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‘At Facebook I was middle-aged at 35’: Sheryl Sandberg shares how ‘Silicon Valley worships youth’

Sheryl Sandberg has revealed that she was told she was “middle-aged” when she was 35 years old at Facebook.In a new interview the chief operating officer (COO) of the social media giant spoke about the impact of the pandemic on women and her support for a new platform that aims to empower women in midlife.“Of course Silicon Valley worships youth,” she said. “I was told at Facebook I was middle-aged at the age of 35.“I’ve been speaking about women in the workplace for a really long time, but I have not spoken about midlife women.”In the interview, published in the...
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Sheryl Sandberg Thanks Fiancé Tom Bernthal for Helping Her Find Love After Loss

When Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg lost her husband, Dave Goldberg, in 2015, her world fell apart. Her friends and family tried to reassure her that she’d one day find love again — but all she felt was grief and guilt. And when she did put herself out there, she was often publicly judged for it.“Dave’s mother said to me really early on, ‘You’re going to get married again, and I’m going to dance at your wedding,’ ” Sheryl recalls. “This was such a gift ... because I think you need permission. Someone needs to say, ‘It is OK; it is not your fault.’ ”

Sheryl Sandberg and Top Facebook Execs Silenced an Enemy of Turkey to Prevent a Hit to the Company’s Business – Jack Gillum and Justin Elliott (02/26/2021)

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. As Turkey launched a military offensive against Kurdish minorities in neighboring Syria in early 2018, Facebook’s top executives faced a political dilemma. Turkey was demanding the social...
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Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg blames alt-tech for violent organization

Sandberg deflects, tries to cement Facebook's monopoly by attacking alternatives. If you're tired of cancel culture and censorship subscribe to Reclaim The Net. Facebook, which is coming under criticism as the platform that helped those who participated in the Capitol Hill events last week organize, is looking to pin the blame on much smaller, alternative social media competitors.
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Sheryl Sandberg faces criticism over denial of Facebook’s role in violence at Capitol riots

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg is facing criticism for denying the social media company’s role in the violence at the US Capitol despite groups like “Stop the Steal” with thousands of followers remaining active on the platform for months.Sandberg, who is Facebook’s chief operating officer, came under fire after she said the Capitol insurrection was not “largely organised” on Facebook but on platforms that do not have the “ability to stop hate” like that of Facebook.“I think these events were largely organised on platforms that don’t have our abilities to stop hate, and don’t have our standards and don’t have our...

Sheryl Sandberg slammed for saying Capitol riot was not 'largely' planned on Facebook

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg was lambasted on social media on Monday after she claimed that last week’s Capitol insurrection was not “largely organized” on Facebook, but on other platforms “that don’t have our abilities to stop hate, don’t have our standards and don’t have our transparency.”. In a livestream interview...
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Breakingviews - The Exchange: Sheryl Sandberg on banning Trump

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters Breakingviews) - The Facebook COO sat down with Breakingviews’ Gina Chon as part of Reuters Next on Monday to explain why the social network has indefinitely blocked the U.S. president after he incited violence at the Capitol – and why it took so long for the company to come to this decision.