Wednesday’s hearings in Washington with social media executives did not devolve into ham-handed apologies. Instead, they showed a political system wrestling with issues that have no easy answers.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg said that he wouldn’t step down as chairman and that his No. 2, Sheryl Sandberg, was “doing great work” despite questions about their management.
Amid a data scandal this week, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, and Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer, have been nowhere to be found in public.
Facebook is increasingly under scrutiny from politicians, regular users and everyone in between — one of several tech companies facing a “techlash” for its perceived role in today’s economic and political disruptions. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says the company understands the “legitimate” fears people have about Facebook and is “serious about the issues facing our country.”
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will be leaving the board of The Walt Disney Co. Neither executive will stand for re-election at the company’s annual meeting in March. A Disney spokesperson says it has become “increasingly difficult for them to avoid conflicts relating to board matters.” With […]
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Q&A WITH CHRIS COX & SHERYL SANDBERG
Facebook used to be a way to share photos of friends or puppies. Now it’s a news publisher, a broadcaster and a marketplace. Facebook’s chief product officer, Chris Cox, and chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, offer an inside view of the company and how it balances these roles,