Sheryl Sandberg Takes Facebook Message to Capitol Hill

By Jennifer Moire Comment

Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer at Facebook, is doing a full-on tour of Washington, D.C., this week, talking about small business issues, attending a state dinner at the White House and visiting with members of Congress.

According to Facebook spokespeople, Sandberg is:

Taking the company’s message about the positive impact of Facebook on small business to Capitol Hill this week… She will be meeting with lawmakers to share that small business success story — and others like it — and to discuss Facebook’s new small business boost program, announced jointly with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in September.

Facebook won’t disclose which lawmakers Sandberg is meeting with on the Hill.

We thought it might be fun to guess based on Facebook followers, as reflected in our Election Tracker.

If there were members of Congress who might appreciate Facebook’s message the most, it might be those with the most Facebook followers, such as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent, or Texas Congressman and GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul.

Conversely, members who don’t have a strong base of support on the social networking site, such as Representatives Joe Barton, a Republican in Texas,