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Meta board approves personal security for outgoing executive Sheryl Sandberg

Former Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg formally stepped down from her put up in August, however the firm will proceed to pay for her private safety till 2023, citing “ongoing threats to her safety.”

Nevertheless, the corporate didn’t elaborate on the threats made by Sandberg, one of the highly effective girls in Silicon Valley.

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Meta, attends Allen and Co.’s annual convention. Solar Valley Media Convention in Solar Valley, Idaho, USA, July 6, 2022. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Picture/Fox Information)

Meta mentioned it should proceed to pay for safety providers at Sandberg’s residences from Oct. 1 to June 30, 2023, and whereas she is appearing in individual.

Sandberg, a detailed affiliate of Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, mentioned in June that she would go away the social media big after a 14-year stint main the corporate’s often-criticized ad-based enterprise mannequin.

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“Sitting by Mark’s facet for these 14 years has been the consideration and privilege of a lifetime,” she wrote in a prolonged Fb put up saying her resignation in June. “Mark is a real visionary and caring chief. He generally says we grew up collectively, and we’ve.”

Underneath Sandberg, the corporate was additionally hit by revelations in 2018 that British consultancy Cambridge Analytica improperly obtained information on thousands and thousands of its US customers to focus on election promoting.

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In the identical 12 months, UN human rights investigators mentioned that using Fb performed a key position within the unfold of hate speech that fueled violence in opposition to the Rohingya group in Myanmar.

Sandberg will not be an worker after Sept. 30, however will stay on Meta’s board and obtain compensation as a non-employee director, the Fb proprietor mentioned in a regulatory submitting.

Beforehand, Meta spent closely on the safety of its prime executives. In April, the corporate revealed it paid $26.8 million for Zuckerberg’s safety element and personal jet. The estimated whole variety of safety particulars for Sandberg is unknown.

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Meta didn’t instantly reply to a Fox Information Digitals request for remark.

Reuters contributed to this put up.

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