FaceBook’s Cheryl Sandberg talks World Peace

Peace Dot partner peace.facebook.com is featured in this week’s Time Magazine.  Here’s the part we love:

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, is at her most enthusiastic when she’s describing Peace.Facebook.com, part of the website that tracks the number of friendships made each day between members of groups that have historically disagreed, such as Israelis and Palestinians and Sunnis and Shi’ites. “We don’t pretend Facebook’s this profound all the time,” Sandberg says. “But is it harder to shoot at someone who you’ve connected to personally? Yeah. Is it harder to hate when you’ve seen pictures of that person’s kids? We think the answer is yes.”

Read more: http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1990582-3,00.html#ixzz0oX5KRgK5

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