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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Slate's If Then

Slate's If Then

08:12 min | 6 months ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Slate's If Then

"Calgary is an opportunity rich city home to visionaries, dreamers, and game changers that's changing with the world, and helping to change the world. A thriving hub for tech and innovation, Calgary's disruptors are turning heads across all sectors. The city's highly skilled workforce, friendly business culture, and unparalleled quality of life is attracting global players like AWS, emphasis and plug and play. Not to mention record levels of investment to start up and scale up companies with big ideas. From artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, FinTech, and more Calgary's entrepreneurs are helping to put the city's innovation ecosystem on a map as the place where bright minds come to solve some of the world's greatest challenges. In fact, the city is leading the $20 billion spend on digital transformation in Alberta through 2024. Calgary is the place to be if you have an idea and want to bring it to life. Meet Canada's most adventurous tech city at live tech, love life dot com. Well, now we have to talk about lean in. Yes. Sandberg's book was a prescription for how women could get ahead at work. It was about ambition and asserting yourself. She recommended lean in circles where women met to talk about trying to have it all. Her new book lean in has ignited a firestorm as a sort of feminist manifesto for the Sex and the City generation. Do you want to lead taking a hard look at the uncomfortable question? Why are there still so few women at the top? Do you remember all of the hoopla and the magazine articles and TV profiles that surrounded it when it came out in 2013? I remember all the hoopla because at the time I was a Middle East reporter. And the uprisings had just happened, you know, they were still happening in Syria and Bahrain and many other places in Libya. And I remember because I was sitting in a hotel in Cairo. And another reporter gave me the book. And was like, have you read this? It was felt so disconnected from everything I was seeing. And she goes, this is white women shit. And I laughed. And I read it, and I thought it was really interesting. And I did think it represented things that me and my female colleagues, as reporters had talked about in terms of a glass ceiling and how far could we get? And if we wanted to have children could we still do our jobs, but I totally understood why this colleague who happened to be black and had been living in the Middle East for many years had called it white women shit. Because it also advocated for so many things that were out of reach for me. As a non white person as a woman. It did center white women and white professional class women. There were a lot of people calling that out at the time, but it feels like even more glaringly obvious now, it's a decade later, the pandemic has disproportionately burdened women and women of color. Did she ever hear that criticism? Did she take it on board? Well, we've talked to people who were around her when the criticism started. And I think initially it was easy to kind of blow it off and say like, oh, you know, people always want to come for you when you're at the top. And look at how many people we've helped and one person recalled a conversation she had with Sheryl Sandberg about lean in circles and how they need to be more diverse and Cheryl started naming people that were in lean in circles she had attended that were Hispanic or black or non white. She's like, here's my black friend who was there? Right, or one of my maids of honor was a black woman. I'm not a racist. It was that kind of moment, but I think really the seed change came when Michelle Obama called out lean in as being out of touch. Obama had this to say about marriage. That whole so you can have it all. Nope, not at the same time. That's a lie. And it's not always enough to lean in, because that doesn't work all the time. I think that was something that Cheryl couldn't ignore because a she really admires Michelle Obama and B this is one of the most sort of public well respected black women in America saying this is out of touch. This does not speak to the experiences of many black and brown women. And I do think she has since then had a moment of like, oh, does this need updating? Does this need to be thought about in a way differently than I thought about the lean in foundation when I was totaling around on their website as support mechanisms now for union trades women and some literature about intersectionality? But I'm still struck by how much of it is focused on individuals and not on structural questions. You know, Sheryl Sandberg could be advocating for paid family leave. Do you think she still sees being a woman as an individual act? Or is it being part of a collective? We hear feminists saying, maybe we shouldn't be focused on maternity leave. We should be focused on parental leave. And if men and women together were expected to shoulder the burden of becoming new parents, feminism would be at a very different place. I have not heard that be a type of feminism that Cheryl specifically talks about. Although Facebook as a company, I should say, has parental leave. At the same time, men at Facebook are held up and admired and valued when they answer work emails while they're on parental leave. And I have interviewed people at the company just in the last week who have said, oh yeah, I was on my maternity leave, or I was on my parental leave. And then when I came back, my boss champions the fact that even while I was on leave, I finished this project, or I answered this email. And that culturally still held up as a model employee, which sort of misses the point of being on leave and giving people the time and space to become parents and share the burden of becoming parents. Back when the book came out, Sandberg used to host these sort of salon dinners at her house. And I actually attended one in 2013, and I'm not going to talk about the specifics because it was off the record, but I can say that she cultivated these spots as kind of a place for women to come together. And I wonder if you could parse out how you think she thought she was going to position herself as this incredibly high profile woman in Silicon Valley. And what has happened since? Whether she is still seen that way or whether the intervening years have done something very different for her stature in the industry in the area. 2013 Cheryl, I think saw a map in front of her a road map of how she could transition her success at Facebook and Silicon Valley into her career in Washington. 2013 Cheryl was holding salons and launching lean in. She was cultivating relationships with important women. And she was held up as a real champion of women's issues. And so she could see this very direct path where she goes from being seen as this feminist leader to having her first really significant job in Washington under a Clinton administration. A Hillary Clinton administration. Hillary, sorry, yes, to be clear, a Hillary Clinton. And she was close to Hillary Clinton. They're kind of really built of the same mold in a lot of ways. And you could see how Sheryl Sandberg would have very easily felt filled in a role of the Treasury Department for an administration led by Hillary Clinton. Obviously, the election didn't go the way that Sheryl Sandberg thought it was going to go. And in the tarnishing of Facebook's reputation and Sandberg's reputation, she's now in a very different place. I think she still has political aspirations. Not immediate, but I think if that was something in the cards for her in the future, she would be interested because she comes from a family where public service is really held up as the most noble cause. Her parents, her siblings, they really value the idea of public service and public good. And I think she would.

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on The Secret History of the Future

The Secret History of the Future

08:12 min | 6 months ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on The Secret History of the Future

"Calgary is an opportunity rich city home to visionaries, dreamers, and game changers that's changing with the world, and helping to change the world. A thriving hub for tech and innovation, Calgary's disruptors are turning heads across all sectors. The city's highly skilled workforce, friendly business culture, and unparalleled quality of life is attracting global players like AWS, emphasis and plug and play. Not to mention record levels of investment to start up and scale up companies with big ideas. From artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, FinTech, and more Calgary's entrepreneurs are helping to put the city's innovation ecosystem on a map as the place where bright minds come to solve some of the world's greatest challenges. In fact, the city is leading the $20 billion spend on digital transformation in Alberta through 2024. Calgary is the place to be if you have an idea and want to bring it to life. Meet Canada's most adventurous tech city at live tech, love life dot com. Well, now we have to talk about lean in. Yes. Sandberg's book was a prescription for how women could get ahead at work. It was about ambition and asserting yourself. She recommended lean in circles where women met to talk about trying to have it all. Her new book lean in has ignited a firestorm as a sort of feminist manifesto for the Sex and the City generation. Do you want to lead taking a hard look at the uncomfortable question? Why are there still so few women at the top? Do you remember all of the hoopla and the magazine articles and TV profiles that surrounded it when it came out in 2013? I remember all the hoopla because at the time I was a Middle East reporter. And the uprisings had just happened, you know, they were still happening in Syria and Bahrain and many other places in Libya. And I remember because I was sitting in a hotel in Cairo. And another reporter gave me the book. And was like, have you read this? It was felt so disconnected from everything I was seeing. And she goes, this is white women shit. And I laughed. And I read it, and I thought it was really interesting. And I did think it represented things that me and my female colleagues, as reporters had talked about in terms of a glass ceiling and how far could we get? And if we wanted to have children could we still do our jobs, but I totally understood why this colleague who happened to be black and had been living in the Middle East for many years had called it white women shit. Because it also advocated for so many things that were out of reach for me. As a non white person as a woman. It did center white women and white professional class women. There were a lot of people calling that out at the time, but it feels like even more glaringly obvious now, it's a decade later, the pandemic has disproportionately burdened women and women of color. Did she ever hear that criticism? Did she take it on board? Well, we've talked to people who were around her when the criticism started. And I think initially it was easy to kind of blow it off and say like, oh, you know, people always want to come for you when you're at the top. And look at how many people we've helped and one person recalled a conversation she had with Sheryl Sandberg about lean in circles and how they need to be more diverse and Cheryl started naming people that were in lean in circles she had attended that were Hispanic or black or non white. She's like, here's my black friend who was there? Right, or one of my maids of honor was a black woman. I'm not a racist. It was that kind of moment, but I think really the seed change came when Michelle Obama called out lean in as being out of touch. Obama had this to say about marriage. That whole so you can have it all. Nope, not at the same time. That's a lie. And it's not always enough to lean in, because that doesn't work all the time. I think that was something that Cheryl couldn't ignore because a she really admires Michelle Obama and B this is one of the most sort of public well respected black women in America saying this is out of touch. This does not speak to the experiences of many black and brown women. And I do think she has since then had a moment of like, oh, does this need updating? Does this need to be thought about in a way differently than I thought about the lean in foundation when I was totaling around on their website as support mechanisms now for union trades women and some literature about intersectionality? But I'm still struck by how much of it is focused on individuals and not on structural questions. You know, Sheryl Sandberg could be advocating for paid family leave. Do you think she still sees being a woman as an individual act? Or is it being part of a collective? We hear feminists saying, maybe we shouldn't be focused on maternity leave. We should be focused on parental leave. And if men and women together were expected to shoulder the burden of becoming new parents, feminism would be at a very different place. I have not heard that be a type of feminism that Cheryl specifically talks about. Although Facebook as a company, I should say, has parental leave. At the same time, men at Facebook are held up and admired and valued when they answer work emails while they're on parental leave. And I have interviewed people at the company just in the last week who have said, oh yeah, I was on my maternity leave, or I was on my parental leave. And then when I came back, my boss champions the fact that even while I was on leave, I finished this project, or I answered this email. And that culturally still held up as a model employee, which sort of misses the point of being on leave and giving people the time and space to become parents and share the burden of becoming parents. Back when the book came out, Sandberg used to host these sort of salon dinners at her house. And I actually attended one in 2013, and I'm not going to talk about the specifics because it was off the record, but I can say that she cultivated these spots as kind of a place for women to come together. And I wonder if you could parse out how you think she thought she was going to position herself as this incredibly high profile woman in Silicon Valley. And what has happened since? Whether she is still seen that way or whether the intervening years have done something very different for her stature in the industry in the area. 2013 Cheryl, I think saw a map in front of her a road map of how she could transition her success at Facebook and Silicon Valley into her career in Washington. 2013 Cheryl was holding salons and launching lean in. She was cultivating relationships with important women. And she was held up as a real champion of women's issues. And so she could see this very direct path where she goes from being seen as this feminist leader to having her first really significant job in Washington under a Clinton administration. A Hillary Clinton administration. Hillary, sorry, yes, to be clear, a Hillary Clinton. And she was close to Hillary Clinton. They're kind of really built of the same mold in a lot of ways. And you could see how Sheryl Sandberg would have very easily felt filled in a role of the Treasury Department for an administration led by Hillary Clinton. Obviously, the election didn't go the way that Sheryl Sandberg thought it was going to go. And in the tarnishing of Facebook's reputation and Sandberg's reputation, she's now in a very different place. I think she still has political aspirations. Not immediate, but I think if that was something in the cards for her in the future, she would be interested because she comes from a family where public service is really held up as the most noble cause. Her parents, her siblings, they really value the idea of public service and public good. And I think she would.

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Slate's If Then

Slate's If Then

08:06 min | 6 months ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Slate's If Then

"This episode is brought to you by Schwab. Do you ever think about your money? Sure you do. You probably think about it all the time. But guess what? Your money has been thinking about you too. And it wants you to know that a financial plan can lead to 2.7 times higher net worth on average. That's why Schwab makes starting one easier than ever with one on one guidance from a financial consultant and a complimentary online retirement plan that you can start in as little as 15 minutes. Plus, track your progress with free digital planning tools. So what are you waiting for? Visit Schwab dot com slash plan today to learn more. When Cheryl Sandberg came to Facebook, now meta. She was 38. George W. Bush was president, iPhones were only a year old. It was 2008 and Facebook was far from the global institution it is now. So she comes in and everyone calls her the adult in the room, which I now take a little bit of umbrage at because she was only 38 years old, which is, you know, younger than I am now. But she's an adult. She's considered an adult because everyone else at the company is in the early 20s. There is an acknowledged kind of frat boy culture. They really love making things. They're product guys. They're really psyched about all the people that are joining their company. But they haven't figured out how to really monetize that. And they haven't figured out the business side and what Mark Zuckerberg kind of considers all the boring stuff of policy and politics in Washington and making money and keeping advertisers happy. He doesn't want to deal with it. So she kind of comes in and Mark goes, well, you handle all that boring adult stuff. I want to make cool shit. I want to make products. And you can handle making money. And she does that. And is incredibly successful at it. Yeah, she grew the revenue from what? 272 million in 2008 to 118 billion in 2021. That's an astonishing leap. Right. But what she also did was take on this entire portfolio of their relationship with Washington, their relationship with regulators, the politicking, and then of course comes out with this book lean in, which is all about advancing women in the workforce and how she, Sheryl Sandberg is going to take this on on her portfolio. And it's not all that other stuff that we're now sitting here saying, well, she was really good at making money for Facebook, but was she really good at all the other stuff that she took on? How did she change Facebook as a business? Because I feel like we should acknowledge she kind of set the standard for how the Internet works now. Absolutely, she did. I mean, she took a business model that Google had pioneered. She would hate it. If I put it this way, but it is basically selling their data to advertisers. It's giving advertisers access to that data to target you with incredibly specific ads. So if they know that you are interested in ski vacations in Lake Tahoe, they can sell you a pair of skis in a really warm pair of winter underwear. That is a really profitable way for advertisers to reach people. She comes to Facebook and she goes, wow. I thought things were good at Google. You guys have such specific data and you have social net graphs where I can say, hey, look at this, Lizzy's about to go on vacation with two friends to Hawaii. Let's sell all three of them bathing suits. So she looks at Facebook's social graph and she goes, man, we can do all this on steroids. We can really rake in the advertising money. And she does. And advertisers love her to this date. This also seems to be where the seed of so many of the problems comes in. Did she realize that this kind of hyper specific targeting that came with making Facebook a total advertising powerhouse? Would hurt people's privacy? If she did, she didn't talk about it. And privacy argument was not something that came into play really until I'd say 2016. It wasn't until people started to get worried about the way that political funders and politicians and their campaigns were going to use these targeted ads. They started to worry about privacy. Barack Obama was the first. He used Facebook to collect data on people. If you signed up to like his page, they collected all your information and all your Friends information and then targeted you with ads trying to get you to vote Obama. But it doesn't seem to have bothered people when Obama did it. It was only when the Trump campaign did it, that people started to kind of freak out. And then ask this question of, oh God, what kind of data has Facebook given the Trump campaign that has allowed them to target us in this hyper specific way? Perhaps because she signed up to be the adult in the room, or because she was the one who had to clean things up, Sandberg became the face of so many of these scandals. Whether it was Russian disinformation, or how millions of people's data was collected by the consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica. For years, Facebook was loosey goosey about how third party apps could handle sensitive user data. They didn't check to make sure the data was deleted. What is the reason it took so long? You could have done all of this two and a half years ago. You were right that we could have done this two and a half years ago. So why didn't you? Because as I explained, we thought that the data had been deleted and we should have checked. You are right about that. What did you know? We thought it had been deleted because they gave us assurances. Yeah. Arguably, Mark Zuckerberg was the one that made the mistake. It was his side of the company that really made some of these mistakes that led to problems in the 2016 elections, and certainly the Cambridge Analytica. But I think that Sandberg had kind of put herself out there as the face of Facebook for a very long time, whether it was international conferences or appearances before Congress, chairman burr, vice chairman Warner, and members of the select committee, thank you for giving me the opportunity to speak with you today. My written testimony goes into more detail about the actions we're taking to prevent election interference on Facebook. She wanted to be the one that was doing the interfacing with the public and with the media. And so people knew her as the face of Facebook. And it's interesting that at this time when Facebook starts getting bad headlines, she doesn't say, oh, you know what, Mark, this was your mistake. You don't miss one. Instead, she goes, yeah, I'll be your loyal foot soldier in all march out there, and I'll be in front of the firing squad, even though Cambridge Analytica was a product mistake, which completely happened under mark's watch. Eventually, Zuckerberg did have to put his face on the scandals in front of Congress and the world. But by then, Sandberg's name had also become intertwined with the company's problems. It's very difficult, I think, to sort of tease these things out and interrogate them as reporters, but also wonder like, what are the threads of sexism here? If you came in to be the adult in the room, it does sort of sound like a school marmee title. It does sort of sound like a kindergarten teacher who was supposed to pick up after the boys broke things. And I wonder if it's fair that so many of these scandals took the bloom off of the public Sheryl Sandberg rose. Cheryl really put herself out there as the face of Facebook and as the face of women in the workforce and so many other things. And had she not been so public in her stance about these things. And so public in her defense of Facebook, then I think it'd be different. But it is hard to look at somebody that publicly goes out and so viscerally defends Facebook. And is the second most powerful person at the company ultimately. She is the only one potentially that could have swayed mark's mind or said, hey, I don't support you on this. This was wrong. I'm going to go out and say we were wrong. And it's going to hold a lot of water because I'm super important here. Right? She doesn't do those things. And so I think it's important to say on the one hand, is she getting more criticism because she's a woman or is it because she is super important and she has put herself out there.

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Slate's If Then

Slate's If Then

03:59 min | 6 months ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Slate's If Then

"Just a quick heads up before we get started. There is some adult language in today's episode. All right, here's the show. Why don't you just introduce yourself, tell me who you are and what you do. My name is shera frankel, and I am a tech reporter at The New York Times. And the co author of the book and ugly truth. Shira's book, which she co wrote with her colleagues Cecilia Kong is an incredible look inside Facebook at both the company and the people who made it, including Sheryl Sandberg. I actually want to start with a moment from your book, which I have in front of me. And it is from the 2019 Vanity Fair new establishment summit or conference or whatever it's called. And you and your author, Cecilia Kong described this scene where Cheryl Sandberg is being interviewed by Katie Couric. I hope everyone had a great lunch in Cheryl. Thank you for being here. We have a lot to talk about, as you know, so let's get right to it. And it's like really clear that timberg thinks this is going to be a chatty friendly. Here we all are interview. Do you remember writing about this? I remember vividly, yes. So Katie Kirk asks her, since you are so associated with Facebook, how worried are you about your personal legacy as a result of your association with this company? What a question. Do you remember what she said? Well, I want to say the thing that I love about that moment is that Sandberg doesn't see it coming. Katie Couric is a mom, like Sandberg. She is a woman who has lost her husband, like Sandberg. And Sandberg sees her as this ally, which is why she's even sitting in that chair, making herself vulnerable to this kind of question, right? And, you know, the book doesn't quite capture it, but the look on Sandberg's face when that question comes is like a moment of shock and of betrayal and of like, oh, this question from this person, this woman that is so much like me and should really just be my target audience for my message about feminism. And women in the workplace is asking you this question. And Sandberg answers. She says, you know, well, I'm so proud of everything I've done at Facebook. We've done such great work and you have to remember all the good we've done. But I feel more committed and energized than ever, because I want to fight to preserve the good, because I met a woman not so long ago who for her birthday raised $4000 for a domestic violence shelter that she volunteers at and crying, she told me, I saved two women from domestic abuse. I never could have done that before Facebook. As you kind of filibusters her answer with the things we've always heard from Sandberg, which is why focus on the negative when we can focus on all the positive things I've done that the company. As Mark Zuckerberg's chief deputy and the company's COO, Sheryl Sandberg was the person making Facebook tick for years. Still, she never wanted her name to be synonymous with the company. But untying all those knots might be impossible. She has wanted to be known as Sheryl Sandberg, the multifaceted individual, the advancer of women, on the frontier of feminism. She's been wanting to be known for so many things for so long that I imagine that in the future we will see her try and disentangle and the question is whether she can bring herself to acknowledge the things she got wrong at Facebook and the things she missed and the things she didn't do right. And to really hold space for that, which until now we haven't seen her really able to do in a public forum. Today on the show, as Sandberg leaves Facebook after 14 years, we're going to try to answer Katie Couric's question. What is Sheryl Sandberg's legacy? At Facebook, in Silicon Valley, and for working women in America. I'm Lizzie O'Leary, and you're listening to what Nick's TBD, a show about technology, power, and how.

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on The Secret History of the Future

The Secret History of the Future

03:59 min | 6 months ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on The Secret History of the Future

"Just a quick heads up before we get started. There is some adult language in today's episode. All right, here's the show. Why don't you just introduce yourself, tell me who you are and what you do. My name is shera frankel, and I am a tech reporter at The New York Times. And the co author of the book and ugly truth. Shira's book, which she co wrote with her colleagues Cecilia Kong is an incredible look inside Facebook at both the company and the people who made it, including Sheryl Sandberg. I actually want to start with a moment from your book, which I have in front of me. And it is from the 2019 Vanity Fair new establishment summit or conference or whatever it's called. And you and your author, Cecilia Kong described this scene where Cheryl Sandberg is being interviewed by Katie Couric. I hope everyone had a great lunch in Cheryl. Thank you for being here. We have a lot to talk about, as you know, so let's get right to it. And it's like really clear that timberg thinks this is going to be a chatty friendly. Here we all are interview. Do you remember writing about this? I remember vividly, yes. So Katie Kirk asks her, since you are so associated with Facebook, how worried are you about your personal legacy as a result of your association with this company? What a question. Do you remember what she said? Well, I want to say the thing that I love about that moment is that Sandberg doesn't see it coming. Katie Couric is a mom, like Sandberg. She is a woman who has lost her husband, like Sandberg. And Sandberg sees her as this ally, which is why she's even sitting in that chair, making herself vulnerable to this kind of question, right? And, you know, the book doesn't quite capture it, but the look on Sandberg's face when that question comes is like a moment of shock and of betrayal and of like, oh, this question from this person, this woman that is so much like me and should really just be my target audience for my message about feminism. And women in the workplace is asking you this question. And Sandberg answers. She says, you know, well, I'm so proud of everything I've done at Facebook. We've done such great work and you have to remember all the good we've done. But I feel more committed and energized than ever, because I want to fight to preserve the good, because I met a woman not so long ago who for her birthday raised $4000 for a domestic violence shelter that she volunteers at and crying, she told me, I saved two women from domestic abuse. I never could have done that before Facebook. As you kind of filibusters her answer with the things we've always heard from Sandberg, which is why focus on the negative when we can focus on all the positive things I've done that the company. As Mark Zuckerberg's chief deputy and the company's COO, Sheryl Sandberg was the person making Facebook tick for years. Still, she never wanted her name to be synonymous with the company. But untying all those knots might be impossible. She has wanted to be known as Sheryl Sandberg, the multifaceted individual, the advancer of women, on the frontier of feminism. She's been wanting to be known for so many things for so long that I imagine that in the future we will see her try and disentangle and the question is whether she can bring herself to acknowledge the things she got wrong at Facebook and the things she missed and the things she didn't do right. And to really hold space for that, which until now we haven't seen her really able to do in a public forum. Today on the show, as Sandberg leaves Facebook after 14 years, we're going to try to answer Katie Couric's question. What is Sheryl Sandberg's legacy? At Facebook, in Silicon Valley, and for working women in America. I'm Lizzie O'Leary, and you're listening to what Nick's TBD, a show about technology, power, and how.

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood

Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood

01:33 min | 6 months ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood

Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood

06:07 min | 6 months ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood

"Week met a COO Sheryl Sandberg announced she will leave the company after 14 years in leadership. Sandberg joined Facebook in the early years of the company and she's credited with helping build Facebook into the behemoth it is today by leveraging consumer data into ad revenue. So what does her exit mean for meta and its trajectory? That's the subject of our recurring segment, quality assurance where we take a second look at a big tech story. Cecilia Kong covers tech policy for The New York Times, and is co author of the book an ugly truth inside Facebook's battle for domination. Kong says when Sandberg joined Facebook in 2008, she was already a well established business leader. She had come from Google where she basically built Google's ad business from almost nothing into a multi-billion dollar business. The other thing that she was well known for was her experience in Washington. She had been the chief of staff to former treasury secretary Lawrence summers during the Clinton administration. And what she understood was how to turn what Facebook was into something that was very profitable. What Facebook had was millions of people at the time when she joined, who were giving real information. All this information she understood deeply was valuable. And it was valuable to advertisers because average titers wanted to know what people were really thinking and what they wanted. How has she ridden the sort of ups and downs with our culture and our society's relationship with using that information for targeted advertising? I think Sheryl Sandberg oftentimes likes to point to the positive things of using Facebook such as how dissidents may organize to protest and authoritarian government. She likes to point often to how Facebook was used during the Arab Spring, for example. For quite some time, she was defensive as was Mark Zuckerberg about the more negative effects, which is the abuse of data, the widespread use of data and how third parties access data. And is that changed in the last few years, but by then, I think her reputation had become tarnished in that the company scandals overcame a lot of the more positive parts of her reputation as well, which extends beyond being a business leader at Facebook. She's well known for being a feminist business icon. You mentioned this a bit, but Sandberg became sort of a cultural icon for feminism and women leaders in the workplace for some after publishing her book lean in women work and the will to lead in 2013. How did her public perception change after that book and then after all of these scandals came out? You know, she put herself in the public eye with the publication of her book. She had a very specific message and really a mantra, which was that women should sit at tables, ask for raises to work hard within the system to make sure that they're heard, and to be aggressive within their own careers. She received some backlash for that message that very much resonated with a lot of people and inspired a lot of people, but for many others, they felt like that message didn't include them, either because they didn't feel like they could get within the system. And it was one thing for a woman who has a lot of resources to be able to say just lean in and you'll achieve success for a lot of women that message was not their reality. And so she had kind of two jobs, if you will, there was her Facebook job, and then there was her job, which was cultivating her brand as a feminist leader. And I think that she will always be known for both of those things. And both of those jobs, if you will, are really have been and will continue to be under scrutiny. Lawmakers have been talking about increasing regulations on meta and other social media companies for years now. What has been Sandberg's role in the lobbying and the politics side of that? Yeah, well, she's in charge of the whole lobbying business. She doesn't get involved in the weeds of daily operations, but this is all under her purview. That said, she visits Washington regularly to pay visits to members of Congress. People in The White House and other agencies. And she was persuasive because she was able to articulate a compelling message about Facebook being a real engine of growth for the U.S. economy. And she was also very compelling as a public figure going into these offices well known for her brand as being a feminist and a female leader. And a lot of people in Washington wanted to be close to her and associated with her. Sandberg has been with Facebook now meta for 14 years now. What do you think her departure signifies about the company more broadly right now? I think what it does is it underscores just how much the company is Mark Zuckerberg's company and always has been. It was only in the last few years that Mark Zuckerberg became very engaged in policy issues, and that's because Facebook was under so much scrutiny after a series of scandals related to data privacy abuses, foreign interference on the platform during the 2016 election and the spread of misinformation and toxic content. So because he decided to become more engaged and he decided to restructure the leadership so that power was more diffuse in the layer underneath him and her role became less important as a number two per se. There was an executive who said this really well. There used to be a number one in a number two at Facebook, which was Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg. Now there's a number one many, which is Mark Zuckerberg in several executives. Cecilia.

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on The Vergecast

The Vergecast

05:33 min | 6 months ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on The Vergecast

"We're back, Andy Hawkins is here, handy. Hello. How's it going? It's going great. How are you guys? We are doing well. We're gonna make a hard shift from Sheryl Sandberg and the future of AI in the metaverse to cars and the graphics inside the cars. Everyone just come for this ride. It's gonna be great. There's graphics. Yeah, it's all the same. It's all the metaverse in the end. So actually there's a bunch of carnes I want to talk about with you. But I want to start with this trend that I know you've been paying a lot of attention to, which is game companies are signing deals to put their game engines and cars. Volvo just signed a deal to use Unreal Engine from epic in its EVs. What is going on here? Yeah, I think it's kind of an interesting trend because I think that the game companies have obviously stated an interest in sort of expanding beyond the world of just games. They want to be involved in film and television. And now it looks like the automotive world is a very attractive target for them as well. Epic actually has an office in Detroit that they, from which they interact with a variety of the automakers that are based there. And Volvo obviously that based on a trip based in Sweden, but they're the first European automaker to make a deal with epic to use Unreal Engine for and I quote photorealistic visualization. It's next generation of EVs. So it's basically boils down to like, you know, just better prettier, nicer to look at HMI in these cars. Wait, what's HMI? Human machine interface. I got to ask because I was reading this piece. And I love all of these things. I love reading about all of these things. Isn't a human machine interface just a UI, isn't this just like a fancy way to say UI? We're just giving fancier names to very reestablished. No, you can't be a UI expert and then you're like, but I also don't work at Apple. So you got to create a new industry for you to be the leader. Yeah. Alex, do you want to be a user? Or do you want to be human? And then the car, you have to, I'm going to start calling my car the machine. The machine. I'm going to take the machine out to the store. The machine is low on gas today. This is just, you know how it's good. Car companies for the longest time have been so slow to improve their human machine interface. That was the whole deal of Tesla, as it made it, they put a tablet in there. And everybody else was like, we're going to do this garbage, like Subaru's on star monstrosity. And this just feels like there's still behind. Like, there's still not getting the point. No, but now they're using Unreal Engine. They're usually, but they're still calling it human beings. What did you just get the lady who made macOS? She could design use of user. Alex, I understand that you're actually interface and you're like 82 civic or whatever. She's turning bright red on the camera. Why are you calling it that? Andy, can you please help me? It's like putting lipstick on a pig a little bit, right? Because it's certainly the case that infotainment in modern cars is a pretty hit or miss kind of concept, right? You mentioned Tesla, and one of the big things that people loved about Tesla is that it's just a much better way to interact with your infotainment system in your vehicle than say, you know, sync four and Ford or the iDrive system and BMW, which have over the years, gotten better for sure, but don't have a pretty strong foundation on which to stand. So I think you're seeing that this is why, obviously, systems like Apple CarPlay and Android auto are so popular amongst people is because they just don't want to deal with the crap that the car comes with. They just want their phones screen on their cards. I have two things I want to say about this. One is that we all just said infotainment a bunch of times and nobody said anything about it. So if that's allowed, I think human machine interface is going to have to be fine. No, it is very funny. I agree with Alex in this. It is hilarious to think of the system in most GM cars or Ford sync as a human machine interface. If that's the best we can do, we should just give up. Let the machines do it. I think that thing where you put the cassette in and then plug your iPod into the cassette. That was a perfect human machine interface. I don't need any beautiful. I'm just saying who picks the fonts on these things. I'm fairly coming around analysis point of view. They're so bad. All of them are bad. And it just feels like whoever picks the fonts for the interface at GM, we should find them. If you know who they are, put them on this show, 'cause I have a number of questions. My second thing was that Andy, what I want to know is, am I running theory for a couple of years has been that eventually a lot of these car manufacturers would just give up uncaring about software and either just build dumb boxes that you can plug your phone into because that works for a while or there would be some third party who would start to solve this and that would happen. But instead what has happened is all of these companies have like centralized software development inside of their own companies. Why is this the strategy they've taken? Why do these companies care about making software? Shouldn't they just give up and make cars? There's plenty of other problems to deal with in the future of cars other than HMIs. I mean, it's the tired old cliche that the modern car is now just sort of like a smartphone on wheels and a lot of ways that there's now this expectation that you're going to get all these more..

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on The Vergecast

The Vergecast

06:27 min | 6 months ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on The Vergecast

"Alex heath is here. Hi, I am sick of the lean and jokes. All right, there's a lot of music this week. Cheryl simberg has left meta former news Facebook. We've got a bunch of Carney talk about WWDC as next week. There's some gadgets. But let's start with what I would say is the news of the week. Sheryl Sandberg, who was the COO of Facebook for 14 years, and really the architect of the first version of that company, which is now known as meta. Kind of surprised everyone and just announced she was leaving yesterday. And then there was a flurry of press. And I will say one of the funniest things that can happen in media is when 19 websites all publish an exclusive interview at the same. We did not. We did not put the word exclusive in our headline, but Alex talked to Cheryl yesterday. But everyone else had just a PR blitz of Cheryl Sandberg leaving Facebook. Alex, you talked to her. Obviously, our reporter on the meta beat. What's going on there? Yeah, I would say that this was the most shocking, non shocking news if you've been following Facebook like I have or worked there. It wasn't a surprise necessarily that she left. I guess the timing was a little bit of a shock, but honestly, this has been the biggest, most speculated question that I hear over and over from current and former employees is when a Cheryl going to leave. That's been the question for the last few years. So it was really a matter of when and not if. And it turned out that the win was very soon. She's going to be officially stepping away, but will stay on the board this fall. So why was it a non surprise why are people speculating so much that she was going to leave? She's really stepped back from what she was brought there to do, which was scaled the ads business. And people have been using this. I don't know where this came from, but this phrase like, quote, adult in the room, which I find to be, frankly, ridiculous, but that was how it was kind of positioned early on with the grown-up that's there to scale this startup. And she did that successfully on the ads business, but really you could almost chart it to the 2016 election. Since that period, her influence internally and also public visibility has waned quite a bit. And it's happened as Zuckerberg has taken more control over a lot of the areas that he used to give to Sandberg because back in the day, he really didn't care about things like comms, legal areas that now he has to care about. And he's really just exerted a lot more influence. He's always obviously been the most influential person, but I think people have noticed that her profile has been reduced. I kind of want to push back on that a little because he did have to care about those things, right? That's why she was hired. And I think that idea that adult in the room, which is like, we're kind of making all of these tech founders sound like babies, but they were also kind of being babies, like most of them weren't familiar with all the big business things that they needed to be doing. Like having functional HR departments legal departments. All of those expectations. And so people like her were brought into these companies to make them real, to make them viable and last longer than the star of the founders, right? Yeah. I mean, Zuckerberg was 23, I think, when Sandberg joined and now he is the same age. She was when she originally joined. So a lot has changed and yet he has to care about this stuff and I mean really like he just didn't he didn't want to actually focus on the business. He wanted to focus on the user side of scaling Facebook at the time. And Cheryl really became the archetype for having a business minded leader come into a tech startup and do the stuff that the, let's be honest, male founder didn't want to do, which was actually building a business and making money off this thing. And it's kind of a relic of a bygone era to some extent in tech. Like you just never see it anymore, but there is that time where Sergei and Larry brought on Eric Schmidt and the Twitter guys brought on dick costolo and there was this sense of like, okay, we're going to build a thing and then we're going to bring in somebody who knows how to sort of manage a large thing to manage that large thing. That is not how it works anymore. And you got to figure if Facebook was starting now, Mark would probably be less inclined for a bunch of reasons to bring somebody up as high on the podium with him as he did with Cheryl. But it was, it was a relatively non weird move 15 years ago when this happened, right? Well, Eric Schmidt comparison is really interesting. So that happened 5 this year's before. Larry Page and Sergey Brin have always hated being in charge of Google. Famously are not actually in charge of Google anymore. Even though they totally control it, they own all of the shares of all the controlling shares of alphabet. So Larry Page is like the most powerful man in tech that literally no one ever hears from. I mean, it's kind of a perfect setup. That's the dream. That's all I want. Just like quietly behind. But Eric Schmidt brought him in as CEO of Google. And one of his remits was like, I need to build a business. And the person who built the business inside of Google during that time was Sheryl Sandberg. She led the charge into Google's advertising business. She built that whole system. And then she meets Mark Zuckerberg, he's very focused on the user side, has no idea how they're going to make money and brings her in. And she builds the Facebook advertising machine. So a lot of what we think of as money on the Internet was built or scaled by Sheryl Sandberg, which is not how I think she thinks of her legacy. And I think that dichotomy is very difficult to reconcile. I think she said in one interview that she was put on earth to scale organizations or something like that, which is quite a thing to say as you're calling. Right, but I don't think that's one way of thinking about it. She's put on earth to make it a small thing really big. I was put on earth to build personalized advertising the Internet is a very different sentence. To monetize the hell out of stealing your privacy, like the show. And kind of unapologetically. And you mentioned all the scandals around the election, Sheryl Sandberg is the one who said, I don't think anyone is radicalized by Facebook around the insurrection. Yeah. She's always sort of said, no, this isn't us..

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Squawk Pod

Squawk Pod

02:49 min | 6 months ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Squawk Pod

"Who's the president of Purdue university, former governor of Indiana, who says schools should be on the hook for some of this too. If you are pushing students through, they're not getting degrees. They're not getting jobs afterwards. That's a bad situation. And it should be alerted. And you should not have the same access to federal loans, programs, as this was set up. And by the way, Purdue university, first of all, he's capped tuition and fees at the 2011, 2012 levels for that school has maintained doing that. 60% of their students graduate without any debt. And 99% of their students get a job after college. You have a soft spot for Indiana though. My parents are boiler makers. That's where they met. And you went to high school, what about Valparaíso? Valparaíso? That graduated living in Valparaíso Andrea in high school, but yeah. But Mitch Daniels does it right. That is the good Midwestern way of looking at it. Whether you agree with his politics or don't. That is the way of kind of looking at it and making sure colleges have some skin in the game too. Yeah, and 40% of all outstanding student loan debt is for profit colleges. Yeah. Check this out. You can now pay for your burritos with Bitcoin. Why would you want to? I don't know, but you can chipotle and payment network flexa. Announced that the chain will be accepting digital currency at all but it's nearly 3000 U.S. locations, flexa, currently supports almost 100 cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin and Ethereum, Y. I was just going to say, if you are a believer in crypto and you think it's a great investment and it's going up, why would you ever use it to buy a burrito? I would never use any of my stocks to say, okay, sell my stocks. You can have a portion of a stock to buy this? Well, the pizza guy. Remember, back in 2010, he bought two pizzas with Bitcoin. They're now worth a $140 million or something like that. But that's my point. If you think that this is a good investment, you're not going to spend it on something stupid like a burrito. But you will spend it on PR and we just did the story. So it works. Fair enough. That is true. I mean, there is a case for big ticket stuff being able to if you wanted to buy a painting or a house where it's going to hold its value because you have accumulated wealth in crypto and it's easy to roll. Hey. You've had the wrong burritos. Some of them stay with you for days, Becky. Coming up on squawk pod, Sheryl Sandberg's decision to step down from her CO role after 14 years at Facebook. Axios media reporter, Sarah Fisher. By leaving now, Sheryl Sandberg preserves her legacy as one of the most shrewd marketing and tech leaders in the world. And how she's leaving it. Tech watcher rich Greenfield on the new era for meta. It's not like Facebook.

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Sheryl Sandberg Leaving Facebook Parent Company Meta

The Trish Regan Show

02:01 min | 6 months ago

Sheryl Sandberg Leaving Facebook Parent Company Meta

"I want to turn now to the Facebook news Facebook news that is pretty pretty interesting. Cheryl Sandberg after 14 years at the company is leaving. She's out. She's done, and I actually think this is probably good news for the company's shareholders, may get nervous at first, but there are serious challenges for Facebook in the years ahead. In part just because the company has become so big and so set in its ways, and the Internet is about to change drastically web three as some call it. The metaverse as some call it, you know, Facebook is changing its name. It's already has to matter, and the ticker symbol is going to change on the 9th of June to ME TA meta. This is a massive switch change and sort of the new, the new leg in this whole technology revolution, if you would. So I think this is actually the biggest challenge for Facebook going forward. I mean, how do they compete and how do they succeed in web three? And you may say, okay, well, what is that? Why does it matter, look, I like to compare it to that Disney ride, Soren, which is incredible at Epcot center. And if you've never been on it, I highly suggest if you get the chance to go to Disney, do go, because it really helps to explain in some ways what the future of the Internet is. I'm talking to you here, but I'm in this TV screen, right? I'm not actually with you physically. And in web three, I think we're going to be in a whole different sort of universe where myself in a form of an avatar or even whatever form this is taking through video will be with you and we can communicate more directly. It's going to be effectively 3D instead of 2D and how does a company like Facebook move forward towards that?

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Javier Olivan, who's replacing Sheryl Sandberg at Meta, built his career on international expansion

AP News Radio

00:35 sec | 6 months ago

Javier Olivan, who's replacing Sheryl Sandberg at Meta, built his career on international expansion

"A longtime executive at Facebook owner meta is stepping down Cheryl Sandberg the number two executive at meta has announced in a Facebook post that she's resigning Sandberg has been chief operating officer for 14 years After joining the company in 2008 four years before Facebook went public She did not announce any future plans only saying that she's ready for the next chapter in her life CEO Mark Zuckerberg setting his own Facebook post that he doesn't plan to replace Sandberg in the company's existing structure

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Behind the Bima

Behind the Bima

03:15 min | 1 year ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Behind the Bima

"He is a four point it's six rating but asher sharp is a four point. Nine the drivers have ridded. Usher a four point nine rating. Sasha be in touch with us. we're going to send you a little something less. Somebody's got higher brody. What are you nine threes. That is that a real rating four point. Nine point nine nine. Four seven nine four point nine evens amateur scoreboard four point nine even rating. It's like a rookie score. And your four point nine three. Yeah okay slower. Seven nine for nine mascots. You're gonna have to handle what happened. Weapon right gentle. When you close that back door a little chef schwartz to know someone walked through where you find the ray. Open the uber app. This is what behind the beam has become by the way well technology. Everyone wants to know. Chef garages uber rating. Yeah open you open the app. There's three lines in the top. Left corner hit those three lines and I'm embarrassed i'm a four hour. I got i got. I just got to chime in here. I'm already getting attacks messages. I'm so sensitive to people who are concerned about cova. Did i know that the icu's in the ventilators are being used up locally. I didn't mean to disparage anyone who is concerned about cove. Totally understand it. I guess my point was that. I just fear that it's the beginning of a trend that will lead to more online learning in that we will lose something special on the way. You're talking postcode of course during cova. Everyone knows that you care as much as anyone else talking. Postcode its impact is just in my daughter. Tara is a four point. Eight nine which is pretty shocking that she has a higher rating she's been on no rating shellfish not rated chef. Have you taken write in uber yet. I'll tell you why it first of all shift gears. A five star chef. But that's because he's always the one giving the to people these so kind and generous and shows up to help people into give rights to them so chef you get a five star rating on driving people around. You're a good man. We appreciate that. They're very much thinking about for shabbat. Shuba we've been speaking along china's you but we haven't gone to the topic. We haven't spoken about the butterflies. One because news is fine the bima. How do you choose a topic. Had he prepared for the topic. How many hours do you spend on the ninety pages of source sheets that you were going to deliver to us. Next shabbat mirta sham. In record time interesting and this is our last behind the beam is the last few minutes until after soukous because we had a four part miniseries now by the way. If you have not listened to you gotta go back if you're still with us tonight. If you're listening whenever on your podcast player on youtube you gotta go back in here. Your luggage you gotta hear mariana rivera. You gotta hear of moshe weinberger by the way. Continue to tell you. Somebody listened to last week and sent me a long email with some questions for weinberger s need my opinion about. How do you understand. Are we supposed to be afraid. He spoke about feeling. I love not the scary courtroom depiction. So i messaged drove weinberger and he left me a five minute. Impassioned message back really. You know doubling down on his view. That fear is that what's going to inspire people in our generation. It's feeling ashamed. Love which is really really important. I'm so if you have not listened you've gotta go..

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Behind the Bima

Behind the Bima

04:26 min | 1 year ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Behind the Bima

"From brokerage florida this is behind the beam on this episode. The raptors are joined by facebook chief operating officer. Sheryl sandberg cheryl shares. How she found the tragic loss talks about the joy of giving and discusses ways to engage online. Also the ethics of bouba ratings. And how does their prepare for his shop at super johnson. All this more behind the good evening. It's nine pm wednesday night. I am reading here from gobert joined by my colleagues and friends. They feel moskowitz member. Josh brody and we're here to take you behind the bima we are here to take you behind the beam of very exciting behind the bima. We have a very prominent guests tonight. Show sandberg the chief operating officer of facebook who has herself had an lustrous career education. Today's involves in tremendous philanthropy. And is a proud jew and a fascinating fascinating conversation in store for you very excited to bring you that but i a special thank you to our sponsors. Jade federal jewelers not first time sponsoring j. Federal jewelers thrilled federal. Thank you so much for your generosity. Not only a big fans of behind the beam up but boca raton synagogue. They are the sponsors of the chewbacca campaign this year. We've had an enormous amount of programming. And it's all brought to you by j. Jewelers so if you're in the market for beautiful piece of jewelry the work with you. Highly recommend them other than our wives. Hopefully you're not listening recommend to other people but for others it's a beautiful way to celebrate a milestone. They'll work with you. They'll give you a great deal. It's amazing place. They big thank you to you for a federal fetter. Jewelers also a huge thank. You check out boys what we have here. God it's my mom and she said if you could give me that for my birthday you don't have to give me anything else. That's it just the behind the bima magnet. You're gonna get away easy. Alana landau of alana landau designs is enormously talented. She came up with his new logo behind the bima sir creativity. But she didn't stop there. She said i made the new logo. Let's put it on so swag and get it out there. So she produced these beautiful car. Magnets stay happy. Stay healthy stay. Holy behind the bima live wednesdays nine. Pm and They're on car. Far oliver boca. Somebody said to me. They asked me for one. They put on their car in the next day..

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

04:51 min | 1 year ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

"The anniversary of dave's father's stuff. I spoke to his brother off. Who's my brother now than some of the obvious days. Fathers to hang mother's day if you've just lost child if you've lost a mother. Mother stays brutal father's day to this day. It's getting easier. Now that i have a fiance and my kids have a stepfather. But father's day is still really hard and then just those average days. You're so right that everyone shows up at the beginning and then it gets harder and harder for people to really be there or they feel like they checked off. A box is like i did it. I checked in. We make it all about our because we're nervous so let's say someone close to me. Is you mark that day in your calendar the next year. How do you start that conversation. I just say. I know today as the year worrying. Oh today's two years or are thinking of you. That's really what we need to get comfortable with letting someone else take the reins because i feel like if we just set a standard where if something happens to someone whether it's tragic or awful or uncomfortable rather than completely shutting down around them if you just said hey i don't know if i'm gonna handle this correctly but i want you to know that i care and then insert question. They are just say. That's all i wanted you to know. Yeah or if you're modest close you can text and say. Hey there's zero chance they don't know that day is happening. Hey i know. Tomorrow is the anniversary of john's death. In case you wanna friend tomorrow that i agree with your name on it. Come in your house at three o'clock or in case you wanna take a walk tomorrow. I'd love to offer and let them leave. Offer and my friends have done amazing job remembering but for other friends. I have who have lost. Who had it like. It's been five years and no one remembered today. The it just i think probably compounds loneliness i mean. You're already yield this deep void. I'm sure it just feels like another layer of abandonment. In some way. That's right we gotta think about each other guys. We really what we're getting to the root. Oh we gotta think about each other. What i liked though is you are really open about telling the story about after his staff and resilience and loving again which. I think is really hopeful. I wrote an open love letter home earlier this year. And i put it in good housekeeping. Which is a magazine amount women. I got all these letters and notes comments and stuff on social media and email from people who are widows as well. I got all these notes from someone who like you gave me hope that i could find love again. You wanna taboo subject. Kristin you just listed off his taboo subjects dating after deaths and his phone. Sean new puts our topics together. Deaths who were harsher about this matter. Women who i think i know women great thank you. It was just a guess dating after someone dies. People deserve to find love again deserve in. And when you're open to it you know. I'm sure not everyone but most people can't in that is taboo subject. It's something my brother was the first person to address it. Me and my brothers side. Couple months. After dave died. If you were dating now there was an email thread with my whole family..

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

02:22 min | 1 year ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

"It is so important to stay in a growth mindset in a therapist helps you do that and better. Help is online. You can get communicating with someone in under forty eight hours. It's not a crisis line. Not self help. It's professional counseling done securely it's available for worldwide clients and there's a broad range of expertise available which may not be locally available. That's the cool thing. Is they get specific. If you're having a problem at your work or with your parents or your own head. It's more affordable than traditional off. Line counseling and financial aid is available. Our podcast is supported by better health and our listeners. Get ten percent off their first month of online therapy at better help. Dot com slash supported visit better h. e. l. p. dot com slash supported and join over the one million people who have taken charge of their mental health. But the help of an experience better health professional we are supported by is supported by athletic greens athletic. Greens gave me a tawny energy today. Because i was feeling blah really. I mean just went anyone's in town and you know you're kind of in charge of their happiness. Unlike you know figuring out the plan for the day and all that stuff it just like caused some stress. But i took some athletic greens and i got a boost. I feel the same way. But it's different than the normal boost. I'm used to. It's not caffeine seventy-five five vitamins and minerals and whole food sourced ingredients and it's got a multivitamin multi-mineral probiotic. I'll tell you. I live for the packets because i put him in my purse. And if i'm out i can just pop one in a water shoot. It and i end feeling great. I really do feel a difference when i take it..

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

04:34 min | 1 year ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

"Double double shift the average woman. Who's married to a man or a partnership domestic partnership with kids in a man is doing an extra twenty one hours a week of childcare and housework over a man twenty hours. A week is half a fulltime job and brenna health crisis economic crisis but were also in agenda crisis. After a year of cova women have lost five point. Three million jobs fifty four percent of the jobs that have lost in the us economy have been lost by women and that's because women are dropping out because they could barely do the double shift before and now they have the double ship. So all of these inequalities on who does what and it's not just taking care of children by the way it's taking care of elderly parents. Elderly parents are taken care of not just by daughters but by daughters in law we bear the majority of the work of taking care of our inlaws as well and in covert i mean it also highlights the pay gap because in a relationship. If they have to make the decision. Who's gonna stay home and home school. The kids are going to be here. I guess it just makes more sense. Because dad makes the most money so we don't really have a choice. That's exactly right. The pay got makes it worse and the assumptions we have. We were talking before about people asking men. Had you do it off. Think about people. Coming into the workforce people will say to women. They're going to med school. You don't really wanna be a surgeon. Don't you want kids. Yeah like you couldn't possibly have both and so from the very beginning. Women often hold back because they want kids to. They're holding back for children they don't have. I realized this. When i was a young manager i was working at google at the time and a woman came to see me and we were talking about whether or not should be on the management track and i was like yes be great and she was talking about children but she looked really young and i just looked at her..

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

05:10 min | 1 year ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

"Children. No monica so close with our family like we do everything together and she's my husband and is best friend and she's the aunt to our little girls and so funny because any time any of the moms are like well. Can you babysit the kids. Like i'll hear monica under her breath. Go it's not babysitting if they're your own children like i can't. I've become accustomed to accepting that. But by having a girlfriend with i will say it and it's not laughable strong leadership skills sitting here next to me. She repeats a lot of mantras in my ear. That i'm like. Oh yeah that is my standard. And somehow i've just become accustomed treating it. And so now i will say it out loud and thankfully the husband's in our pod trained themselves out of it but now we just laugh about the fact that anytime we want to have a girls night we know for a fact. The dads are texting about which grandma is going to drive up from san diego to watch the kids because they feel like they should deserve a man's night to and it's like will you do but on a different night. It's so funny. The cultural stereotypes run really deep. And here's what they are. Women are supposed to be nurturing. Take care of other people. Men are supposed to be leaders. Men are supposed to be assertive. So when anyone crosses those gender stereotypes. It's not well accepted. we don't tell boys not to cry. We say man up. We tell girls there bossie. We don't call. Boys bossy their leaders and those of those cultural expectations going against type. I'm very big into framing. And like you just said that my instinct was going. Yeah but don't you want a leadership role in the home and don't you want someone to care for the employees and nurture the environment around them like they're actually. Both skill sets are incredibly important in workplaces amd in home life. So why can't we switch them. That easily because amy poehler has been pointing this out for years on a red carpet when she was married to will arnett. She was getting all these questions like. Wow how do you balance said having two kids and she is so sassy and wonderful. She'd go you know what's so funny. Have you ever asked my husband that question right because it's just not our instinct to do it. We put out the subconscious expectation. That guys don't have to be as involved simply based on the fact that we don't even ask them how they're involved or how they balance it. No that's exactly right when i've been interviewed over the years. I asked that question all the time. How do you do it all. And i've always the same thing i said. I'm not answering that. Unless you've asked the last male business executive you've interviewed and they're like oh no i have great show me. Yes said me the article where you ask that question any incident and then only answer it. But you're exactly right that what we want is both those traits in both places. We want to expect kindness and loving and nurturing from men and we want to expect leadership from women just like we do the opposite gender. We just had reese witherspoon on this podcast as our last guest. And i never ever ever do this but i did look at the comments and there was one so at the very beginning of the episode for like forty five seconds. Stacks is on it. He steps in and he's like. Hey res like he was so excited he was so excited because we haven't had armchair and he's like jealous and he was like. Oh my gosh you know such a huge fan. And then he started like going to legit question and i was like okay. Okay stepping on her toes..

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"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

05:04 min | 1 year ago

"sheryl sandberg" Discussed on Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

"It's episode ten episode ten. We did it yeah. I'm proud of you. i'm brian. Thank yous so fun. We're not done guys we're not done. Don't worry yeah we're going to brainstorm and do more because people seem to like it. I think we've got a pretty spectacular ten because what we're trying to represent all sorts of fields eight whether it's activism or known economist or talk show host run influence or an influence her or of athletes and the business world. We were like who Who's number one. Who like maybe even prior to getting into business served as chief of staff for like a us secretary of treasury or water us. Triggers are so many so many women with his title who is like a currency. Oh like a founder of a major foundation. That's helping women and we were like. Ooh i guess we call cheryl amber. I guess we do. And i guess she said yes. There are so many things. I respect about this woman. And how candidly she talks about what it means to be a woman and her rise up and we talk about a lot of it in the episode. But one thing. We did not mention that. I definitely want to mention is that she is created so many amazing standards and practices where she works not only does she help with paternity leave and maternity leave because those things were really really important but she was one of the leaders that decided not to have their regular half-yearly reviews because she thought it was hypocritical to tell employees to focus on their personal life during code which they were sincere about and then also expect them to perform at one hundred and ten percents she also led the creation of domestic violence. Leave i know we didn't talk about that in this. Which is a bit of a bummer. But it's huge. I mean domestic violence leave. Nobody talks about that but she made it so that you can have paid time off if you become a victim of domestic violence or if they have to help take care of a family member. Who's a victim of domestic violence import. Like the workload at home. She is acknowledging and making massive strides for people to be more nurturing at home and also succeed in the workplace. We love her she was perfect. And we're really grateful to all of our guests this season. We do have one more episode for you after this next week. That's but as a surprise a little different and really fun so we are supported by sheryl sandberg again thing that you saw i.

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Donny Deutsch Shares the Same Leftist Mentality on Social Media

Mark Levin

01:39 min | 1 year ago

Donny Deutsch Shares the Same Leftist Mentality on Social Media

"And here's Donny Do. Sh Speaking of On the morning Schmo show Cut 10 go Half the people in this country Get their news from Facebook. I'm gonna say again half the people Facebook, which is which market capitalization is in the trillions. Out there. Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg. Allow this continue to happen on their platform. Say this guy, same same milk. Say milk. Same mindset. They bring this puke on TV? I don't know why. I don't know what this jerk has ever done. Well, he was a marketing. Actually, He's an idiot. He doesn't understand liberty and individualism and free speech and other at he's a hack comes on there. He wastes money on makeup and hairspray. Guys, The guy is a puke. Everywhere. Who's Donny? Do? Sh. Who is this guy? I don't know. I don't know, but he really does seem like a Donnie to me. Go ahead. Okay, That's a tiny fraction and just say we are going to do an immediate task force and clean up our platform. This is on. They have blood on their hands. Here we go again. Now, folks, These people aren't inciting anybody, are they No, no, no. You're killing people. Since the half wit nitwit who poses as a president of the United States, they have blood on their hands. They're not inciting anybody at all. They believe in Jim Crow won't let black people vote. Well, that's not inciting anything, is it? Ladies and gentlemen, now? Not in the least, is very rational people, aren't

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Meet the Brain Behind Facebook's Oversight Board

Sudhir Breaks the Internet

02:39 min | 1 year ago

Meet the Brain Behind Facebook's Oversight Board

"I want to tell you a story about a friend and a colleague of mine. His name is noah feldman one afternoon. Back in twenty. Eighteen noah was taking a bike ride in the hills around palo alto california. He was visiting from the east coast. The bike ride was a little break from seeing friends. And doing is meetings. But no is not your average mountain biker. He's a constitutional law professor at harvard and one of the country's best he even helped to draft iraq's interim constitution so as no was cranking around the hills of old honda road he was thinking about a company with its headquarters nearby. Maybe you can guess. He was thinking about facebook. I happen to be staying with my friend. Sheryl sandberg who. I went to college with her. And she's the co or facebook but not for anything to do with facebook. I was just out there and it was nice to see her. No was thinking a lot about the relationship between his field constitutional law and the struggle that platforms have keeping people safe online. Think about the social media companies the more they grow the more content their users post not all the content is going to be so nice and friendly and when you get more content. You're bound to get more hateful speech as well. It's just really hard to keep all the bad stuff off the platforms. It's always an uphill battle for these social media companies and not unlike the uphill battle that noah found himself on during his bike that it was much too hard for me. And i had that you know oxygen deprivation field that you get when you're trying to climb hills too hard for you and i was sort of in my mind and one part of that was trying to figure out how the social media companies were themselves dealing with the challenges. A free speech. It's not the question of how governments were dealing with them and free speech but how they were thinking about it internally no hyperventilating about to give and sure enough it worked and i had an idea and the idea that came into my mind was that facebook content moderation supreme court all day. Oh yea whoa. I wrote it up in a you know twelve or thirteen hundred word document. I thought maybe i can publish. It isn't bad and showed it to charlotte because she was my host and she said to me. Actually you know what before you go and publish this. Let me send it to mark and see what he thinks about it as it turned out facebook. Ceo mark sanford love. Noah's idea others were not so sure could affor- profit company bill. They court many people in an outside facebook dot. The whole idea was more than a little crazy. One of those people was knee.

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Social media amplifies conspiracies ahead of 2020 presidential election

Morning Edition

03:25 min | 2 years ago

Social media amplifies conspiracies ahead of 2020 presidential election

"So we may be calling it Election day. But there might not be actual results for days, if not weeks in the presidential race, and that's because of all the mail in voting. Right. And during this waiting game, there is some kind of fear that people will start spreading conspiracy theories, especially on social media. Facebook and Twitter say they are well aware of this. They don't want their platforms used to undermine the democratic process. What are they going to do about it? So before we chat about this, we do want to note that Facebook is among among NPR's financial supporters on Let's turn out. NPR's Shannon Bond, who's been looking at all of this is in San Francisco. Good morning, Shannon. Good morning, David. So you're talking to social media companies about these fears? What are they telling you? Well, you know, they've been thinking about the election and misinformation for a long time, looking back to the lessons of 2016 when Russia used social media to try to manipulate voters, and also you know that things like the 2018 midterms other elections around the world. A lot of this planning takes the form of these threats, modeling exercises, So the companies you know, come up with different attacks and then game out how they would respond. You'll Roth, who leads site integrity, a Twitter gave me some examples. A high profile figures account gets taken over to the possibility of a large scale spam or bought attack to the risks of foreign interference like we saw in 2016. This time, As Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, told all things considered this week. You know, these companies were concerned about what happens not just before the election, but also after November, 3rd Both Twitter and Facebook say they're now going to be cracking down on post that say, For example, voting by mail is somehow fraudulent post that advocate violence to disrupt the transfer of power or premature claims of victory, and they'll do that by either labeling are removing We should say that some of these kinds of messages on DH spreading doubts have come from none other than the president of the United States himself. I mean, does that fact complicate things for these companies and what they could do? All right. We heard this again from President Trump this week at the debate. He's suggested he might not accept the results of this election. You know, In the case of Facebook, this company has come around pretty reluctantly to the idea that they might have to somehow moderate what the president says. And of course, we've had elections before where we've had to wait to find out who won remember back in 2000, the Bush versus Gore fight that dragged on for more than a month after Election Day, but disinformation expert Clint Watts says, you know we live in a different world now. Yeah, There's some angry lawyers and Bush versus core, but Is pretty tame compared to today. And of course, there wasn't Twitter or Facebook 20 years ago. It's true, and I mean you cover these companies. Twitter Facebook. Are they up to this? I mean, if this becomes a real mess Well, you know, this is not just about the rules that they're making its about whether they enforced thes rules and enforce them consistently. And frankly, the track record isn't particularly great. You know, Facebook specifically has come under a lot of criticism. For just not doing that not enforcing things evenly. Just this week. The Biden campaign called Facebook quote the nation's foremost propagator of disinformation about the voting process. Because it's chosen toe label and not take down a post by Trump attacked voting Now Facebook insists it applies its policies fairly. But you know, to answer the question. We just don't know if the social networks can hold the line after the election.

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Sheryl Sandberg On Facebook and Elections

WSJ Tech News Briefing

26:19 min | 2 years ago

Sheryl Sandberg On Facebook and Elections

"Last week John spoke with Facebook Coo Sheryl Sandberg Zoom Call, and we've got their conversation for you as an extended show today. John Obviously people know Sandberg as Facebook, Coo. But what else should they know about her? She's very well known in the tech industry, but also in in circles of leadership in advocacy for women in leadership minorities, leadership But yeah, the most visible role she plays as the number two to mark facebook in that has been enrolled. That's been developing over more than a decade and prior to that, she was a in early employee at Google and played role in the Clinton administration as well. Of course, there's been a lot going on facebook and we've reported on it along the way, but they're kind of always as. So. Why talk to San Merck now it's been particularly busy summer and there was a lot to talk about on the call. You know you've had this advertising boycott. You've had a lot more questions about their willingness to police hate speech and and make sure that civil rights are being protected on the platform You've also had this run up to the election and a lot of focus on small business and what they can do during a pandemic both to stop the spread of misinformation and help small business stay afloat. Cheryl's also well known for her foundation Leinen, and at the time that we talked, it was a black women's payday and Kamala Harris had just been tapped as the vice presidential candidate for Joe Biden. Leinen had just done this study that pointed out some things that are fairly obvious. But maybe we didn't realize how cute the problems really are, and that was related to advancement opportunities for minority women in Business both leadership management opportunities just their ability to move forward in their careers. Here's what she told us the data's incredible right now, men are doing a lot to men are doing an average of fifty hours a week of childcare and housework. That's something. We've never ever seen before women doing an average of seventy one. And Black Women and women of color doing even more that GOP is twenty one hours and single mothers, many of whom are of color but single mothers of all backgrounds are doing twice as many hours per week caring for elderly or sick relatives as well and doing a great majority of childcare and we know that all of these numbers hit women who were core hit poor families harder than wealthier families across the board. But even amongst the elite, what you almost always see is the average woman even if she's working full-time is doing a lot more in the home than the average man and that is a big part of what happens to us in the workforce. Until we get to a quality in the home, we're never getting to a quality in the workplace and that has become even more urgent with coronavirus. These are all important issues to the Wall Street Journal, we cover these things all the time we've been covering them aggressively and comprehensively, but we could only manage to get so much in today's episode. So with the issue at hand is clearly. The election and facebook's huge role to play. They're given what happened in two, thousand, sixteen and expectations in the twenty twenty and that's the part of the conversation we wanted to share with listeners today. Thanks John. A couple of things. We should note here this was a video call. So it's got that feel to it and it was recorded last week we've got that conversation after the break. Robotics, artificial intelligence augmented reality. The future is here listen to tomorrow today with the Wall Street Journal's future of everything the podcast that takes you to the frontlines of science and tech and shows you what's coming next. Look ahead. What do you hear? The future of everything from the Wall Street Journal Subscribe Wherever you get your podcasts. I want to set the context of you know of the problems and our criticisms aimed at your company, not just Sheryl Sandberg the executive, but the user of facebook is well I I. I have to assume that you're not just running a company that you're using the product. The company faces a Lotta Chris the you know. The the frustration about incentivizing the you know spreading misinformation allegedly incentivizing that extremely provocative in hateful speech that that gets through and get seen sometimes gets pushed up in our news feeds. The suspicion facebook is still a place for unwholesome characters and actors can manipulate the system in use misinformation to get results that they're looking for etc.. Nah Not. Not so much yet about the solutions that you guys have put in place in the learnings but how do you feel today about facebook is a place against the backdrop of those criticisms so we do face a lot of those criticisms and anytime you have a platform as large as ours you know three billion plus people on it many many of them daily. We have huge responsibility. And I think that is a responsibility that we really had to grow into. When I look at this election, we are a different company than we were in twenty sixteen and we are going into this election in a very different place in touches on all of the issues that you you're talking about. So let's go back to answer your question to twenty sixteen if you think about the election in two, thousand sixteen. We obviously had systems in place to defend against attacks from other states. But what those normally or thought of what we thought of them I think everyone of them was. People with hacking steal your data, remember the DNC emails remember Sony. That was basically what state actors did, and we've had very good systems in place in great defenses there what we completely missed in two thousand sixteen was not going in and stealing your stuff. But was going in and writing stuff. Fake host trying to get audiences to believe things in ways that you were representing. That's what happened with Russian interference and we completely missed it. So did the FBI. So did every government of the world? That is just not true when you think about the election in twenty eighteen and you think about being election today. We now understand this threat and are deeply engaged in working on it, but we're also not on our own homeland security has a department on miss the FBI has a task force on this in two thousand sixteen we call these groups coordinated inauthentic behaviour. So coordinated authentic like we saw the Russian fake posts in twenty sixteen, we took down networks we'd never heard of it twenty seventeen we took down one. In. The last year we took down over fifty. We now do these. So often at people used to write stories, we've Allah publicly. No one even does does that mean we're going to catch every single thing I will never claim that we will always have every single thing the services big. But does that mean we're in a very different place going into this election Absolutely. And one retake really seriously. We're also trying to get even more proactive on the good like on facebook there's things they're stopping the bad stopping the hate stopping interference with there's also promoting the good at, and that's something that I care a lot about mark as a lot of Bob. So we want yesterday. So it's perfectly timely to talk to you about it, our new voter information center and what that Information Center is a one stop shop where you can go to get accurate information on this election. That's never been more important registering to vote who's eligible that stuff's always hard. But in this election with corona virus and holes potentially closed getting accurate information is even more important. So We'd put this out. It's modeled on our coronavirus center where we put out very definitive information really helped people get the right answers. Now anytime people post about voting on facebook working a link to this center. We're also trying to be as ambitious as we can. I'm a woman I'm I'm owning the word ambitious, but it's ambition by my company. To Register people. So in the last two elections, we registered two million people to vote. which is very large, but we've put out pretty audacious goal that we're GONNA try to help register four million people for this election cycle, which I think would make it the largest effort of its kind by were invasion and were really. We're really proud of that really excited about it. So we I sit here John Taking, you take the criticism when we deserve it very seriously. We take our responsibility very seriously atop to show work every day trying to stop anything bad we gotTA learn quickly bad will always try to get ahead but also trying to use our platform in our services for the good. What do you do as the user? Something on facebook doesn't along there. Do you just pull the red phone out and make a phone call or are you pensive about that and thinking about emits broader context at it needs the nuance as market said it's very hard. To directly police the content and and just hit the button? Yes. So look it is hard to directly police the content. We know that it's very hard to pull heat down. It's very hard to find it and identified. That's why we've invested so much think our standards are the highest not the lowest I think our enforcements the best, but that doesn't make it perfect. You know as a user I actually don't remember seeing something that violated our policies and most people have not most people hear about it or it gets pulled into press and they see it now. I've certainly seen things I. Disagree with I have some family members whose political views I do not share. You know I have some ice stuff about fuck I disagree with. But in terms of my actual experience of seeing real hate yes I would pull I. Don't have a bat phone, but I would definitely take a screen shot in forwarded. Personally, referred infant I haven't had that experience or know how many people actually do see content that violates the rules is there a way to kind of measure that? Millions of people report content millions of not not all of it is actually violated with our standards but millions of people go through that process. In fact, we released our latest community standards enforcement report, and it gets to exactly what you're asking what that shows. Is All the different kinds of content we take down how much? How much violence? Were Nagasaki and it shows what percentage of it. We took down and found ourselves or someone reported to us. And that's where the progress on hate I think really becomes clear when we first did this report years ago, twenty, four percent of the hate we took down, we found ourselves which meant that seventy, six percent of the time someone had reported it to us. That's not a good experience. Our latest report we put out this week were at ninety, five, ninety, five percent of the hate that we take down we are finding before it's reported. That means five percent of what we take down is still being reported to us, which is still alive on facebook. So we have our work cut out for us, but clearly a significant improvement over twenty four percent just a few years ago and it to really the investments we've made in systems in AI in. Huge teams to monitor that's gotten us. There are your standards tough. Enough I mean that's something that we know is a sticky situation because everybody wants what they find to be offensive police in. As you said, sometimes it borders on my own bias is what I don't WanNa see. But when you look at the standards, where are you guys at particularly because they have in freshly criticized and there's rolling dialogue about whether whether you're going to get tougher? Where are we met? Her students are very tough but they're not as tough as some people would want them to be or they're not as comprehensive as some people would want them to be you know one person's opinion. One person's free expression could be another person's he. We work really hard on these definitions and were very public about the our entire standards are publicly out there including most to the material that the people who use inside their references that were very public about them. You know for the most part, we've always been a very protected society and the criticism has always been on both sides I'll give you an example that was very hot for a while was breastfeeding. We don't do pornography, we don't do breasts. In some parts of the world, a new woman who's naked from the top would be on the front page of every newspaper, and there are people that really believe in breastfeeding. It felt that we were suppressing their free speech because our computer systems were picking up any time. You saw a nipple of any kind even if it was a breastfeeding picture so we've worked more nuance there, but I think over the course of time, people have found us to be very strict on the standards. There are people out there that think are hit standards aren't strong enough. We are continually evaluating them continually making improvements. But I think a lot of people think our standards are too hard and so we try to be as transparent as possible. We try to evolve to meet ongoing things that are things. We'd never heard of no one ever heard of years ago. That are brand new movements that are hateful and there are things that some people find offensive that we do leave up because we think three expression in having that too is critically important in a lot of situations sodden. You're thinking on your role as an information broker during corona virus. How did that? I emerge and how did you deal with that at facebook given? All of the things that the most elite elite medical personnel don't know in yet. Here you are with the responsibility of not disseminating misinformation that may cost people's lives or fan pandemic. So our policy on misinformation is we don't take down we send it to third party fact checkers if it's marked as false or partially false, we dramatically decrease the distribution we market this has been marked false or partially falls and we linked to more information that often can tell the whole side of the story. Even, before Corona virus, we had an exception to that, which is information that was going to cause imminent harm and that policy really came out of other parts of the world. Misinformation was leading to death or imminent harm. The Corona virus we took the stand to things we said we're not going to have information that will lead to imminent harm. And we're going to rely on health experts. We are not decided there was no decision made by your marker anyone on our team. This is true about coronavirus and this is not because we're not experts but we partnered from the beginning with local health authorities the CDC the. H. Show the you know the health ministers in different countries to make sure that we were taking down misinformation. No matter who posted it up would also give very accurate information out and I think sometimes in these discussions, we forget that there are two sides. Of course, we need to take down at least marcus false things that are harmful, but we also have to use our services. To, get out the information people need. So governments like the UK, government local governments when they needed to get messages to their citizens, they've turned on us and we've been I think a very effective way of getting messages out. Interested. In in several high profile advertisers including some that I shot from it said, we're gonNA take a break and it wasn't just facebook it with social media have companies come back and what what are those conversations and like I know. The effect on the bottom line may not be what well understood you do rely. So heavily on smaller and middle sized companies for revenue but but it was a huge moment, a big headline where where are you guys at conversations are they back? So advertisers are starting to come back not but a good number are coming back have come back in process. Look those conversations were really hard John because normally. If someone is boycotting you or is protesting you want you to do a whatever a is in. You don't want to do it. That's not the case at all here the boycotters and the advertisers didn't want hate on facebook and we don't want this book Sosa. I think we had completely aligned goals and we have challenges in enforcing that. So again, we just released our enforcement report. We were at eighty nine percent of finding hate we take down ourselves. Now we're up to ninety five. That's an improvement and we know we have we have further to go. We also do have some notice agreement with people on what hate is we tend to take a broader swath of allowing some information that we think it's free expression to stay on so that people can have dialogue but in terms of hate, I think the real issue is that there's a fundamental misunderstanding of our service out there that we need to do a better job correcting we don't want. Hey. We don't benefit from hey, we don't profit from hey users don't want to see it. Consumers don't WANNA. See it. Advertisers don't want to be next to it. So the the narrative of facebook is leaving pay because they WANNA profit for. That's just just you talked about voters earlier and the initiatives that you're putting your proactively being part of a solution is what I hear you saying. But Marquez said very recently with this electric this unprecedented situation and I'm I'm guessing given your. Your half glass full mentality it's an opportunity but what's at stake here for facebook I? Mean we're all GonNa Blaine facebook if things go wrong and a certain candidate decides to use the platform and you're not taking down information with speed or at all is it a noble no-win situation here or what's at stake for this platforms ability to prove its productive place in this discussion? So we all know that there's a lot at stake for the selection full stop. There's more concern in confusion about how to register to vote what is valid I think there's more concern around misinformation around any kind of coordinated attacks. I think we're going into this election in a totally different place than twenty sixteen and interestingly, I think our track record in twenty eighteen was actually fairly good when people talk about things facebook missed in an election getting upset at us for things that are almost always talking about twenty sixteen you almost never hear about twenty eighteen and there have been hundreds of elections around the world and to look our job is to get people accurate information to be proactive. We are being much more proactive around. Pushing out information in this election and we have or have been before, and that is modeled on what we did with Toronto virus. We are taking that approach doing everything to get rid of the bad. We are doing everything to get in front of people the accurate information as well. And then we want to make sure that people can use the prop. One thing that's worth really thinking about is how many small people small people running for smaller offices. Are Using our platform provisionally when we're in social distancing and can't campaign. That's right. So how do you advertise to? No one's ever heard of me. I'm running for State Senate or I'm running for school board and I want to do it cheaply and efficiently we allow that to happen and we're proud of that role replied. There are you prepared I mean thinking about four more years of questions regarding how quickly you should be policing the president and his tweets given the thus far has a track record that trump is definitely more aggressive with platform Vice President Biden ever has been he trump wins. You're already in a in a in a situation where you guys are have been accused of dragging your feet on or taking a less aggressive stance against him. How do you think about that in a world where we might see four more years of that? It's our. It's our job to have clear and consistent rules. That, we apply in a fair way globally and I know we are very focused that we should be very focused on this election. There are important elections all over the world with people on different sides, and so we have experienced not just in the US cycle, but obviously the hundreds of elections that have happened since since last US cycle and we do we. Get accused from conservatives of being anti-conservative. They look it. Awesome. A see liberal silicon, Valley company I mean, I've been very affiliated Democrat. I remain unaffiliated Democrat other people look at us and they say we're not going far enough and our answer is going to be very clear about what our rules are and working apply them as even handed away as possible we also. Recognize that there should be limits to our power to decide what stays up in. Probably one of the most important things that's going to happen in the upcoming twelve months is the rollout of our content for which we've announced but has not yet come together to play. So for the first time, there's GonNa be a possibility that if you either have something taken down. And you think that's unfair or you take it down or you WanNa leave up in either direction, you can appeal it to the content board in your case much like the court right they'll have more than they can but they'll try to hear the big months. Someone else will decide and that board is independent does not report to mark does not report to me. Were also working with governments around the world. We think government has a very big role to play. Wouldn't it be good if governments to find hate rather than private companies would you be good if governments defined what is a political ad? Not Private companies were working hard to make sure that there are checks and balances and that the government's role is really important not just here around the world. You're not just the Democrat I mean you're you're a friend of the president presidential candidate on the Democratic ticket at an I I don't know the. Friendship, but definitely, it's been noted that the two of you have relationship you've been support I'm wondering if you're kind of jaw drops a little bit about the delicate role that you need to play his business leader given facebook's place in society if you're running Ben and Jerry's, which is much smaller if you're running. Patagonia. If you were running for Motor Company, you probably feel a little bit more free an mistaken to be supportive and to give the porch that you want to feel it all that your your ability to help is checked by your role I mean, my day job is facebook and my nights on Facebook, and then you know I work on my foundation as well, and so it is not my job to be very active in the political process and I've chosen a career that keeps me in business. So I don't wake up in the morning. You know what should I be doing politics 'cause I wake up in the morning with a very big job for facebook I. think that's consistent with business leaders. You know as a woman and as a woman who's long fought for the role of women to have more to celebrate ambition to celebrate what we're reaching for the highest office I'm thrilled to see a woman about to be nominated a woman of color about to be nominated and I spoke out anatomy horse I would do. Of course, I would do that and my foundation has done that as well. Do need to think twice about how supportive I mean it it's not a heavy lifting to be supportive publicly. Meaning you don't have to put in a lot of hours, but like running a news organization, I mean it kind of is a proxy for what facebook has become what we think of as a neutral platform even well, I've said, we're GONNA work with anyone who wins for us. So when I'm asked when you work with trump, if he wins the election, will you work with Biden if he sorry president trump if he wins the election we work with Vice, President Biden. Of course, we don't get to pick. Citizens elect their governments and we work with them, and we work with all over the world and we have to be willing and able to do that. Would you work for President Biden if there was a president Biden, you know I have a long decided I had my time. I worked at the Treasury Department under President Clinton and it was an amazing opportunity. What about the open seat in California right now not interested at all I mean. I really love my job and I really have so much respect for mark and my colleagues. Every day is not easy I don't expect anyone feel sorry for me or any of us we have great opportunities big role to play. We have serious responsibility to get this election right? We have serious responsibility to get hate and you know misogyny off the platform. against, wake up every business, I feel lucky to have this opportunity and I feel lucky to work for someone who is strong and has such conditions as mark. Are you having a guest one final question is the enormity of that task of getting it right. Your back and forth about what that looks like all day. But getting it right as a business challenge. Also, when I say this, I wonder if you are amazed at the trajectory of the importance of this as a public trust, almost as a is an institution and we aren't just considering a business but has a responsibility to society. Is there one? That outweighs the other giving you have shareholders, others, or is there is there a way to balance those two things at the same time? These things that people think are in conflict sometimes, but I really don't think they are we need people to trust our service we need people to trust that we're GONNA make content decisions not for profit on either side. But for the right for the right reasons and to doing the things that need our responsibility to protect elections takedown hit, they don't trade off against the business. They're important to drive the business. Now, there is a resource tradeoff rehiring engineer. We can put them on an ad program to build rags ads we can put them on safety we can put them on security. Of course, we have resource trade-offs, research trips of my time reserves tradeoffs mark if you look at how do our jobs and you compare it to for years ago, Mark Myself All of our senior leaders Chris Cox who just came back. Incredible. Chief Product Officer Mike Shrimp for our incredible. CTO We all spend a lot more of our time on the protection of the community. Then we did five years ago but I think that is super important and for a while we were playing catch up and I think all of these things work together. There's not a trade offs. We have to absolutely meet our responsibility and build our business and without meeting our responsibility, we're not going to build Turkishness. Kyi No your plane to grab people from. What you go Thank you for your time. It's always nice talking to and. Until next up. On.

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Woman, 96, Stabbed to Death With Pitchfork in Chicago

John Williams

00:32 sec | 2 years ago

Woman, 96, Stabbed to Death With Pitchfork in Chicago

"South side W jeans Ryan Burrow has detail. Chicago police say they responded to a call in the 7700 block of South Laughlin's there. They found a 96 year old woman and a 57 year old woman stabbed multiple times. Both will rush the University of Chicago Hospital where the elderly woman died. The other woman listed in serious condition. Police have a 41 year old man in custody, who they say has a history of mental illness. He was also hurt. They're investigating it as a domestic homicide of a senior citizen Ryan Burro. W G. En ou. Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, says the

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Sheryl Sandberg Interview

Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations

06:10 min | 2 years ago

Sheryl Sandberg Interview

"Tonight on next chapter I'm in silicon. Valley for a power lunch with facebook's co-pilot. We discuss her famous boss, the myth of having it all, and how in the world? She juggles the demand of one billion facebook, users. Don't tell me that Donna Karen. Donna care. That really. Got Him so glad that would be an honor. To. Have you hear. So excited to be here. The Fleas Street cafe is a Silicon Valley Institution. This is where Cheryl and Mark Zuckerberg. I met to discuss the possibility of her joining facebook. Their partnership is now one of the most well known in business history. These are unbelievable. That's how you that's how you get me. Start with the biscuits, so you can't have a biscuit when it's torn now. You have to do that, so we're here at the flea. Street cafe. Welcome nice to have you in California again your neighborhood, my neighborhood I live around the corner. And you came here for your very first meeting, or shall we call it date way Mark Zuckerberg it was, and it did. It was date like in the sense that you're nervous. Yes, it's a dinner. You're getting to know each other, but we had our dinner I very i. only dinner we ever. Weren't were in public together until we announced I was coming to facebook, obviously went, will well yes well. We actually stayed so late. The restaurant was kind of closing down. We wanted to keep talking. That's a good one ten o'clock at night way past my bedtime, but he clearly wanted to keep talking and he was mark Zuckerberg so I said well. It's WANNA come over, so we came over and around midnight I had to say like time to go time to go. My kids are getting up at five hours, so we're GONNA have to. Was the process like like dating? Though was it like a court courtship trying to figure out whether work, or did you know after that first meeting that it's on? I knew after that first meaning how warm he was, and how nice he was, and how much he cared about facebook, but it was definitely a process of getting to know each other when you first started the job. Will you staying up late at night? Worrying about the pressures that you earned, did it keep you up at night? Yeah, yeah, it did and the pressures I was under to make facebook what it needed to be wooden mark and I get along. Would we have the relationship? We'd need to have very unique relationship where he runs the company I run part of the company working for him. We really need to trust each other. You know he was fifteen years younger than I was. When I was interviewing with him one night, we were supposed to talk and it was like. Nine o'clock at night, and he called, and he said well I'll just call you later and I said well. Let me go to sleep in about thirty minutes, so if you know if you're still at your dinner, we'll talk tomorrow. He calls the next day. It's like. Are you okay like yeah? I'm fine. He's had sick. So number wasn't sick. You said you went to bed at nine thirty. and. I said I wasn't. You know what I do. I go to bed at nine thirty and so I definitely had this fear. That I was going to be too old. Not Understand what he was doing enough, and it was scary at first at first I so you have now written what I have to say. The modern manifesto for women in the workplace, and you call it lean in because. They gotTA lean in. We gotTA leaning. We gotta we courage girls, and you've done this in your own life. Look what you've done with your school. We've got to encourage girls to lead so women have made tons of progress. You look at the opportunities. My mother had my grandmother had. But, we have a really small percentage of the top jobs in any industry in any nation in the world. There are very few Oprah Winfrey's. There are very women who will the kind of influence and have the kind of opportunities you have. Sheryl's new book is a must read for women and men. It's a smart, honest, deeply personal exploration of Cheryl's mission. She wants women to pull their chair up to the table. It starts with a healthy dose of reality. You've said there's no such thing as work life balance. Why? Why is there no work life balance? I think all of these phrases people throw it. Women are so harmful. Having I've I having. You all the time. Heidi you it oh. Yeah, yeah! The worst, no matter how much we all have, and how grateful we are for what we have, no one has it all because we all make trade offs every single day every single minute work life balance. No one ever asks. Have having it all for second because I love it because I don't think you can, you can have it all I feel like I do, but you can't have it all at the same time. That's right and what's happened. If you compare like my generation to my mother's generation, my mother says this all the time and her generation work nine to five Monday to Friday forty hours. No one expected anything else. and. Parenting was actually much more constrained. What's happened now? We are all connected? My indices part of the problem, right? We are connected all the time. We expect our workers, our our colleagues at work to be able and the amount of time mothers spend one on one in that direct child thing with their kids. It's totally changed. My Mother didn't organize play dates. We wrote our bikes. Dates she wasn't with me, you know. My Mother didn't sit there with all my homework. She helped me when I asked. Checked in every so often work has changed and made it more intense and parenting has changed and become more intense and I'm not judging those things they might be bad. They might be good. They make it harder and harder for working women and almost all women in this country. Are, working women and almost all kids are being raised by two or one parent who is in the workforce. Absolutely, How do you get women past the guilty space? I don't have the answer to that. Did you get past it? I am not passed or not passed to try and get past it and I know I want to be passed. I still feel guilty. I taught my kids off in the morning. And they get out of the car. And I see the other mothers were staying all day because they're volunteering and the heart Pang Wo-. Would my kids be better off if I were staying? My husband, Dave. He thinks were heroes. no-one no-one does as much as we do. No one has jobs like ours against home in the way we do, we're fantastic.

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Facebook Helps Entrepreneurs Move Their Shops Online -- for Free

Business Wars Daily

05:00 min | 2 years ago

Facebook Helps Entrepreneurs Move Their Shops Online -- for Free

"From wondering. I'm David Brown. And this is business wars daily on this Monday. May Twenty Fifth Happy Memorial Day last week. Facebook made a big announcement for small business. Owners entrepreneurs will soon be able to create virtual storefronts on facebook and instagram using a new feature called facebook shops. The idea facebook. Ceo Sheryl Sandberg says is to help all small businesses but especially the struggling ones according to a recent survey conducted by facebook and the Small Business Roundtable one third of all small businesses in the US have already closed their doors. Another eleven percent say they will fail. Should the economy remain mostly closed for much longer giving continuing social distancing and stay at home orders? Transitioning to online sales may be the only path forward for most smaller companies in its livestream announcement facebook. Ceo Mark Zuckerberg said. We're seeing a lot of small businesses get online for the first time but moving online and especially to mobile friendly. Commerce isn't always easy. The process can be expensive and complicated but facebook. Says it wants to help entrepreneurs solve those problems therefore setting up a new storefront on shops will be free and Sandberg claims. It's easy to. She says it'll only take minutes. The new storefronts are intended to allow merchants. Not just to show their wares but to conduct transactions as well a business owner who is linked. Her existing website to facebook shop will be able to take payment on her website. Alternatively she'll be able to check out customers right on facebook or instagram for a small fee to help users. Simplify what can be complicated back in mechanics. Facebook is partnering with Shop Afyon and other ECOMMERCE engines shop which is based in Canada as well known as the merchant platform for millions of small online businesses behind the scenes. The story that facebook is telling that it's here to help is not surprisingly more nuanced. The new shops feature represents facebook wholehearted foray into commerce with brick and mortar stores restaurants closed online sales of sword and facebook. Once in Zuckerberg told the Financial Times at facebook shops had already been under development. The company sped up its launch to take advantage of the spike in online shopping observers. Say The new feature pits facebook against Amazon and ebay based books partnership with shop of. I should help as we reported right here just a couple of months ago shop. If is aggressively competing with Amazon last year at began investing five billion dollars. Over five years to build a nationwide fulfillment network VAT network is intended to help. American merchants offered two day shipping all over the country. You know just like Amazon and that could be an answer to one problem savvy. Merchants will ask about selling directly from facebook and INSTAGRAM. Who'LL SHIT MY products? Facebook won't but shop if I and other logistics partners will Voila problem solved but let's not forget another albeit smaller. Ecommerce rival Oetzi. The company has made it easy for Solo artists and small companies to build online stores from their bedrooms and Kitchens Oetzi. Share price is up ninety percent this year. According to The Wall Street Journal and REVENUES IN THE FIRST QUARTER. Were double what they were three years ago. The paper reported at sees Growth Spike. Especially during the lockdowns has made one thing extremely clear. Just how many millions of soloists are interested in and capable of starting successful businesses online even if facebook is late to this war for online customers. The company has one significant weapon that Amazon Ebay. Oetzi don't have two point six billion monthly users. It's intuitive to see how shops owners will be able to leverage their facebook and instagram followers to boost sales on shops. According to the verge shops will be found on facebook pages or instagram profiles. Dunkelberg says merchants will also be able to let customers. Virtually try on products like sunglasses and makeup by using reality tools. According to the Wall Street Journal so facebook is giving shops away for free. How will it make money while the answer is simple? Advertising Sheryl Sandberg Toll Madman Jim Cramer that one hundred sixty million small business owners already used facebook's free business tools eight million of them already purchased. Facebook ADS Zuckerberg assumes that if facebook shops owners find the storefronts valuable. They'll want to bid more to buy facebook ads according to NPR. That's where the quote real money will come from. According to the Motley fool too many facebook shops is

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Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg defends her company in interview

Business Wars Daily

05:43 min | 3 years ago

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg defends her company in interview

"Exclusive interview with Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and to get the entire series search for buyers market wherever you're listening right now and subscribe. How do you explain to people. I know we lost your trust. And then he lost again. I know he lost it again but trust us we are trying to create an experience which is better for you. Trust us with your data. We're GONNA give the ADS and the content that you wanna see and then sort of break through to the next phase of facebook so we're definitely trying and so one thing is that people are continuing to use us. Growth has been very strong on all of our apps through this whole through this whole time. Now that doesn't mean we don't have to do a lot better. We do and we are working as hard as we can but it does mean that at some fundamental level people still trust the service and people are still use ours. People are still using the service. I think we've always done both. We've always done some growing the company and some protecting the community and I think the criticism of of us is you know we would do anything to grow. That was never the case. We always took a lot of strong action. That was in protecting but I think it's also really fair to say that we did not put enough resources on protecting the community and that has really shifted. The other thing is that we're learning because for every technology you've ever put out there including facebook. There are people use it well. People like Rebecca of our dog hotel. People are raising money for nonprofit and there are people who are trying to do really bad things and as those bads things have happened. We have to learn so go back to Russian interference election in two thousand sixteen. We didn't know what this was. We took down none of it in twenty seventeen we took down one what we call coordinated inauthentic in authentic see. I be coordinated enough any behavior. We took down one network in the last year. We've taken down fifty. That's because we now know what these are and we are searching for them and finding them. It's also because everyone knows what this is so we have a working relationship now with our government the FBI has a task force on this homeland. Security is focused. This was something that we all missed and now we have to work together and I do think. Part of it were mistakes. We made not putting enough resources on protection. We always did some but not enough and that shifted but part of it is that these are threats. That are not just on us there on everyone. When you use one tech platform you use all of them when you try to interfere in an election. Use everything and so I think the tech community I think the government there is a much more heightened awareness of what these things are and all of us working together to try to prevent them. And I think that's really important so you you look at what happened in Twenty Sixteen you. You try to identify the problem. You throw manpower financial resources all of this stuff at it and you're trying to deal you're basically trying to solve the problem as best you can of foreign meddling etc but then you've got all of a sudden you've got a new scandal on your hands as you guys seem to have every two or three months which is now like political ads and you've decided that you are not going to Be The arbiter of what is true. And false in in a political ad despite the fact that Other companies twitter. Google had sort of different stances on this You know without going too deep into it. I mean what is what is the if you've curb misinformation coming from Russia. What is the justification for maintaining this information coming from say President Donald Trump? So I do think this is a really important topic and I do think someone we take really seriously. We've thought about really deeply and there's no perfect answer here if you look at political ads and fact checking political ads. That's really not something anyone is capable of doing and we don't think we can make ourselves the arbiter the truth and I think it's pretty clear that political speeches about as scrutinize this speeches right review. Say something United States something on this pot so if I if if someone who is relatively less known says something. There's almost no scrutiny. You and I say something on this podcast. They'll be scrutiny of this presidential candidate says something in a debate. There's IT's fair to say a lot more scrutiny right. It's hard to argue that almost too much. It's hard to argue that what politicians are skiing isn't scrutinized. In fact the whole process of an election is one politicians has something one politician says something else. You say something's true. I say it's not true. I say something is true. That is the political process in the political debate. And we think that's a really important process and not one. We could ever be the arbiter of truth on. Do you feel like that you've been able to make that case and that and that you've convince people are you just feel like you're you can sort of do whatever you want because your facebook and people have to sort of move along now because there's still a lot of anger you know in the new in the Industry. I work and and look I get personally. I think it's sort of strange that a company that so many people don't trust want that company to be the arbiter of what's true or false but a lot of my colleagues feel like it's just crazy that you would let a blatant lie running an advertisement on facebook so I think what's really important in this is if you actually look at parties both sides all of them have weighed in and asked us to allow political ads to continue. And it's very important to know that that is strongly on the Republican side strong. The Democratic side we're political. Ads are most important and not everyone understand this and again that's on us is for income is for challengers political. Ads are most important for small races for for challengers for someone who doesn't have an established base and that's something we think is really important.

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Apple Podcasts reaches over 900,000 shows

podnews

03:14 min | 3 years ago

Apple Podcasts reaches over 900,000 shows

"The latest from USA Pot News Donnette nine hundred thousand. That's the number of podcasts. In the world in Apple podcasts. At least that's according to the my podcast reviews service by Daniel. J Lewis Fifty thousand added in the last thirty days. Google podcasts appears to have added auto downloads for us. At least the setting appears when subscribing or re subscribing to new show. What is Apple Building next in podcasting mark? Asquith has written along post with some thoughts about what they are an aunt planning to do in the future and suggests that they should work together with the industry to move forward in an earnings summary. The New York Times says the daily has achieved one billion downloads. Podcast revenues have increased by twenty six percents to seventy one million dollars though. This account side also includes revenue from the New York. Times is branded content studio and from wire cutter anyway. It's thirteen percent of the company's Ad Revenue. Iheart MEDIA'S PODCASTS. Are going to be on telly use. Epa signed a first look deal with heart media to have first rights at adapting iheartradio original podcasts. For TV only last week. Iheartmedia announced book adaptations from. Its podcast as well. The companies also asking the FCC for approval to waive a rule that prohibits foreign investors from owning more than a minority of the company. Clinton is to start her own podcast with iheartmedia she credits. Conan O'Brien getting her interested in the media and in the earnings call it was revealed that Iheart media's digital revenue which includes a podcasting was up thirty three point six percent year on year broadcast revenue fell by one point four percent. Bob Pittman claimed that the company will double their podcast. Revenues in two thousand twenty enrich Bressler said that the way to value podcast companies is about six dollars a download all about millionaires and spotify is to launch new podcasts in Australia leading podcast in the country though the ABC still remains unavailable on the platform and it focused news. Today's the five hundred episode of Gary Lennon's four minute crypto and Bitcoin Daily News. Bitcoin conference that he's running. Bit Block. Boom will be held in Dallas in Texas at the end of August. What matters most everyday Americans into America's new show about politics policy and power both have over the lives of the American people? It's a new podcast from news and MSNBC also from NBC News Bias Markets Hosted. By Dylan. Byers I see what you did. There looks at the world of Technology and media the current episode features and interview with Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Hello New York New York. We're at the rain podcasts. Business Summit next Wednesday march fourth. In fact I'm hosting it and from five thirty on Wednesday night I'll be inside the their authority on three hundred West Fortieth Street. I will personally swap you a cheap laptop sticker for a pint foaming beer if of course you can find me. And there's plenty more and all the links in our newsletter subscribe at Pod News Dot

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Nell Scovell: 'Ten Years Ago, I Called Out David Letterman. This Month, We Sat Down to Talk'

The Frame

06:37 min | 3 years ago

Nell Scovell: 'Ten Years Ago, I Called Out David Letterman. This Month, We Sat Down to Talk'

"Welcome to the frame John Horn ten years ago. TV writer Nelson Avella took a pretty big risk. She published an article calling out her former boss. Late night King David Letterman for running writer's room and a show that favored men scovill has since co authored. Sheryl Sandberg's two thousand thirteen book. Lean in and last year she published a memoir. You're just the funny parts and a few hard truths about sneaking into Hollywood boys club for her latest piece. In Vanity Fair Scoville met with Letterman to finally talk about gender discrimination at late night. Scoville join me in studio and described what it was like to write for Letterman in one thousand nine hundred ninety. Yeah so this was a dream. I'm job for me I had already worked in Los Angeles. I actually worked on the last season of newhart. And I'd written a Simpson's episode road and I finally. After years of sending material to the Letterman people got a call asking me to come in and meet with Dave and like a lot of late night shows not a lot of women in the writer's room. Now there's only been one before I got hired it was Merrill Marco who was a genius and the first head writer on that show and also Dave's girlfriend at the time so I guess I was the first female hired who was in a relationship with Dave so many years after you leave the show in two thousand and nine something compels you to write about your experiences sir. Right Dave was the victim of a blackmail attempt. He was having an affair with one of his assistants Whose boyfriend found her diary and the scheme was that he threatened to write a screenplay about the affair? If Dave didn't give him two million dollars at the same time Nancy Franklin writes a piece in the New Yorker that points out that there were zero female writers on Letterman Leno and Conan. And I have to say Dave's announcement was not surprise. Is anyone who worked on the show knew about his extracurricular activities. But the fact that I'd been gone for twenty years and they'd move backwards awkward as far as gender in the writer's room that was stunning to me and I literally lost sleep so on a fast forward word to a decision you make and certainly there's another party to this conversation which is going back today. Insane I want to have a conversation about about the fact that you didn't respond to what I wrote. And how did that come about because there seems to be an important condition and that is that it's on the record as we approached October twenty nineteen. I knew it was the ten year anniversary of this article I had written for Vanity Fair and then I just got this crazy idea which is With Dave sit down and talk to me and I knew he hadn't read the article because in this weird coincidence he and I ended up working together in twenty fourteen on the Kennedy Center Honors and I actually had a chance to ask him. Did you ever read that article. And he said to my face no. I don't worry about that stuff. Don't worry about that stuff it meaning inning. He didn't wear. He doesn't worry about what people write about him. Is that what it means. Already doesn't worry about how he behaved and how he treats women he claims it is the former when you sat down with David. I'm curious what was the most striking thing that he had to say. Well first of all it was pretty extraordinary that he agreed to sit down with me. If you do any reading about apologies and someone wronged you find out that as the person who has been wronged you lose status status and so the second Dave agreed will sit at a table and talk. He really did offer me the status right. We were equals at that table and I would love to see more powerful white men doing that sort of thing which is being open to that discussion so the point was not just for me to get what turned out to be an apology from Dave but also to you try to model behavior that I would like to see more. We're talking with TV writer and author Nelson cavill you mentioned in your Vanity Fair Peas. How male all writers rooms have been for people like Jay Leno and he has no regret and no apology? No it's all about the material. Just if you give me material than I will hire you. Just come up to me in a comedy club. He says you know Jay Leno went off. The air was zero female writers and that's he should be ashamed that for the rest of his life. What would you say are the things that make you optimistic about how conversations are changing not just in and around this issue but in the workplace about a show runners interest in hiring a room that looks like the country not like the country club? I do think we've made some improvement and I think it certainly helps to have people like Kenya barriers and Shonda rhimes who have been so successful and even giverny They're all doing amazing work. And I think it's Shonda who made an amazing observation. which is if you walk outside? You see people of all colors. There's US see people from all walks of life that's normalcy so we actually shouldn't call it. Diversity what we want is normalcy. You know in Nineteen nineteen ninety. I went to the EMMYS for the first time Letterman had been nominated and I was in the audience when they announced the nominees for the five best comedies comedies and it was Murphy Brown Golden Girls Designing women wonder years and cheers three and a half of those shows were created by women. Diane English one for Murphy Brown and I sat there in nineteen ninety and thought we we solve this. We proved it. You're if such a dreamer now I just want to get back to where we were in. Nineteen Ninety nells. cavill is a TV writer. She's the author of the memoir. Just the funny parts in a few hard truths about sneaking into the Hollywood boys club. Now thanks much for coming in. Thank

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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg defends free expression, will allow political adds without fact checking

Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe

00:40 sec | 3 years ago

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg defends free expression, will allow political adds without fact checking

"Meanwhile Facebook is defending its policy of not fact checking political advertising in the UK general election the tech giant says it wasn't a massive for private companies apiece political speech separately C. L. L. Sheryl Sandberg said the US election is the firm's highest priority we thank the twenty twenty election is a massive task for us and it should be you know elections have changed we've changed as a company if you look back to twenty sixteen of course we were prepared for state actors what they really did was hacking and take information this new more insidious right fall stuff we were totally unprepared we never thought of it we missed it everyone

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Marne Levine From D.C. to Silicon Valley

The Strategerist

12:53 min | 3 years ago

Marne Levine From D.C. to Silicon Valley

"Of our favorite things to do on this podcast pick the brain of people whose careers have really taken some unique turns and who tackled big jobs which brings us is to mark. Levin who is currently the vice president of Global Partnerships Business and corporate development at facebook previously serving as chief operating officer at Instagram and before that was in the Obama administration straight as chief of staff of the National Economic Council and Special Assistant to the president for economic policy. We can keep going back but we only have so much time Marnie. Thank you so much for doing this. Well thank you for having me. Those titles are mouthfuls. I started. I took some notes on paper. I've got just lines that that make sure I get those right but took an entire sheet. Almost it's great to be here in the Great State of Texas or we're glad you're here visiting from the Great Silicon Valley which will cover here a little bit but your career began in the great city the city of Washington DC at the Treasury Department. So how did you get started in policy in government actually think my career began in Cleveland Ohio. Which is where I was raised raised growing up I was always really interested in politics and policy and then my senior year of high school I got a job working for it was an internship working for the county commissioner. This woman named Mary Boyle who is a real fireball and that's it's really where I learned about. The role that government could play in people's lives and I was hooked immediately and my job there was to new research different proposals and to help work on casework and provide access to different kinds of get that people access to different kinds of social services that they needed which was great they also had me working on a solid Waste Management Plan. I got really into that as does so much so that I was nicknamed. Trash Queen Levin those a fortunate said of rhyming right exactly so that was the that was I think the kickoff to the career that sort of where I got the so-called bug for politics and policy and so oh then after college I moved to Washington. DC AND I ended up getting a job at the Treasury Department. This was before the Internet so so I didn't really fully understand or appreciate what the Treasury Department did but I knew that I wanted to have an impact on people's lives lives and I thought that you know government was the best road to be able to do that and that policy was kind of the best vehicle Kohl for doing that and so working at the Treasury Department where we could work on low cost basic banking accounts financial privacy things like that. I thought we could help help improve people's lives and was a great start in Holly. You spent a long career. Government is well I did I did yes thank you for pointing uh-huh and so did Hollywood you kind of have a similar experience to that in your desires yeah and you know I had a little bit of a similar experience. It was slightly later later for me where I really had not been exposed to politics. Policy is a kid that significantly other than what you just read in the news and and and learn in school and then when I was in college I interned in Congress and that kind of bug is what really turned me on to and got me into policy work as well yeah and you were you legislative affairs right I did I did policy work and then I ended up doing legislative affairs at the end because I had worked in Congress so once she working Congress they figure you know how to how to deal with members of Congress. At the Treasury Department. I started in the chief of staff office but then I would see people running up and down the hallway all day running back and forth back and forth back and forth and I would hear the click clack of heels on the on the marble floor and I thought what are they all doing and then I realized that it was negotiations with Congress and so I thought that's where I wanna be like that's where the action is working on working from the Treasury Department with people in Congress on different kinds of legislation and so that's eventually where I moved to yeah yeah it was fun because I had worked on Congress and worked on legislation that I then had to go into the administration and implement seeing both sides of in writing it and then implementing it was really interesting and not a lot of people I think have that experience of actually writing it and then having to go put it in action and figuring out what we did well and what you didn't do so well when you wrote a piece of legislation different skills knowledge and a different level of detail yeah yeah so then in two thousand eight after you're spending some time in the Treasury Department he joined the Obama Transition Team from the Bush administration Bamut Ministration and wrote about the the kind of exciting being difficult decision to take a position that really was going to suck away a lot of your time. How did you balance that in your life. Well I had worked in the Clinton administration in and I was in my twenties then and I knew how all consuming it was so I was in a very different place in my life. When Obama was elected I was married worried. I had a three year old child and then I had I had just had a baby and so I was really interested in serving and and I was very grateful to even be given being given the opportunity to serve and I wanted to play some small role in helping to address the great recession and the financial crisis that was going on so I had a conversation with my husband. He said we'll make it work work and I thought I was but what happened was pretty interesting for me. One morning I had to go into the White House late because I had to take my then three year old son to the doctors and we were driving home from the doctor's appointment and he and he said where are you taking me and and I said well. I'm going to drop you at school. You're okay and then I'm going to go to work and he said. Did you know that Matthew's mother drops him at school every morning and I said well. I don't know that Matthew's mother does that every morning but I try to take you when I can now there was at the White House. There's the seven thirty. AM senior senior staff meeting and then there's the eight fifteen am meeting which is the extended senior staff and that was the meeting. I was supposed to go to but that conflicted with taking my son to school unless I took them really early in the morning and so Monday morning rolls around after we'd had this conversation and he marches into our bathroom threw him and he says he says to me and my husband so who's taking me to school today looking straight at me no pressure and I said well. Daddy's GonNa take you to school school and he said do you remember our conference on Friday when I told you that. Matthew's mother takes him to school every morning and I I said I do remember. That husband looked at me and he said well what are you gonNA do. I said you know I think I'm going to need to take him to school in the morning. So it's interesting who your teachers are in life and in this case it was and what he was saying is. I need you in the morning and not in the evenings. which is what? I thought I he needed me dinner any we needed me for bedtime but he really wanted me first thing in the morning and so I march into work that day and I told one of my colleagues that he would would be attending the meeting he was thrilled and I started taking my son to school and when I think what I learned through all of that is I could make it work but but this was much more about quality over quantity of time together and that I really needed to listen to the feedback that my kids and my husband we're giving me about what they needed. Specifically and once I was dialed into that I was able to kind of make it all work I got into the White House. I would get there every morning at about nine fifteen in the morning which is late for ready late but the world's still turned into L. worked out Yup so Marnie after your timing government then went out to Silicon Valley and I'm curious how you found that transition. There are two very different worlds. They're different and and then there are also similarities so let's start with some of the differences. The obvious ones were the dress code I went from suits to hoodies and that was a real transient wearing jeans to work in that was that was definitely but I've now adjusted and I would say there was a difference in language to in in the government we would always say I'm going to write a memo advice. Good memo oh right away and it facebook. There would be something that would look like a memo but we would call it. A plan and there was in Washington. There was a lot of talk about fail failure legislation that had failed or didn't pass and in Silicon Valley. There was lots of discussion about pivoting okay right so there we're differences there were there are lots of differences in that regard and I would say the glaring difference was that in Washington there is a love of paper and big binders full of paper and in Silicon Valley. There's not a lot of paper around I personally brought my love of paper with me to use Silicon Valley and get teased mercilessly for it but I I would say that the similarities are as follows there are I feel like in government is a collection of best and brightest and it is a collection of people who are very mission focused and focused on doing good in the world and bringing about change and I think that in Silicon Valley there's a lot of that as well a collection of really smart people who are mission driven ribbon and trying to do good in the world affect people's lives and positive ways. I think the things that I brought with me from Washington war for you know being able to peer around corners and identify risks. That's a skill that one develops in Washington and also when you're trying to get something being done in a vast government is that you need to have process and you need to bring all stakeholders to the table and have conversations and be able to synthesize emphasized that to come up with the best policy recommendations in Silicon Valley things move pretty quickly and in scaling organizations what you WanNa do is apply just enough process so that you can get the best of thought from everybody but not so much process that you really slow everything down and I think I brought some of those skills from Washington continue to facebook when I started there in two thousand ten you obviously very senior woman in silicon in valley and you and your friend and colleague Sheryl Sandberg have really been a promoter of women in the C. Suite Talk to me about that issue and why you're you're passionate about it and what you encourage other women to do and how how to how to think about their roles well I think for me. It's all about connection community among women from the earliest days. I've always really enjoyed getting together with women and I just I've I draw strength from that and I've seen what happens with other women when they are connected. When I was in business school early on there there was a woman in my section we all didn't really know each other very well and she had just gotten engaged in so I suggested hey why don't we all get together and come over to my apartment and will toast Christine but at the same time you know we'll get together and talk about things and get to know each other and what was so interesting we made up at that the point I think less than twenty percent of the of the class of our group and when we when we came into the classroom the next morning there were a a lot more women who were speaking up a lot more women who were building off of each other's comments and they felt more confident as though I think that was one of the Times where I really saw or how that connection and feeling of community could be empowering for other people and then things like my book club where we actually would read the book and discuss it would also became kind of my leaning circle that Cheryl started the lean in circles and that's really about relying on one another connecting acting sharing and helping each other make important decisions in in one's

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For Competitive Edge in Womens Co-Working Space, The Wing Partners with HBO

Business Wars Daily

05:16 min | 3 years ago

For Competitive Edge in Womens Co-Working Space, The Wing Partners with HBO

"Business. Daily is brought to you by Dell this month. Dell is thanking small businesses with up to forty five percent off select computers with Intel core processors. Call eight seven seven by Dell to speak with a small business technology advisor today. That's eight seven seven B you ideal L for tech advice and one on one partnership. From wondering, I'm David Brown. And this is business wars daily on this Thursday may sixteenth co working spaces are big business these days as the number of solo preneurs in the country grows, so too, does the demand for independent office spaces, but a lesser known phenomenon has been gaining a lot of steam over the last few years co working spaces designed for women most big cities have at least one or two born from the same entrepreneurial zeal. Shared by the audiences are intended to serve some of these companies have international ambitions, consider the wing, which now has offices in New York, San Francisco, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and Chicago. There are more on the way including one in London. Now the wing offers co working features, tailored, specifically to women that includes offices that are, you know, warm enough cafes lactation rooms, Instagram worthy common spaces, and frequent networking events, but the facilities aren't the real draw. The wing is heavily marketing itself as a social club, dedicated to women's empowerment, it's even inked and agreement with time's up, the nonprofit devoted to safety and equity for working women. The wing is community first office space second founded in twenty sixteen. The wing has raised more than one hundred million dollars. That's a huge amount of the new women's co working market, but it's a far cry from we work, which is set to go public soon. We works owner sports controversial valuation of almost fifty billion dollars. If that sounds like a tough rivalry will look under the covers and you'll see that we work is a wing investor the company's hedging its bets, don't, you know, projecting that demand for women. First spaces is only going to grow. And as it does the wing is doing everything it can to ensure it's top of mind it's been entering into high profile partnerships, such as one with h. HBO the wings helping HBO promote the new season of the hit show. Big little lies. It'll host advance screenings in many cities and even a panel discussion with Reese, Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Meryl Streep, but the wing is not alone in cultivating starpower arrival. Women's co working chain called the Riveter has featured events with Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, and US Senator Tammy Duckworth, by the way, in case you slept through history class, the Riveter is named for World War two's, famous feminist icon, Rosie like the wing. The Riveter is well funded. It's raised more than thirty million dollars so far. It has seven locations and Embiid to operate one hundred around the globe. Both the river and the wing. Call themselves women Centric, meaning men can join it's not a philosophical choice before it changed its stance. The wing was sued for gender discrimination, and with membership starting around two thousand dollars a year. It's also been the object of criticism that it's designed primarily for. Affluent women, while the wing may be grabbing attention in the market. It is by no means the clear winner. In addition to battling with the Riveter, it's also competing with growing numbers of smaller local women's co working businesses, especially in trendy cities like Los Angeles. Denver in Seattle term success is far from guaranteed. But, you know, maybe that's the key to success, potent mix van Bishen and uncertainty that spurring innovation innovation. That's pushing the wing out the traditional co working box. From one three. This is business wars. Daily Haiti life are take on the news shares with a friend. And if you're a member of co working space drop line to your colleague. Thanks bunch. I'm David Browner will see tomorrow. Businessworld daily is brought to you by Dell. There's nothing small about your business, your impact on the communities made a huge difference as thank you during small business month. Dallas offering up to forty five percent off select computers with Intel core processors, plus get a free. External hard drive with select PC purchases. Call eight seven seven buy Dell to speak with a small business technology advisor today. That's eight seven seven. B. U. Y. D E L L for tech advice and one on one partnership, eight seven seven by Dell.

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After Facebook's 15 months of "fresh hell," why is its business still so solid?

Marketplace Tech with Molly Wood

07:55 min | 3 years ago

After Facebook's 15 months of "fresh hell," why is its business still so solid?

"Had fifteen months of quote, fresh hell, but two point one billion still use it or Instagram or what's apple messenger every day from American public media. This is marketplace tech demystifying the digital economy. I'm Jack Stewart infamously would. Despite the privacy scandals the federal investigations and the accusations of destroying democracy. This week Facebook reported its advertising revenue and global users are growing and this week's quality assurance we take a deep dive into why in his early years Facebook prioritized growth over everything else. Nearly every crisis Facebook now faces stems from that nNcholas Thompson editor in chief of wired says that's left management navigate a metaphor minefield. There was a lot of unexploded ordinance, but they were inevitably going to step on at some point. He's an author on the magazine's latest cover story, which goes behind the scenes at the troubled company. He says Facebook's business is actually solid for a couple of reasons. Number one, the advertising business model they came up with this one of the greatest ever, and it doesn't require lots of changes. They just built an amazing business model and the. Marginal cost of bringing in new advertisers are very low. Secondly, one of the smartest business decisions. Mark Zuckerberg ever made was to buy Instagram and people don't really understand that Instagram is owned by Facebook. Or if they distrust Facebook, they don't distrust Instagram, so Instagram continues to grow. So they make lots of money off of Corfe Facebook. They have lots of user growth on Instagram, and what's up and the businesses doing great. You would think at some point the maybe advertisers would start to push back. I mean Facebook's reputation has really taken this really huge dense that it appears house. Why do people still want to advertise with it? Well, because the advertising continues to work if at some point people had an icky feeling when they use Facebook, and therefore the ads are less effective than advertisers will leave. But at this moment Facebook allows you to very specifically target specific users in ways that you cannot on other platforms and for lots of advertisers. That's just a deal. That's too good to pass up now face. Is an -ticipant tting. It says up to a five billion dollar fine from the Federal Trade Commission. We heard that from it this week about how it's handled some of these privacy issues will they even feel that is the question. They have so much cash on hand is a big deal now so Facebook put out in their earnings call they said that they anticipate three to five billion dollar fine. I don't know whether that's because those are the numbers the FTC has been talking about with them. Or if as book is just trying to set expectations as negotiating tactic. I would not rule out the possibility that Facebook is hit with a ten billion dollar fine or a twenty billion dollar fine, regardless to your question, even if it is at the higher end whether it's five or ten or twenty it's tiny market cap is up. I believe forty billion dollars as we talk this morning. So it's not a huge hit to them. Obviously. They would rather have five billion dollars and not have five billion dollars. But they will be fine. Regardless of what this number comes out at the thing. They really worry about is antitrust if there's antitrust regulation. And it comes down hard on them. That is a serious problem and that would make the market dropped dramatically. What are the stakes for Facebook's leadership around all of these scandals? The fake news, the offensive content the privacy, you know, you detail that they've got something like the two thousand moderate has now does that mean they're actually taking this seriously as a business risk? Yes. Absolutely. Facebook is taking it very serious business risks. So there to really interesting questions in there. So number one is do they take the seriously as a business risk? Absolutely. Are they committed to trying to counter fake news and all of the manipulation on the platform? Absolutely water the stakes to their business. They're very high scandal continues to multiply there could be real consequences down the road. What are the stakes specifically to top management meeting? Mark Zuckerberg, and Sheryl Sandberg. The two people who we most associate with the company for soccer Berg, he's going to run the company as long as he wants to. He has voting control of the shares. He's appointed his friends as board members key is. In a good position whenever he wants to go and run the chance Berg initiative or just go be a intellectual thought leader or do Bill Gates type things he will go. Choose to do that. For sandberg. It's tougher. And there were moments in the last year where it seemed like she might be sacrificed or where she might be in. Big trouble sucker brook has expressed his loyalty to her. But as the scandal is multiplied, and as they started to touch her in a way, they never had before it seemed as though her position was at risk. And it is also certainly the case that the public reputation of both of them as dropped a year ago. We were talking about each of them as potential presidential candidates. Now, there's not a chance what about the morale in the white accompany in the wake of all of this. Do you get the feeling from the people you've been talking to in your reporting that employees a fairly satisfied that I'm laughing even as I say that or is there a whole lot of internal chaos at this company. There is a lot more employees disatisfaction than there was two years ago. There are lots of employees. We're talk to their who say, oh, this is great. It's cool. You know, the media hates us. But that's not my problem. I'm happy. And they're bunch of other people who say, you know, we deserve a lot of the hatred. We made a lot of mistakes we trampled on people's privacies. And you know, I regret all that. We've done I talked to a lot of people who are thinking about going to work there. And it doesn't have the halo that it did two years ago. They still pay you. Well, the fact that the stock continues to go up as great particularly for people who have options, but it is a less exciting place to work and night as one of the true risks for the company in one of the most adverse effects of the last two years for Facebook did any part in this reporting, particularly given how much time you've spent on Facebook directly. Now did anything really surprising? There was one specific story that stunned me. And I was the circumstances. That led to the departure of the two founders of Instagram, Kevin sister, Krieger and Winfred Vogelstein. And I started reporting the story we made. List of the mysteries. We wanted to solve that was at the very top. They left. It seems strange. They had left all of a sudden in September no-one knew why? And late in the reporting months into reporting, the story, we finally learned the full story, and that is that Cording to people close to them they had grown frustrated zuckerberg's increased meddling. They didn't like the idea that Instagram was going to be further merged with what's app and with Facebook. And there was real tension. Over Instagram's growth, and there's a sense among some people at Facebook that Instagram's growth was coming at the expense of core Facebook, and that led to all kinds of tensions, and then a big fight at the end of July and a moment where Mark Zuckerberg, according to people you observing all of this Mark Zuckerberg asked one of his deputies to drop a list of all the ways that Facebook supported Instagram the way it drove users towards Instagram. And then he gave the list to Kevin system and said, we're getting rid of all these. And according to people familiar with the story system reacted quite badly to that. And then went on paternity leave came back and said, I'm done here. And so the biggest surprise to us was that the departure of system in Krieger which had come out before was much tensor much tenser than I had believed when I began reporting the story

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Facebook Recruits Surveillance Hawk To Be Its Top Lawyer

NPR's Business Story of the Day

04:40 min | 3 years ago

Facebook Recruits Surveillance Hawk To Be Its Top Lawyer

"Support for this podcast and the following message. Come from CFA society, Washington DC, you've worked hard to grow your wealth. Make sure you're working with a wealth manager who has grown with you work with a CF HR holder. Learn more at the right question dot org. Facebook has recruited a surveillance hawk to be its next top lawyer, she helped craft the Patriot Act that was the controversial law that ushered in a new era of government surveillance of citizens privacy advocates who follow Facebook closely are baffled by this. But as NPR's earthy Shahani reports the new hire could help the company improve relations with another set of critics. There's no need to point out. The Jennifer Newstead went to Harvard undergrad yellow right after of course, she did. In addition to her pristine pedigree. She is a lean woman descended from three generations of leaning in. Her grandmother was a doctor. My mother has spent her medical career pioneering new technologies to diagnose cancer in women. That was new in late twenty seventeen before the Senate, President Trump nominated her to be top lawyer for the State Department, the first woman in that position very little about her legal philosophy came out the confirmation hearing, though, she did make clear she is a staunch supporter of executive power. Asked if it would be okay in theory for the president to attack North Korea. Even if they didn't attack us, and even if congress did not authorize use of military force Newstead said in essence. Yes. Preemptive strikes are okay, it, it's my view that the law generally provides the president may act to defend the United States New studies now changing bosses leaving Trump for Mark Zuckerberg. She leaves the State Department with a wealth of contacts around the world that should prove useful for Facebook. Who's users are mostly outside? The US new staff is also uniquely qualified to help Facebook with privacy. Specifically pushing the limits of law to dismantle privacy. You could say she's really one of the legal architects of our modern digital master Valence society. Timothy Edgar came to know Newstead years ago after the terrorist attacks of September eleventh two thousand one he was an advocate at the American Civil Liberties union, she was at the Justice department Jenner. For Newstead was, you know, one of the smartest lawyers that you could imagine in a very elite group her group was the nerve center of America's post nine eleven legal architect ING, they laid the groundwork for the government to collect mass data telephone records internet, meta data and to search without consent. In terrorism cases were now in a new era where surveillance is conducted by companies Facebook is under immense scrutiny. Just yesterday. Senator Ron Wyden sent a letter urging regulators to hold CEO Zuckerberg individually accountable or his flagrant repeated violations of Americans privacy will continue. Tim Wu figured Facebook would hire someone who was the opposite of new stud little shock to taken aback. Lou a law professor at Columbia University wants met the incoming Facebook lawyer at a party, they'd both clerked for supreme court Justice, Steven Brier. And he was the host will is a privacy advocate. He says. Facebook needs to clean up its reputation proved a users the company wants to protect them by bringing in a Patriot Act architect to connect the dots and say, well, she did surveillance for for for the federal government. Now, she's taking over surveillance Facebook that said he does have an educated guess about why the higher make sense to deal with governmental pressure. Yes. Governments criticized Facebook for privacy violations. But they also knock on Facebook store when they want user data to investigate. For example, terrorists are activists. Government requests have grown steadily each year. Woo worries that Jennifer Newstead will turn users into bargaining chips to help Facebook curry political favor. I can't say I look forward to Facebook cooperating with government. That's one of the things I've always been concerned with Facebook's announcement chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg praised the new hire for her global perspective and made no mention. Of the surveillance expertise artificial Honey NPR news. This message comes from NPR sponsor snowflake. The only data warehouse built for the cloud unlock. Deep data insights with the instantly scalable, cloud built data warehouse. Start your journey towards data driven decision. Making it snowflake dot com slash NPR.

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What's happening to women in Corporate America?

The Frankie Boyer Show

04:44 min | 4 years ago

What's happening to women in Corporate America?

"My first cast. Has. Some real thoughts about what's been happening with women. In corporate America. Where we are with women in the tech industry, and she has been writing about this and talking about it for a while her book is called billions lost the American tech crisis and the road map to change in Hillary GAM, welcome. It's so nice to have you with us today. How are you? Nice to be on the show again. Hillary can I ask you to speak out because you're so softly spoken. I'm having a hard out here. Sure. Sorry. I'll talk louder. I forgot radio you need to be really loud. Yes. It's on the show again. Thank you. Thank you for having me. So Hillary I wanna go back to what happened. With Google and the walkout. Yeah. Very exciting story with all of the locations globally where women and fellow co workers walked out in protest of harassment that Google female workers were receiving. What did that walkout? You. Well, I think they're really positive thing was that brought to the forefront that women working in tech forego. Google have been harassed are being harassed many different levels. And I think that it raised awareness that it's happening, and it's not just happening to one or two people. It's happening across the board and multiple locations at various different levels within the organization. So that statement and the the CEO of Google was all in favor of it. Yes, I believe after the walkout. He's sent out an apology apologizing for the company's inability to take seriously that complaints that they had received from their workers. So I think that he promised in his comments that Google as a tech company would be more diligent and taking seriously any issues that were raised regarding harassment at the company specifically in relation to female workers. So Hillary we saw that the country elected one hundred I think it's over one hundred women were elected. Into office in the past twenty four hours. Yes. Do you see this movement in this momentum finally taking hold and please speak up a little bit? I'm sorry your voices. So it's so soft. That's so funny. Okay. I'm speaking so loudly. I guess I okay. I I'm not sure what happened because we connected earlier. Right. And I think that the gentleman that he could hear me. So I don't know what happened to me. It's okay. It's okay. Not to worry. All right. Sorry about that. I think that when you see with politics, which is really nice is that there is a threshold for people to get into politics that where they're winning votes. And so you see women over time have made. Improvements and their participation and in politics, and they're getting more critical mass and are being more of a voice within politics in the US when it comes to technology women in technology have been on the decline since the turn of the century. So we've seen women leave tech and they've been on a steady decline since the year two thousand and so where we see more and more women leaving Tak not staying intact or being pushed out of tack. We don't have that critical mass believe Sheryl Sandberg's organization leaning came out with their report about three weeks ago, which indicated that women continue not to make inroads to be on boards of US corporations or in positions of responsibility and high tech are across US corporations. And basically, you need critical mass you you can't have women rising to leadership positions. Unless you have women actually working in any position where we see women on the decline in tech. We see the biggest issues in terms of women in leadership positions in tech.

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