US media giants grilled at hearing on Capitol Hill

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey admits being “unprepared” for vast campaigns of manipulation that affected social media in the past few years, especially during the 2016 US presidential campaign. Dorsey is appearing before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on foreign influence campaigns on social media.

Twitter CEO: So-called ‘shadow ban’ not impartial

(5 Sep 2018) Lawmakers are sparring over whether a now-reversed change to auto-suggestions on Twitter unfairly hurt Democrats or Republicans more. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey isn’t saying which, but says he’ll follow up. (Sept. 5)

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Auctioneering Congressman drowns out protester

(5 Sep 2018) 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. (Sept. 5)

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