More

  • Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg and others urge Congress to fund K-12 computer science education

    Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg and others urge Congress to fund K-12 computer science education

    Some of the biggest names in tech and corporate America, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Walmart CEO Doug McMillon, have teamed up with governors and educators to ask Congress to provide $250 million in federal funding to school districts in order to give every single K-12 student in the nation an opportunity to learn how to code. Read More

  • Marc Andreessen and Sheryl Sandberg: Tech Is Not Driving Income Inequality

    Marc Andreessen and Sheryl Sandberg: Tech Is Not Driving Income Inequality

    This morning at Fortune’s Global Forum conference in San Francisco, Fortune interviewer Alan Murray got quite an earful from the guests on his panel: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and venture capitalist and Facebook board member Marc Andreessen, who pushed back hard on the notion that technology is exacerbating income inequality. It was a riveting chat that touched on what’s next… Read More

  • Chelsea Clinton And Sheryl Sandberg Address Silicon Valley’s Gender Gap ‘Crisis’

    Chelsea Clinton And Sheryl Sandberg Address Silicon Valley’s Gender Gap ‘Crisis’

    Joining Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg onstage Monday in Palo Alto, Chelsea Clinton said she wanted to see the private sector and government work together to show girls they can grow up to be like Sandberg and Mark Zuckerberg. In recent years, high-profile sexual harassment lawsuits and diversity reports have put an increased spotlight on the dismal numbers of women working in tech roles at… Read More

  • With $10M From High Profile Angels, Globality Will Aim To Restructure Global Trade 

    With $10M From High Profile Angels, Globality Will Aim To Restructure Global Trade 

    Globality, an ultra stealthy startup based in Menlo Park, has raised $10 million from a group of high profile angel investors to build an ambiguous new ecosystem for global trade. The funding comes from fourteen angel investors, including Al Gore, Sheryl Sandberg, former J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson, and Yahoo CFO Ken Goldman. Globality’s mission statement is just as ambitious as it is vague. Read More

  • Dave Goldberg, SurveyMonkey CEO, Dies Unexpectedly

    Dave Goldberg, SurveyMonkey CEO, Dies Unexpectedly

    Silicon Valley and the wider world of technology are mourning the very sudden death of Dave Goldberg, a long time entrepreneur and investor, CEO of SurveyMonkey, husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, father and friend to many. The news was made public earlier today in a Facebook post from his brother Robert. Read More

  • To Get Women Into Computer Science, Sheryl Sandberg Launches Lean In Mentorship Network

    To Get Women Into Computer Science, Sheryl Sandberg Launches Lean In Mentorship Network

    Only 18 percent of computer science majors are women. To help fix this “funnel problem” and balance the genders in tech, Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In project is starting a “CS&E Chapter.” Potential and current women in computer science and engineering can join the chapter to connect with each other for advising and support. Read More

  • Facebook Now Has Over 3B Video Views Per Day

    Facebook Now Has Over 3B Video Views Per Day

    If it’s starting to feel like every visit you make to Facebook these days is full of videos, you are not alone. Facebook today reported in a strong set of Q4 earnings that there are 3 billion videos viewed on its site each day. With the company also reporting daily active users of 890 million, this works out to more than 3 videos per day. Facebook more specifically later noted that… Read More