Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman used the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco Tuesday night as an opportunity to quell users’ fears about oversaturation of advertising on the social network, saying that Facebook’s recently introduced Paper iOS application will not feature any ads in the near future, and that there will not be a large increase in ads on the mobile News Feed in 2014.
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman will participate in a question-and-answer session at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference next week.
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is crafting quite the literary career for herself, following up the release of her book, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, by penning a new foreword for the new release of 2009 title Getting to 50/50: How Working Parents Can Have It All By Sharing It All, by Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober.
I recently caught up with Neenz Faleafine, who has worked on a variety of political campaigns as a social media director and consultant. There’s so much talk about what social media can do for brands, but it’s just as effective in the political arena. Reputation management is even more critical there, so these lessons will definitely extrapolate to your business social marketing.
Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer announced plans to tighten her company’s focus on mobile applications and align it more closely with Facebook while speaking at an investors’ conference in San Francisco Tuesday hosted by Goldman Sachs.
Social media marketing software creator GroSocial was acquired Tuesday by sales and marketing software provider Infusionsoft, with the latter using some of the $54 million in growth capital financing it raised earlier this month, led by Goldman Sachs, to add social media to its arsenal.
The Open Compute Foundation welcomed a new chief operating officer: Cole Crawford, who has been involved in the open-source sector since 1992, holding positions at OpenStack and Nebula, as well as advising the Linux Foundation.