FB COO Sheryl Sandberg: We are the No 1 thing people do on phones, no need for a smartphonehttps://indianexpress.com/photos/technology-gallery/fb-coo-sheryl-sandberg-we-are-the-no-1-thing-people-do-on-phones-no-need-for-a-smartphone/

FB COO Sheryl Sandberg: We are the No 1 thing people do on phones, no need for a smartphone

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the world’s largest social network had no intention of launching a smartphone.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg speaks about her book "Lean In : Women, Work and the Will to Lead" at an event organised by FICCI Ladies Organisation in New Delhi.

Sandberg said the world’s largest social network had no intention of launching a smartphone. (Source: Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg at an event organised by FICCI Ladies Organisation in New Delhi on Wednesday. She said: “Our mission is to connect the world. Not only do we want to connect every person to every person, we also want to enable commerce,” Sandberg said, adding that during her trip to India she has been talking to different stakeholders on how they can do personalisation at scale for marketing. (Source: Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg addressing the gathering at an event organised by FICCI Ladies Organisation in New Delhi.

Facebook now considers India its second largest market after the US as far as users are concerned. “In the US, we are by far the number one mobile app, bigger than the next seven combined,” she said. (Source: Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg addressing the gathering at an event organised by FICCI Ladies Organisation in New Delhi.

Sandberg, who has worked for Google as well as the United States Secretary of the Treasury, started her career in India in 1991 as part of a World Bank project on leprosy in Madhya Pradesh. (Source: Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal)

Sandberg in conversation with journalists at a separate event during her visit to New Delhi.

With over 100 million users and 900,000 small and medium businesses on board in India, the world's largest social networking site Facebook is in the process of monetizing its business in India, she said.