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Facebook employees still love Sheryl Sandberg and say she shouldn’t be fired

Facebook employees remain loyal to COO Sheryl Sandberg despite her involvement in scandals rocking the company. Workplace chat app Blind, a hotbed for tech workers, surveyed thousands of its users about whether Sandberg should keep her job, and the bulk of Facebook respondents said she should. That runs counter to […]
Facebook employees still love Sheryl Sandberg and say she shouldn’t be fired
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Sheryl Sandberg reportedly wanted to know if George Soros, who publicly criticised Facebook, was shorting the company’s stock

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg reportedly requested opposition research on billionaire George Soros. Sandberg reportedly wanted to know if Soros, who publicly criticised Facebook, was shorting the company’s stock. That news comes after it was revealed that Facebook had a relationship with the opposition-research firm, Definers Public Affairs. Definers […]
Sheryl Sandberg reportedly wanted to know if George Soros, who publicly criticised Facebook, was shorting the company’s stock
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Heads ought to roll at Facebook over the Soros smear — starting with Zuck’s

Facebook’s public relations firm this summer tried to discredit the company’s critics by linking them to financier George Soros, The New York Times reported. The tactic has anti-Semitic overtones – far-right groups have long peddled similar conspiracy theories in which Soros, a Jew who survived the Holocaust, is the shadowy […]
Heads ought to roll at Facebook over the Soros smear — starting with Zuck’s
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The research firm Facebook hired to smear its critics has been pushing an anti-Apple campaign that has Qualcomm’s fingerprints on it

A New York Times story said that Facebook had employed a Washington DC-style research firm to spread potentially damaging stories about Facebook’s critics. The story also mentioned that there is another technology client which is paying the firm, Definers Public Affairs, to spread negative stories about Apple. Business Insider reporters […]
The research firm Facebook hired to smear its critics has been pushing an anti-Apple campaign that has Qualcomm’s fingerprints on it
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VC Shervin Pishevar, who resigned after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct, has dropped a lawsuit alleging a smear campaign

Venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar has dropped his lawsuit that alleged a company called Definers Public Affairs has been conducting a smear campaign against him. When Pishevar first filed the lawsuit, Definers called such allegations “delusional.” Pishevar resigned from his role at the VC firm he co-founded after six woman accused […]
VC Shervin Pishevar, who resigned after multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct, has dropped a lawsuit alleging a smear campaign