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Facebook says it is ready for violent unrest in the US election, and has plans to restrict the spread of inflammatory posts

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares to testify before a House Energy and Commerce Committee in Rayburn Building on the protection of user data on April 11, 2018. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Facebook is preparing in case violence erupts after the November US presidential election. Nick Clegg, its head of global affairs, told The Financial Times the network has plans for scenarios like widespread civil unrest, or an unclear result if mail-in votes are counted slowly. He declined to explain F...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, US, Trends, Nick Clegg, News UK, Donald Trump, Sheryl Sandberg, Election 2020, House Energy and Commerce Committee, Clegg, The Financial Times, Tech Insider, 2020 Election, Rayburn Building


Selena Gomez Asks Facebook Executives to Stop the Spread of Misinformation

On Friday night, Selena Gomez asked Facebook executives to take action against the spread of misinformation and racism on its social media platforms. “It’s been a while since we sat down. We have a serious problem. Facebook and Instagram are being used to spread hate, misinformation, racism and bigotry,” the singer wrote in a private […]
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Selena Gomez, Sheryl Sandberg, Selena Gomez Asks Facebook Executives


Facebook 'did nothing' about violent militia and hate groups for 5 years despite being warned at least 10 times, advocacy group says

Facebook has repeatedly come under fire for ignoring warnings about violent groups using its platform to incite violence. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik The civil-rights group Muslim Advocates is accusing Facebook of long ignoring repeated warnings that militia and hate groups are promoting violence against Muslims. Muslim Advocates published a timeline Wednesday of 10 instances since 2015 in which it said it alerted the company to militias and hate groups using Facebook events to organize armed a...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Texas, News, Trends, Social Media, Civil Rights, Muslim, Portland Oregon, Hate Speech, Free Speech, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Phoenix, HuffPost


'Facebook did nothing' about violent militia and hate speech groups for five years despite being warned at least 10 times, advocacy group says

Facebook has repeatedly come under fire for ignoring warnings about violent groups using its platform to incite violence. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Facebook has long ignored repeated warnings about militia and hate groups promoting violence against Muslims, according to civil rights group Muslim Advocates. Muslim Advocates published a timeline on Wednesday of 10 instances since 2015 where it alerted the company to militia and hate groups using Facebook events to organize armed anti-Muslim ral...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Texas, News, Trends, Social Media, Civil Rights, Muslim, Portland Oregon, Hate Speech, Free Speech, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Phoenix, HuffPost


Great Quotes on Leadership

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." - John Quincy Adams "Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things." - Peter Drucker "To lead people, walk beside them. As for the best leaders, the people do not notice their existence. When the best leader's work is done, the people say, 'We did it ourselves!'" - Lao Tzu "Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence, and making sure that ...
Tags: Quotes, Innovation, Sheryl Sandberg, Peter Drucker, John Quincy Adams, Lao Tzu Leadership


We need more women in the C-suite. It won't happen on its own.

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Jane Fraser addresses Brazil-US Business Council forum in Washington, DC in March 2019. Erin Scott/Reuters Last week Citigroup announced that Jane Fraser would succeed Mike Corbat as CEO when he retires in February 2021.Fraser will be the first woman to lead a major US bank.Her promotion is a symbolic step up for women across industries, and not only in finance. Just 6% of CEOs at S&P 500 companies are women, according to the research and strategy dev...
Tags: Gender, Leadership, Women, US, Trends, Strategy, Washington Dc, Pwc, Citigroup, Al Green, Gender Bias, Wall Street Journal, Latin America, Harvard Business Review, Journal, Sheryl Sandberg


Facebook looks to recapture its youth—and college students—with Campus

Even Sheryl Sandberg's kids aren't on the social network, so it built a section that feels like the original Facebook.
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Sheryl Sandberg


12 tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and other famous execs used to run meetings

At Amazon, people aren't only expected to participate in meetings, they're obliged to speak up if they disagree with something that was said. Getty Images The overwhelming majority of business leaders find most meetings largely unproductive, per a 2017 survey conducted by the Harvard Business Review. Unproductive meetings are usually caused by having too many people in the room, not having an agenda, or simply meeting too often. Successful executives like Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Yahoo, Steve Jobs, Evernote, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Nike, Tesla, Hp, Larry Page, Gm


Civil rights groups ask for Ankhi Das to be placed on leave pending internal investigation

A group of civil rights organisations from across the globe have called for Ankhi Das, Facebook head of public policy in India, to be sent on leave in light of allegations of political bias against her. The 41 groups to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg, asking for “decisive action” to address Facebook India’s “bias and failure to address dangerous content in India”. They asked that an ongoing internal audit at Facebook on its impact on human rights in India be overseen by t...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Congress, Southeast Asia, India, BJP, United States, Myanmar, Rohingya Muslims, The Wall Street Journal, Hate Speech, WSJ, Sheryl Sandberg, Rwanda


15 Great Business Websites You Should Be Reading Regularly

Revised and updated Sept. 6, 2020 There are thousands of websites offering news and advice about the world of business, finance, and entrepreneurship. As a busy business owner with very little free time, how can you possibly keep up with everything you need to know? Here are 15 of my favorite business sites, covering topics such as small business, investing, personal finance, M&A, online business courses, venture capital, angel financing, tech companies, and more (the sites are listed in alphabe...
Tags: London, Sales, New York Times, Virgin, Richard Branson, Websites, Wall Street Journal, Msn, Cnbc, Sheryl Sandberg, Getting Started, Forbes Forbes, Inman, Facebook COO, Bloomberg Bloomberg, Starting A Business


Meet Netflix billionaire Reed Hastings, who has spent millions on education reform, takes 6 weeks of vacation every year, and says he has no hobbies outside of work

Netflix co-CEO Reed Hastings says he has no hobbies outside of his work. Ore Huiying/Getty Images for Netflix After racking up $40 in late fees at a traditional video rental store, Reed Hastings co-founded Netflix and made $5 billion in the process.Before founding Netflix, Hastings spent one year teaching in Swaziland with the Peace Corps and another as a door-to-door vacuum salesman.Hastings' philanthropic efforts are focused on education, including a $120 million donation to fund scholars...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Media, Colorado, California, France, Life, Stanford, Senate, Boston, Careers, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Features


Amazon just announced a shake-up to its senior ranks, with a new second-in-command starting early next year. Here are the other high-powered executives behind some of the biggest CEOs in tech.

Many CEOs at the world's most valuable tech companies rely on No. 2 executives to help them get the job done.  Some of these execs may go on to run the company one day, while others may leave for big opportunities somewhere else.  For example, top executives like Sheryl Sandberg and Ted Sarandos are second-in-command at Facebook and Netflix, respectively.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Life at the top of the world's most valuable tech companies isn't easy. For CEOs at co...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Shonda Rhimes, Trends, Tesla, Larry Page, Netflix, Williams, Larry Ellison, Tim Cook, Sergey Brin


Facebook had a very unsuccessful week in its fight against misinformation and hate speech (FB)

Facebook had a bad week when it came to cleaning up toxic content on its platform. The reported that Facebook refused to take action against a politician who violated its hate speech policies for fear of backlash, just months Trump's controversial posts suggesting violence against protesters. Another report from NBC News found that Facebook has discovered a community of millions of QAnon conspiracy theorists on its platform, and according to a report from Tech Transparency Report failed to d...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, India, Nbc News, US, Trends, The New York Times, Donald Trump, Sheryl Sandberg, Trump, Democratic, Singh, Stone, Chris Cox, Sandberg, Raja Singh


Facebook and Narendra Modi: How FB’s policy head in India allowed a BJP politician to spread hate online so that it would not hurt its “business prospects”

Ankhi Das (second from right) with Narendra Modi when Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg called on the prime minister in all saffron. Facebook’s shady role in Indian politics—hunting with the majoritarian hounds and fuelling the communal fires, for a price—has been blazingly apparent for over eight years now. But it has taken a devastating expose in The Wall Street Journal to reveal why Indian media has been so disinterested in such a juicy story. The August 14 WSJ report headlined “How Facebook’s Ha...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New York, Media, Congress, India, BJP, Narendra Modi, Bloomberg, Pakistan, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal, Delhi, Wall Street Journal, Rudy Giuliani


Joe Biden's VP pick Kamala Harris has held prominent roles in California politics since 2004. Here are the tech moguls and A-list Hollywood bigwigs who have supported her over the years.

On August 11, Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris as his choice for vice president on his 2020 ticket. Harris, a Democratic senator for California, has also held positions as district attorney for San Francisco and attorney general for the state. She has homes in both LA and San Francisco. California Gov. Gavin Newsom campaigned for Harris in Iowa in December 2019. Forbes reported that an overwhelming majority of her 2019 donors came from California and she unsurprisingly has a fan base in the two...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Hollywood, Shonda Rhimes, Jobs, Instagram, Nbc, California, Steve Jobs, Ebay, Aaron Sorkin, La, Stanford, Senate, Massachusetts, Politico


Kamala Harris brings a view from tech’s epicenter to the presidential race

Joe Biden’s decision to name California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate in the quest to unseat President Trump means that the next White House could be occupied not only by a Black woman — a historic milestone by any account — but also by someone who built a career in the tech industry’s front yard. Born in Oakland, Harris served as San Francisco district attorney and later as the attorney general for California before being elected to the state’s Senate in 2016. And while the newly...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Colorado, California, Government, Senate, White House, Elizabeth Warren, San Francisco, Tech, Joe Biden, United States, New York Times, Silicon Valley


Apple goes to war with the gaming industry

Most gamers may not view Apple as a games company to the same degree that they see Sony with PlayStation or Microsoft with Xbox, but the iPhone-maker continues to uniformly drive the industry with decisions made in the Apple App Store. The company made the news a couple times late this week for App Store approvals. Once for denying a gaming app, and the other for approving one. The denial was Microsoft’s xCloud gaming app, something the Xbox folks weren’t too psyched about. Microsoft xC...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Ipad, TC, Gaming, Facebook, Microsoft, Tech, Ceo, Smartphones, Software, Itunes, Tim Cook


Apple refuses to allow major gaming apps from Microsoft, Google, and Facebook onto the App Store, and the fight just went public (FB, GOOGL, AAPL, MSFT)

Apple refuses to allow major gaming apps from Microsoft, Google, and Facebook onto the iPhone and iPad App Store. The reason, Apple said, is because those apps provide access to games that haven't been rated by Apple's review guidelines. "Our customers enjoy great apps and games from millions of developers, and gaming services can absolutely launch on the App Store as long as they follow the same set of guidelines applicable to all developers," an Apple spokesperson told Business Insider, "inc...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Spotify, Microsoft, US, Trends, Netflix, App Store, Sheryl Sandberg, Business Insider, Apple App Store, Statista, Sandberg, Microsoft Google, Facebook COO


Numerous Programs for Black-Owned Businesses, New High-Yield Business Bank Account, Free Email Plan, Get Your Products in Walmart and on QVC and HSN and Other Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know

19 Things Small Business Owners Need to Know Programs and Initiatives 1—Getting Back to Business  Visa recently announced its global commitment to help 50 million small businesses move to digital in the middle of the economic impact of COVID-19. Visa has developed a range of locally designed programs to help small businesses get back to business: Helping Black women-owned businesses Visa launched a program to award $100k in grants for U.S.-based Black women-owned small businesses, extendi...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Verizon, Business, Ebay, America, Walmart, Indiana, Google Analytics, UPS, United States, American Express, The Washington Post, Grant, Jason, Rural America


After months of fighting with Apple, Facebook is finally launching its gaming app on iOS — without any games

Facebook is launching its Facebook Gaming app on iOS, four months after it launched on Android. Although the app is primarily for streaming games, it has a small component which allows users to play casual games like "Words with Friends." Facebook has had to remove this feature to comply with Apple's App Store rules. Facebook said Apple rejected its app six times since April, and ignored an official appeal. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook has just launched its Fac...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Trends, New York Times, App Store, Sheryl Sandberg, Sandberg, Apple Facebook, Sharma, Friends Facebook, Vivek Sharma, Facebook Gaming


Facebook Criticizes Apple's App Store Policies, Launches Gaming App on iOS Without Games

Facebook today joined Microsoft in condemning Apple's App Store policies, after the company was forced to remove the games feature from its Facebook Gaming app, which launches today on iOS. Facebook Gaming app on Google Play Store In a statement given to The Verge, Facebook said it has had its Gaming app rejected multiple times by Apple in recent months, but Apple cited its App Store guidelines to justify the rejections, claiming the primary purpose of the Facebook Gaming app is to play game...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Facebook, Microsoft, App Store, Sheryl Sandberg, Sandberg, Verge Facebook, App Store Review Guidelines, Facebook Gaming, Facebook Criticizes Apple, App Store Facebook App Store Review


Facebook Must Better Police Online Hate, State Attorneys General Say

Twenty state attorneys general on Wednesday called on Facebook to better prevent messages of hate, bias and disinformation from spreading, and said the company needed to provide more help to users facing online abuse. From a report: In a letter [PDF] to the social media giant, the officials said they regularly encountered people facing online intimidation and harassment on Facebook. They outlined seven steps the company should take, including allowing third-party audits of hate content and offer...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, California, Youtube, Tech, United States, New Jersey, District Of Columbia, Black Lives Matter, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Facebook Twitter, David Duke, Richard Spencer, Facebook They


20 state attorneys general are demanding that Facebook improve its policing of online hate speech and disinformation (FB)

State attorneys general are calling on Facebook to do more to fight hate speech and disinformation. 20 AGs signed an open letter addressing the social network on Wednesday. The coalition asks Facebook to more closely police itself, and improve tools for users who are trying to report harassment and abuse. Facebook said in a statement it "share[s] the Attorneys General's goal of ensuring people feel safe on the internet." Twenty state attorneys general from across the US are demanding Facebook...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, US, Trends, New York Times, Signal, Sheryl Sandberg, AGS, Rob Price, Contact Business Insider, Civil Rights Audit, California New York the District of Columbia


How much TikTok is paying for key roles as it goes on a hiring spree

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for August 4. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected] Before we get to today's news, two pieces of housekeeping: Tomorrow, reporter Amanda Perelli is hosting a webinar about how influencers are adapting to the pandemic with YouTube stars like Shelby Church. Register and get more information here. W...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Youtube, US, Trends, Pwc, Kpmg, Sheryl Sandberg, Cohen, Ashley Rodriguez, Instagram YouTube, Poshmark, Lauren Johnson, Tiktok, Coco Cohen


Apple’s preferential treatment in App Store, coercive practices: 8 key takeaways from Cook’s deposition before the antitrust subcommittee

Apple’s App Store policies are such that at one point even Facebook’s CFO Sheryl Sandberg thought that Apple could lock out Facebook’s apps, the Big Tech CEOs’ hearing before the House subcommittee on antitrust on July 29 (available to watch here) revealed. Questions to Apple CEO Tim Cook largely focussed on the company’s App Store policies. “I am concerned that Apple’s policies are also picking winners and losers in the app economy, and that Apple rules mean Apple apps always win.” — Representa...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Cook, News, China, US, Competition, Beijing, House, Tim Cook, Antitrust, Baidu, Johnson


Facebook bought, copied, threatened competition: 11 key takeaways from Zuckerberg’s deposition before the antitrust subcommittee

In his introductory remarks at the Big Tech CEOs’ hearing before the House subcommittee on antitrust on July 29 (available to watch here), Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg conveniently gave a skewed picture of Facebook’s dominant position. “In many areas, we’re behind our competitors. The most popular messaging service in the US is iMessage. The fastest growing app is TikTok. The most popular app for video is YouTube. The fastest growing ads platform is that of Amazon. The largest ads pl...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Pinterest, Instagram, US, Snapchat, Whatsapp, Competition, Netflix, House, Antitrust


Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg have a new message for regulators: Limiting Facebook's data collection will destroy a 'lifeline' for small businesses during the pandemic (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg is warning that restricting Facebook's ad targeting will hurt small businesses. The Facebook CEO and other senior execs say the social network was a "lifeline" for many companies during the pandemic. During a call with analysts on Thursday, they argued that heavy-handed regulation on Facebook risks negative "macro-economic" effects. The remarks highlight how the company is using the pandemic to defend itself amid mounting political and regulatory scrutiny. Facebook has rolled o...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, China, Trends, Silicon Valley, Signal, Sheryl Sandberg, Rob Price, Dave Wehner, Contact Business Insider


A Facebook ad boycott made waves — but it's having very little financial impact on the social media giant (FB)

Facebook's advertising revenue will only grow by 10% through October, the company predicted Thursday. That's down from 17% in the first quarter thanks to a litany of impacts, including a high-profile advertiser boycott. Major spenders including Walmart, Coca-Cola, and Starbucks stopped buying Facebook ads earlier this year in protest of hate speech on the platform.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook's advertising revenue growth is slowing dramatically, but executive...
Tags: Facebook, California, Trends, Starbucks, Sheryl Sandberg, Zuckerberg, Jpmorgan, Sandberg, Walmart Coca Cola, Jonathan Greenblatt, Specifically Facebook, Doug Anmuth, Tyler Sonnemaker Join


Mark Zuckerberg wrote to his top lieutenants about the benefits of 'cloning' competitors after meeting with Chinese entrepreneurs in 2012 — read the full memo (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg wrote warmly about how Chinese apps copied competitors and urged his team to find ways to "move a lot faster" in 2012. The Facebook CEO made the comments in an internal memo that was made public on Wednesday by the US House Judiciary Committee. The document offers a window into the tech exec's influences, and how he has historically thought about product strategy. Facebook has long had a reputation for blatantly copying competitors if it can't acquire them, and is now facing in...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, China, US, Trends, Baidu, Sheryl Sandberg, Renren, Zuckerberg, House Judiciary Committee, Chris Cox, Sandberg, Schroepfer, Mike Schroepfer, Robin Li


Mark Zuckerberg wrote to his top lieutenants about the benefits of 'cloning' rivals after meeting with Chinese entrepreneurs in 2012 — read the full memo (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg wrote warmly about how Chinese apps copied competitors and urged his team to find ways to "move a lot faster" in 2012. The Facebook CEO made the comments in an internal memo that was made public on Wednesday by the US House Judiciary Committee. The document offers a window into the tech exec's influences, and how he has historically thought about product strategy. Facebook has long had a reputation for blatantly copying competitors if it can't acquire them, and is now facing in...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, China, US, Trends, Baidu, Sheryl Sandberg, Renren, Zuckerberg, House Judiciary Committee, Chris Cox, Sandberg, Schroepfer, Mike Schroepfer, Robin Li