"As you know, there is a concerted right-wing effort the world over to demonize Mr. Soros and his foundations, which I lead-an effort which has contributed to death threats and the delivery of a pipe bomb to Mr. Soros' home".
"Ms. Sandberg has overseen an aggressive lobbying campaign to combat Facebook's critics, shift public anger toward rival companies and ward off damaging regulation", the Times reported, singling out the executive.
Among other demands, Color of Change called on Facebook to apologise, to terminate its public policy chief and publish all the opposition research material it compiled about the group and others.
On Wednesday, The New York Times published a scathing exposé covering Facebook's involvement in everything from the Russian Federation investigation to sex trafficking legislation.
On Russia, Zuckerberg declared in the fall of 2016 that it was "crazy" to think Facebook had been used to help Donald Trump win the United States presidency, but the report said in-house experts knew this not to be the case.
According to a report in the New York Times, Mark Zuckerberg and Apple CEO Tim Cook have a bit of a long-standing feud going on and that the Facebook-founder and now asks that his staff use Android phones.
Soros has criticised Facebook's approach to hate speech and propaganda on its global platform. He said Facebook still has to figure out who should be on the body.
The executive said she and CEO Mark Zuckerberg have acknowledged, many times, that they were too slow to respond to Russian interference during the 2016 election. But to suggest that they knew about Russian interference and either tried to ignore it or prevent investigations into what had happened is grossly unfair.
Speaking about Cooks views, Zuckerberg said they were "extremely glib" and added: "I think it's important that we don't all get Stockholm syndrome and let the companies that work hard to charge you more convince you that they actually care more about you". An official from Soros' foundation reportedly told the Times it had not supported the "Freedom from Facebook" group targeted by the company and had not made grants in support of campaigns against Facebook.
"Facebook should launch an independent investigation of what took place and to publish a full report disclosing the techniques that were used in their effort to compromise activists and George Soros".
Gaspard concluded his letter by asking Sandberg for a sit-down to hear what steps the company plans to take to "remediate the damage done by this deeply misguided - and risky effort carried out at Facebook's behest". The quotes arrived during Facebook's Cambridge Analytica data-sharing scandal, where the personal data of around 87 million Facebook users was alleged to have been improperly shared with the analytics company. Following the report, some United States lawmakers were already calling for more regulation of Facebook.