Twitter CEO To Testify Before House Panel


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee next month as Republican lawmakers claim that they’re victims of censorship on social media.

“Twitter is an incredibly powerful platform that can change the national conversation in the time it takes a tweet to go viral,” Rep. Greg Walden, the chairman of the panel, said in a statement.

“When decisions about data and content are made using opaque processes, the American people are right to raise concerns,” Walden continued. “This committee intends to ask tough questions about how Twitter monitors and polices content, and we look forward to Mr. Dorsey being forthright and transparent regarding the complex processes behind the company’s algorithms and content judgement calls.”

The hearing is set for Sept. 5.

Read more at The Hill.



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