(Bloomberg) -- With technology increasingly replacing workers in industries from retail to manufacturing, Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company has a duty to help businesses create new jobs. The problem will only grow worse as artificial intelligence and automation enable organizations to do without many current employees.

"Technology is certainly replacing jobs,'' she said in an interview with Bloomberg Television. "And technology can also be used to grow jobs. It's our responsibility to help small businesses and large businesses all around the world use technology to grow their businesses so that they can grow jobs.''

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