Disney’s video streaming plans mean Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg have to leave its board
|01/13/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The CEO of Twitter and COO of Facebook are leaving Disney’s board due to conflicts of interest, as Disney gears up to launch a digital streaming service to rival Netflix.
On Friday, the entertainment giant announced that chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and chief exec Jack Dorsey will not not be seeking re-election to its board.
For years, companies like Facebook and Twitter have insisted that they are technology firms rather than traditional media companies. But in recent months they have faced increased scrutiny over their responsibility for the media that appears on their platforms. Meanwhile, Disney is preparing read more >>>