WATCH: Experts testify about domestic extremism on social media in Senate hearing

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearing Thursday about how social media platforms amplify domestic extremist content.

Watch the hearing in the player above.

The hearing comes amid heightened scrutiny of one of the world’s largest social media platforms — Facebook — and the California-based company’s decisions to prioritize growth over other concerns.

Witnesses in Thursday’s hearing included experts from the Anti-Defamation League, Stanford Law School and University of Miami.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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