What We Learned From Facebook and Twitter’s Wednesday Hearings

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Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday.

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday morning to answer a range of questions about the social media companies’ policies, their handling of disinformation and how they were addressing bots and other “bad actors” on the platforms. Representatives for Google did not attend after declining to send a high-ranking executive.

@kelseymsutton kelsey.sutton@adweek.com Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.
@martyswant martin.swant@adweek.com Marty Swant is a former technology staff writer for Adweek.