Facebook adding 1,000 jobs in Ireland to help crack down on abuse
Facebook is planning to add 1,000 new jobs in Ireland by the end of the year, primarily to help crack down on abuse on the website.

Reuters reported that Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, while speaking in Dublin on Monday, said the jobs were an outgrowth of the company having "ramped up investment in safety and security."
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“We’re not the same company we were, even a few years ago, and that is something we have to prove. We have massively ramped up investment in safety and security. This means jobs. We do a lot of that in Ireland and today we’re going to be hiring an additional 1,000 people in Ireland in the next year alone," Sandberg said, according to the news service.
 
She added that the social media platform had "a hard time these last few years" and needs "to do a better job keeping people safe on our platform."
 
Sandberg's speech in Dublin came after a weekend conference in Munich, where she talked about the company's need to regain trust after a breach last year that exposed tens of millions of users information. 
 
"We need to stop abuse more quickly and we need to do better to protect people's data. We have acknowledged our mistakes," Sandberg said, CNBC reported
 
The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly considering hitting the company with a "record-setting fine" for violating an agreement with the government to protect users' data, according to The Washington Post.