/// Live: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg at D11

May 29, 2013  |  All Things Digital


The good news for Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard side project now has more than a billion users, and is on track to do more than $6 billion in revenue this year. The bad news for Facebook: It’s not Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard side project anymore. And now it’s beholden to all those users — and the advertisers that fund the operation and investors who are waiting for the company to surpass its IPO price from a year ago. The last time Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg came to the D conference , in 2008, she showed up with Zuckerberg . This morning she’s going solo, and she’s going to have a lot to discuss — including a new book you may have heard about . 11:28 am : Greetings, Internet! Just cooling our collective heels while we wait for Mary Meeker to finish up her excellent slide presentation at D11. You can follow along with here (And you should! Just keep this tab open) Relevant for this discussion: China now has more iOS + Android users than the US. Mary wrapping up with some takeaways. For instance – hope you are brushing up on your Cantonese. Mary also makes the first of the day’s “Lean In” jokes. Mary taking extra time to push immigration reform (or, at least, immigration reform for high tech workers that Valley companies would like to hire). Mary’s off! 11:38 am : Walt and Kara are on – actually, Mary is still on, with them. Walt asks Mary if Microsoft is making a mistake by continuing to make PCs. Mary hems a bit but says, basically, yes. Full D11 Conference Coverage

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Live: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg at D11


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