Facebook’s Sandberg and Twitter’s Dorsey defend their companies at Senate Intelligence hearing

By: Matt Binder, Mashable, September 5, 2018

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee this morning to defend each of their companies in what is now the fourth hearing on social media that pertains to Russian interference in U.S. elections, propaganda, and fake accounts.

“There’s an empty chair next to you from Google, they’re not here today. Maybe it’s because they’re arrogant,” said Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) blasting the search engine. Rubio then referenced a recent report showing how the group Campaign for Accountability was able to pose as the Russian troll farm Internet Research Agency and set up political advertising on Google’s ad network.

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