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Facebook moderators, tasked with watching horrific content, are demanding an end to NDAs that promote a 'culture of fear and excessive secrecy'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Washington DC on Oct. 23, 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP Facebook content moderators are calling for an end to NDAs, which prohibit them from talking about work. Moderators are contractors tasked with sifting through violent content, like suicide and child abuse. The moderators are also asking for better mental health support and full-time employee pay. See more stories on Insider's business page. Content moderators for Facebook are urging the company to improve...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Trends, Social Media, Ireland, Washington Dc, Accenture, Sheryl Sandberg, Andrew Harnik, Irish Parliament, Tech Insider, Content Moderation, Katie Canales, Content Moderators, Isabella Plunkett


Review: Why Facebook can never fix itself

The Facebook engineer was itching to know why his date hadn’t responded to his messages. Perhaps there was a simple explanation—maybe she was sick or on vacation. So at 10 p.m. one night in the company’s Menlo Park headquarters, he brought up her Facebook profile on the company’s internal systems and began looking at her personal data. Her politics, her lifestyle, her interests—even her real-time location. The engineer would be fired for his behavior, along with 51 other employees who had ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, US, New York Times, Innovation, Un, Myanmar, Silicon Valley, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Menlo Park, Sandberg, Stamos, Alex Stamos, Frenkel


11 popular LinkedIn Learning courses to boost your career, from elevator pitching to Excel

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. LinkedIn Learning offers short online video courses to help build various career skills. LinkedIn Learning; Alyssa Powell/Insider LinkedIn Learning offers online video classes to build up hard and soft career skills. You can try a free 1-month trial; membership is $19.99 or $29.99 per month. Here are 11 popular courses, including ones with Oprah, Guy Kawasaki, and Adam Grant. For those who want to build...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Jeff Weiner, Silicon Valley, Oprah Winfrey, Sheryl Sandberg, Guy Kawasaki, Indiana University, Adam Grant, Kelley School of Business, Chelsea Krost, LinkedIn Learning, Julia Pugachevsky, Ariel Skelley Getty, Alyssa Powell, Luis Alvarez Getty


Insider Advertising: CMOs need to get smart on price

Hello and welcome to Insider Advertising, a weekly newsletter where I break down the most important news and trends on Madison Avenue and beyond. I'm Lara O'Reilly, Insider's media and advertising editor. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Thanks so much to everyone who offered their feedback on last week's edition. Please do continue to send your comments, tips, and pun suggestions to [email protected] with this week's news:How the consumer price surge will imp...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, US, Trends, New York Times, Gartner, Warren Buffett, Pepsico, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Sheryl Sandberg, Marcus, Soho House, Jam, Google Facebook


Facebook staffers were told by execs to scrap any mention of Russia in a 2017 white paper on the platform's security concerns: 'We started to feel like we were part of a cover-up'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Washington DC on Oct. 23, 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP Facebook's 2017 white paper initially mentioned Russian election interference, a new book says. Executives told staff to remove all mention of Russia from the white paper, "An Ugly Truth" says. Management thought it would have been "politically unwise" to include Russia, according to the book. See more stories on Insider's business page. Early drafts of a 2017 Facebook white paper on security concerns...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, Russia, Trends, Washington Dc, House Intelligence Committee, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, 2016 Elections, Adam Schiff, Sandberg, Stamos, Alex Stamos, Andrew Harnik, Tech Insider


Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told staff that Sheryl Sandberg had 'good skin' and they should have 'a crush' on her, new book says

Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly said staff should have "a crush'" on COO Sheryl Sandberg. Zuckerberg also told staff Sandberg had "good skin," according to an employee cited in a new book. "An Ugly Truth" says there were "demeaning comments casually made about women around the office." See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made unprofessional remarks to colleagues about COO Sheryl Sandberg after she joined the ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Mark, Sandberg, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Cecilia Kang, Sheera Frenkel, Sheryl Sandberg Zuckerberg, Kevin Dietsch Getty Images Facebook, Katherine Losse, Losse


Mark Zuckerberg was 'explicitly dismissive' of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's comments in early meetings about building a giant ad business, a new book says

Facebook's executives have repeatedly pledged to do better about cleaning up the platform, but the company has a long way to go. Drew Angerer/Getty Images; The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images Tension between Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg made employees "Mark people" or "Sheryl people." The revelation comes from a new book, "An Ugly Truth: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination." One worker was reportedly "puzzled about the public portrayal of them as amazing partners." See more s...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Graham, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Donald Graham, Mark, Sandberg, Sheryl, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Cecilia Kang, Mark Sheryl, Sheera Frenkel, Dani Lever


Facebook saw signs of violence ahead of the Capitol riot, but was too scared to bring it up with Trump, book says

Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in 2018. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Facebook detected an upsurge in posts by extremists ahead of January 6, a new book says. Executives, it says, mulled asking Mark Zuckerberg to reach out to Trump but decided against it. Facebook has long been criticised for allowing extremist content to spread on its platform. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook was so concerned about the violent rhetoric...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Trends, Bloomberg, Cnn, New York Times, News UK, Donald Trump, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Trump, Mark, Capitol, House Energy and Commerce Committee, Tom Porter


1H 2021 Quick Links, Part 3 (Content Moderation, Censorship, Privacy, & More)

Content Moderation * NYT: Inside Twitter’s Decision to Cut Off Trump * Axios: All the platforms that have banned or restricted Trump so far * NY Times: What Happened When Trump Was Banned on Social Media * NY Times: Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg’s Partnership Did Not Survive Trump * “False Accusation: The Unfounded Claim that Social Media Companies Censor Conservatives.” From the article: “the claim of anti-conservative animus is itself a form of disinformation: a falsehood with no reliabl...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, Minnesota, Law, Russia, Nigeria, Bill, Ada, Sheryl Sandberg, Privacy/security, Trump, Alex Jones, Boston Globe, Ny Times


'Oh f--k, how did we miss this?' An upcoming book reveals new details about the meeting where Mark Zuckerberg learned Russia had infiltrated Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Washington D.C. on Oct. 23, 2019 Andrew Harnik/AP A new book about Facebook reveals new details about Russian interference in the 2016 election. "Oh f---, how did we miss this?" Mark Zuckerberg said during a security brief, according to "An Ugly Truth." Russia-based operatives published about 80,000 posts over two years, Facebook admitted in 2017. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mark Zuckerberg was shocked to learn the Russian government ha...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, News, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Washington, Russia, US, Trends, Social Media, Tech, New York Times, Sheryl Sandberg, Clinton, Zuckerberg


10 things in tech: Richard Branson is space bound, Instacart's next CEO, Dodge's electric muscle car

Virgin Galactic/REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.Let's get started.1. Billionaire Richard Branson is set to beat Jeff Bezos to space on Sunday. Their launches will differ in three big ways, including that Branson will ride a space plane, not a capsule launched by a rocket - and some say he won't even reach space. Watch the flight live.2. Instacart poached Fidji Simo from Facebook to be i...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, China, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, New Zealand, Richard Branson, Dodge, Jeff Bezos, Instacart, Branson, Sheryl Sandberg, Trump


Mark Zuckerberg slides in to Sun Valley in shorts and $35 flip flops a day after Trump sued him

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg looked relaxed in flip flops while walking with his No. 2, Sheryl Sandberg, while Bill Gates also appeared...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Sheryl Sandberg, Trump, Sun Valley


Instacart hires Facebook executive as new CEO ahead of expected IPO

Instacart has appointed Facebook executive Fidji Simo as its new CEO, just seven months after she joined the grocery delivery company’s board of directors. Simo, formerly the vice president and head of the Facebook app, will replace Instacart founder and current CEO Apoorva Mehta on August 2. Mehta will transition to executive chairman of the board, per a statement from Instacart. Instacart declined on behalf of Simo for request to provide further comment. Women of color chief executives at the ...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Ipo, Tech, Instacart, Sheryl Sandberg, Postmates, Facebook Facebook, Sandberg, Mehta, Simo, Fidji Simo, Apoorva Mehta, Instacart Instacart, Uber Lyft DoorDash


Donald Trump was reportedly desperate to gain the approval of Silicon Valley execs soon after the 2016 election: 'Everybody in this room has to like me'

From left: Jeff Bezos, Larry Page, and Sheryl Sandberg met with then President-elect Donald Trump in December 2016 at Trump Tower AP Former President Donald Trump wanted tech executives' approval, The New York Times reports. Trump told a meeting of tech leaders in 2016 that "everybody in this room has to like me." Trump ultimately had a strained relationship with several execs throughout his administration. See more stories on Insider's business page. In December 2016, Donald Trum...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Politics, New York, Trends, Larry Page, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Tim Cook, Silicon Valley, The New York Times, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump, Sheryl Sandberg


Trump's presidency drove a wedge between Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg thanks, in part, to clashing views on how to tackle Trump's hate speech on the platform

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg Courtesy of Facebook Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his COO, Sheryl Sandberg, grew apart during Trump's presidency, a new book claims, per the NYT. The execs often disagreed over how to tackle Trump's hate speech and misinformation on the platform. Sandberg felt like she had little influence on his decision-making over moderation policies. See more stories on Insider's business page. A new book claims that the Trump pres...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, New York Times, Donald Trump, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Trump, Mark, Georgetown University, Sandberg, Facebook COO, Sheryl, Cambridge Analytica, Sheryl Sandberg Facebook, Mark Sheryl


A-list guests are descending on Sun Valley for the annual Allen & Co. conference. Here's who's been spotted at one of the business world's most exclusive events.

Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos, co-CEOs of Netflix, arrive at the Allen & Co. Sun Valley Conference on July 06, 2021. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images A-list guests have arrived in Sun Valley, Idaho, the site of the annual Allen & Co. conference. The ultra-exclusive event lures some of the biggest names in finance, tech, and media. Sheryl Sandberg, Reed Hastings, Ted Sarandos, Doug McMillon and dozens more have arrived so far. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Sun Valley confe...
Tags: Abc, New York City, Disney, Trends, Nike, Walmart, Features, Netflix, Aol, Mary Barra, Jeff Bezos, The Washington Post, Ted Sarandos, Jason Kilar, David Petraeus, Sheryl Sandberg


Women make up a dismal percentage of all American CEOs. That's a huge financial problem - but there's a way to fix it.

Skye Gould/Insider For far too long, women have been excluded from CEO positions because of bias, a lack of sponsorship, and other factors, CEO consultants and business professors told Insider. Uzenzen/iStock/Getty Images Of all the leaders of Fortune 500 companies, only 40 are women. Companies with women CEOs or top executives perform better, S&P Global and McKinsey research showed. There are roadblocks preventing women from reaching the C-suite, CEOs and experts said. This a...
Tags: Facebook, UK, Global, US, America, Trends, Research, Walmart, Yale, Citigroup, Jeff Weiner, Goldman Sachs, Smith, UC Berkeley, Intuit, Cornell


The digital transformation from the pandemic for small businesses

The pandemic has been devastating for the small business community in the Los Angeles region. When Facebook surveyed hundreds of California’s small business leaders in February, nearly one in five said they were still closed. A third said they’d cut jobs because of the pandemic, and 59% said sales were down compared to the same time last year. Businesses led by women and minorities have been disproportionately impacted – yet another reminder that whenever crises hit, it’s the most vulnerable who...
Tags: Facebook, California, Opinion, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Sheryl Sandberg, Kevin Lin, Kevin, Stephanie, Irvine, Guest Commentary, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Maria S Salinas


18 valuable pieces of advice from the best graduation speeches of all time

Issa Rae. Theo Wargo/Getty Images Most commencement speeches tend to follow a similar formula. However, some are so inspiring they are remembered long after graduation. Issa Rae was praised for her Stanford commencement speech that quoted the rap song "Wipe Me Down." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. "Ditch the dream and be a doer, not a dreamer." - Shonda Rhimes' 2014 speech at Dartmouth College Shonda Rhimes at Dartmouth College. Dartmouth/YouTube The...
Tags: Apple, Motivation, Hbo, Cook, Shonda Rhimes, Jobs, Education, Entertainment, Stephen Colbert, Steve Jobs, Stanford, Careers, America, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy


The annual Sun Valley conference, known as 'summer camp for billionaires,' will return in July - and powerful moguls like Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg are on the guest list

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the Allen & Co. Sun Valley Conference in 2017. Drew Angerer/Getty Images The Allen & Co. Sun Valley conference will return in July after being canceled during the pandemic. Moguls like Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Warren Buffett, and Tim Cook are all on the guest list. The annual, invite-only event is known for being a hotbed for networking and dealmaking. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tech executives, media moguls, and other titans of industry ...
Tags: Amazon, Verizon, Mark Zuckerberg, Hbo, Washington Post, Satya Nadella, NFL, Trends, Tech, Netflix, Comcast, Aol, Tim Cook, Peter Thiel, Warren Buffett, Silicon Valley


24 great books for recent college grads to guide them through their next chapter

There are many routes you can take for college graduate gifts- practical gifts, , and more. If you're looking for something that'll inform and inspire, you can't go wrong with a book. We rounded up 21 books that any recent college grad would love to read, from memoirs to self-help. Finding the right gift for a recent grad can be tough. Should you get them some decor to liven up a new apartment? Could you chip in for a ? Would they be better off with just a or some cash?As the co...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Books, Gift Guide, Cheryl Strayed, Navy, California, Oregon, Life, Africa, America, Trends, Features, Reading, Green, New York Times


LeadershipNow 140: April 2021 Compilation

Here are a selection of tweets from April 2021 that you don't want to miss: 5 Work-From-Home Rituals that Will Reduce Burnout by @Julie_WG VIDEO: Culture Leadership Charge - The one lever great leaders rely upon by @scedmonds 15 Critical Keys to Relationship-Management Skills and Emotional Intelligence by @SteveGutzler Leaders Think First by @JohnBaldoni 4 Things to Do Every Day by @wallybock 9 Roadblocks to Success by @FSonnenberg How Do You Combine Patience and Urgency? by @ScottEblin Pati...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Sheryl Sandberg, Paul Graham, LeadershipNow 140, Dan Rockwell, Maria Pietroforte


Facebook Says Impact of iOS 14.5's App Tracking Transparency Will Be 'Manageable'

Facebook today announced its earnings for the first calendar quarter of 2021, and during the call discussing the results, Facebook executives confirmed that Apple's App Tracking Transparency will have a "manageable" impact on Facebook's business starting in the second quarter. As highlighted by ZDNet, Facebook CFO Dave Wehner said that Facebook is expecting "increased ad targeting headwinds in 2021 from regulatory and platform changes, notably the recently launched iOS 14.5 update." iOS 14.5 ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, Wehner, Dave Wehner, App Tracking Transparency Facebook, Facebook Says Impact, ZDNet Facebook


'Facebook Knows It Was Used To Help Incite The Capitol Insurrection'

"An internal task force found that Facebook failed to take appropriate action against the Stop the Steal movement ahead of the January 6 Capitol insurrection, and hoped the company could 'do better next time,'" writes Buzzfeed: Last month, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of a House of Representatives committee that his company had done its part "to secure the integrity of the election." While the social network did not catch everything, the billionaire chief executive said, Face...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Buzzfeed, Congress, US, Tech, House Of Representatives, Donald Trump, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Trump, Capitol, Sandberg, Patriot Party, Capitol insurrection


10 things in tech you need to know today

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 2003. Kim Kulish/Corbis via Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.First, an announcement: On Wednesday, April 14 at 2 p.m. ET, Insider real estate and proptech reporter Alex Nicoll will moderate a panel on the massive tech changes in real estate, and what's coming next. For more information and to sign up, click here. Let's get started.1. Microsoft will buy AI firm Nu...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Elon Musk, UK, Microsoft, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Larry Page, Google Voice, Sergey Brin, Aws, Amazon Web Services, Sheryl Sandberg, Musk


Facebook's top execs took home hefty bonuses in the second half of 2020, partially as a reward for the company's 'election integrity efforts'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images Facebook executives got 110% bonuses in the second half of 2020, according to a new SEC filing. The bonuses were partially tied to Facebook's "election integrity" efforts. CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn't participate in the employee bonus program. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's two lieutenants got a big pay day for their work around last year's ele...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, US, Trends, Bonus, Compensation, SEC, Donald Trump, Bonuses, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Trump, Lululemon, US Capitol, Filing, Ben Gilbert


A Muslim advocacy group just sued Facebook for failing to remove hate-speech, and it's the latest example of the tech's patchwork polices that fail to crack down on Islamophobia

Muslim Advocates sued Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg for allegedly misleading Congress on how adequately they remove hate speech. Drew Angerer/Getty Images; The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images An advocacy group sued Facebook for allegedly misleading Congress regarding hate speech moderation. The suit claims Facebook failed to remove most anti-Muslim groups presented to them in 2017. The Muslim Advocates suit underscores how tech platforms fail to moderate anti-Muslim content. See more stor...
Tags: Facebook, Lyft, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Congress, Washington, China, US, Trends, Diversity, Analysis, Islam, New Zealand, Muslim, Hate Speech, Islamophobia


Facebook will convert part of its headquarters into a vaccination site for underserved communities

Facebook's Menlo Park, California headquarters in 2019. JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images Facebook is converting part of its headquarters into a COVID-19 vaccination site. The vaccination site is intended for "underserved, hard-hit communities," COO Sheryl Sandberg said. Californians over the age of 16 are eligible to be vaccinated starting on April 15. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Part of Facebook's sprawling Menlo Park, California, campus is being converte...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, California, US, America, Trends, Healthcare, Vaccinations, Vaccine, Sheryl Sandberg, Sandberg, Facebook COO, Menlo Park California, Ben Gilbert, Pandemic, Tech Insider


"In many... cases, students have felt deeply violated even when their partner followed affirmative-consent rules—asking for and receiving a 'yes'—because aspects of the situation made them feel that what occurred was not what they wanted...."

"Sometimes the explicit request for permission might have induced them to do something they were conflicted about. Some schools have trained students, as part of orientation, to seek and settle for nothing less than 'enthusiastic' agreement to sex. Even under an affirmative-consent regime’s valorization of clarity, 'yes' doesn’t always mean 'yes.' The jury is still out on whether our experiment with affirmative consent will reduce rape, prove useful for distinguishing sex from sexual assault, or...
Tags: Hope, Writing, Law, Sex, Harvard, Grammar, Rape, Angel, Sigmund Freud, Sheryl Sandberg, Freud, Amy Cuddy, Katherine Angel, Ann Althouse, Jeannie Suk Gersen, Leo Bersani


Mark Zuckerberg claimed the reason Facebook keeps showing up in Capitol riot lawsuits is because it's really helpful to police

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Congress remotely during a Senate hearing on November 17, 2020. Hannah McKay-Pool/Getty Images Facebook was cited in more legal docs about the Capitol riots than any other social-media platform. Mark Zuckerberg told Congress it's because Facebook has been cooperating with law enforcement. On Thursday, he also downplayed Facebook's role allowing misinformation and violence to spread. See more stories on Insider's business page. Faceb...
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