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Facebook's Sandberg: "We do fire people"

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and CTO Mike Schroepfer
Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg and CTO Mike Schroepfer at Code Conference. Photo: Asa Mathat for Vox Media

Why wasn’t anyone at Facebook fired over the situation with Cambridge Analytica?

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg took that first question on stage at the Code Conference Tuesday and replied, "We do fire people at Facebook. We don’t trot them out and make examples of them."

Buck stops with Zuck: Ultimately, Sandberg said, these problems lie on the shoulders of the company's founder and CEO: "Mark [Zuckerberg] has said very clearly on Cambridge Analytica, he designed the platform and he designed the policies and he holds himself responsible."