The Senate Commerce Committee has summoned Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sundar Pichai to testify for a hearing Wednesday. The CEOs agreed to appear remotely after being threatened with subpoenas.
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s recent public defense of allowing political ads on his platform -- even those containing false claims -- drew substantial scrutiny. Now, the CEO of fellow social media giant Twitter says it will stop running political ads…
The person tweeting from Dorsey's account on Friday sent tweets such as "Hitler is innocent" and, using a vulgarity, asked "bald skeleton head," referring to Dorsey, to unsuspend his account.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
President Donald Trump says he had a "great meeting" Tuesday with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after bashing the company profusely earlier in the day.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
By Associated Press
Lawmakers are sparring over whether a now-reversed change to auto-suggestions on Twitter unfairly hurt Democrats or Republicans more.
Twitter and Facebook, the world's largest social media giants, told the senators investigating Russia's tactics during the U.S. elections that they had improved their defenses, but some still lawmakers believe the companies need regulation. Meanwhile, the question of whether social…
A House hearing about social media censorship was briefly interrupted as a protester stood up and yelled at Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. A Republican congressman drowned her out using his auctioneering skills.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says Twitter "can't place the burden" on victims when it comes to reporting abuse on the service.
By Erica R. Hendry
In his prepared testimony, Dorsey said "we have learned from situations where people have taken advantage of our service and our past inability to address it fast enough." The platform has so far removed 3,843 accounts linked to the IRA,…
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