The Wall Street Journal: Don’t call us a media company, Facebook leaders insist

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. — Facebook Inc. continues to resist the label of media company, but is getting even more heavily involved in content.

The social network is building new tools to make videos more compelling, including new filters that will make live videos look more painterly, said Chris Cox, Facebook’s chief product officer, at the WSJDLive conference in Laguna Beach, Calif. Those filters reinterpret a live video in the style of painters like Monet or Rembrandt.

Sandberg on Facebook’s Identity as a Media Company


Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg discusses the growing pains that come with expanding from technology platform to media company.

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