And now Sheryl Sandberg, the COO of Facebook and a prominent spokesperson on issues facing women in the business world, is taking heat for the same issue. After her non-profit organization, LeanIn.Org, announced on Facebook this month that the group was seeking unpaid interns, the non-profit was roundly criticized for seeking free labor and effectively shutting the door on those potential applicants who can't afford to work for free. In fact, this issue of unpaid interns has become so hotly contested, two former unpaid interns of medical clinics in Florida have now asked the U.S. Supreme Court to get involved. … [Read more...] about What Do Charlie Rose and Sheryl Sandberg Have in Common? Problems with Unpaid Interns
Users' data are the lifeblood of Facebook, and if they wanted to opt out of all of the platform's data-driven advertising, they would have to pay for it, Sheryl Sandberg, the company's chief operating officer, told NBC News on Thursday. … [Read more...] about Users Would Have to Pay to Opt Out of All Facebook Ads, Sheryl Sandberg Says
The comparison is apt — but not helpful to Sandberg's argument. As a 1973 short film by the artist Richard Serra put it: “The product of television, commercial television, is the audience. Television delivers people to an advertiser.” … [Read more...] about Facebook’s dizzying spin on ‘the Cambridge Analytica thing’
I would go so far as to suggest that the government shut down this company altogether, and then let them start all over again with better insights as to how to be of service to the country and the world. … [Read more...] about Letter: Should Facebook be shut down by U.S. government?
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Facebook's operations chief said the world's largest social network needed to earn back public trust and was investing billions of dollars a year to improve the security of its network. … [Read more...] about Facebook’s Sandberg says Zuckerberg should remain CEO, chairman