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Video: My interview with Facebook's Sparapani on censorship, privacy

Facebook still thinks of itself as a small company, an iconic Silicon Valley start-up more focused on innovation and monetizing those tech ideas than in policy debates in Washington.

But with 1,200 employees and 400 million users, the company is at the center of divisive policy debates on international censorship online and Web privacy.

The company has responded by adding two more staffers to its office of three, following in the footsteps of Microsoft and Google, which grew their lobbying shops as their prominence increased.

Here’s an interview with Tim Sparapani, policy director of Facebook, by yours truly and C-SPAN's "Communicators" host Peter Slen:

Donald E. Graham, chairman of The Washington Post Co., sits on the board of Facebook.

By Cecilia Kang  |  March 9, 2010; 2:44 PM ET
 
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