Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg reportedly asked employees to do research on George Soros following a speech he gave criticizing the social media giant.
Sandberg sent an email to senior communications and policy executives in January that asked them to look into the billionaire’s financial interests, The New York Times reported on Thursday.
Soros had given a speech at the World Economic Forum, where he branded Facebook a “menace to society.” Facebook conducted research and discovered Soros was behind funding for a group called Freedom from Facebook.
The social media company recently admitted to hiring an opposition research firm — called Definers Public Affairs — to probe Soros. – READ MORE