Sheryl Sandberg Says Facebook Needs to Do More to Protect Civil Rights

Company released update to ongoing audit as NAACP called for boycott

In a post introducing the results of the audit, Sandberg said that Facebook was taking the Senate reports “incredibly seriously.” Getty Images

A day after the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released two reports showing how Russian trolls targeted black Americans on Facebook and Instagram, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg released an update to an ongoing civil rights audit and said that the company was “committed” to addressing issues of discrimination and election interference on the platform.

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@kelseymsutton Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.