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Axios360: Mike Allen interviews Sheryl Sandberg

Photo: Chuck Kennedy

Axios' Mike Allen sat down for an exclusive interview with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Thursday morning.

Why it matters: It was the first public interview of a senior Facebook executive since it was revealed Russian-backed groups bought election ads on the platform.

The conversation was held in front of a studio audience and broadcasted live on Facebook and axios.com.

Watch the full interview here.

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Guests arrive at D.C.'s Newseum to be a part of the live studio audience. Photo: Chuck Kennedy
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Mike Allen introduces Sheryl Sandberg to the stage. Photo: Chuck Kennedy
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Allen digs in on Facebook's role in Russian election meddling. Photo: Chuck Kennedy
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"Things happened on our platform in the election that should not have happened." - Sheryl Sandberg. Photo: Chuck Kennedy
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Sandberg, a champion of women's rights in the workplace, discusses LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company's latest Women in the Workplace report. Photo: Chuck Kennedy
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"I want to do a spoiler here...The world is still run by men. I'm not sure it's going that well." - Sheryl Sandberg. Photo: Chuck Kennedy