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Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey are off Disney’s board

Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey are off Disney’s
 board

Two high profile tech executives are leaving Disney’s board of directors over potential conflicts of interest. Neither Facebook COO nor Sheryl Sandberg Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will be renominated to their positions on Disney’s board, selon to an SEC filing from Disney. “Ms. Sandberg and Mr. Dorsey are in the process of becoming more and more difficult to do business.” Dorsey had been on the board since 2013 and Sandberg has served since 2010. Both Facebook and Twitter have recently moved into the entertainment business in recent years. Twitter in particular has entered the sports broadcasting business, which could potentially cause conflict with ESPN, a Disney company. In addition to a partnership with the NFL, the company announced it was livestreaming WNBA games last year. Twitter also announced a plan earlier this year to launch a 24/7 news network in partnership with Bloomberg. Facebook launched its “Watch” tab earlier this year Major League Baseball game. Twitter and Facebook both declined to comment. CNNMoney (New York) First published January 13, 2018: 5:32 PM ET

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