Sheryl Sandberg reportedly wanted to know if George Soros, who publicly criticized Facebook, was shorting the company’s stock.

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  • Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg reportedly requested opposition research on billionaire George Soros.
  • Sandberg reportedly wanted to know if Soros, who publicly criticized Facebook, was shorting the company’s stock. That news comes after it was revealed that Facebook had a relationship with the opposition-research firm, Definers Public Affairs.
  • Definers has had ties to Republican campaigns and it previously released a report that suggested Soros, a popular target for anti-Semitic and right-wing groups, was secretly funding anti-Facebook organizations.
  • Sandberg has suggested she was unaware of Facebook’s relationship with the firm.

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, reportedly requested research on billionaire George Soros, and wanted to see if the investor was shorting Facebook’s stock, the company said to multiple news organizations on Thursday.

That news comes after it was revealed that Facebook had a relationship with the opposition-research firm, Definers Public Affairs. Definers has had ties to Republican campaigns and it previously released a report that suggested Soros, a popular target for anti-Semitic and right-wing groups, was secretly funding anti-Facebook organizations.

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