Sheryl Sandberg: We’re More Afraid Of Losing By Standing Still

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http://techcrunch.com – In an interview at New York’s IAB conference, Charlie Rose asked Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg if Facebook had ever made assumptions that weren’t right. Sheryl Sandberg confirmed yes, and referenced Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s comments about the failure of Facebook’s HTML 5 efforts at TechCrunch Disrupt. Sandberg implied that these sorts of failures were part of the company’s strategy: purposefully going big even if it means failure or slow monetization. “You want these companies taking risks,” co-interviewee Marc Andreessen said, defending Facebook’s move (IT news)