Latest Sheryl Sandberg News

Holocaust forum looks at social media's role in antisemitism

Oct. 13, 2021 14:41 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Participants at a Holocaust remembrance conference in Sweden blamed social media Wednesday for contributing to a global rise in antisemitism, while YouTube and Facebook officials pledged to be part of the solution. Government and social media...

Slain reporter's father takes on Facebook over violent video

Oct. 12, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of a slain journalist is asking the Federal Trade Commission to take action against Facebook for failing to remove online footage of her shooting death. Andy Parker said Tuesday the company is violating its own terms of service in hosting...

Activision confirms SEC probe into discrimination allegation

Sep. 21, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

Activision Blizzard, one of the world’s most high-profile video game companies, confirmed a regulatory probe and said it is working to address complaints of workplace discrimination. The Santa Monica, California, company said Tuesday that it is complying with a recent...

'Lean In' circles help women in construction navigate bias

Sep. 02, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bethany Mayer didn't want to go back to work after learning that a fellow ironworker insinuated that women like her didn't belong there. Jordyn Bieker, an apprentice sheet metal worker in Denver, said she felt uncomfortable that her foreman asked her...