It’s been almost a year since America elected President Donald Trump, and finally, we’re about to learn more about how Google, Facebook, and Twitter were used by outside forces to secure that victory.
The top lawyers for each of those companies will testify before Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday on the influence of social media in the 2016 election. Lawmakers will most likely ask about Russian interference and the spread of fake news. Meanwhile, the companies will try to defend their actions (or lack thereof) in the hopes of avoiding looming government regulations.
The companies have also been trying to get ahead of the game by imposing some new rules on themselves. …
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