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Latest Facebook controversy puts heat on number two Sandberg


Analysts said the moves by Facebook and Sandberg showed “extraordinarily poor judgement” from a corporate governance view. — AFP

Analysts said the moves by Facebook and Sandberg showed “extraordinarily poor judgement” from a corporate governance view. — AFP

WASHINGTON: Facebook’s number two executive Sheryl Sandberg, long seen as the “adult” at the youthfully-managed firm, has found herself the centre of controversy over her role in pushing back at a growing chorus of criticism of the social media giant. 

A prominent feminist and author with strong political connections, Sandberg has drawn fire in particular over an embarrassing effort to probe George Soros, the billionaire investor, after he assailed the online network as a “menace to society”. 

   

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