08.29.18

ADVISORY: Senate Intel to Hold Open Hearing with Social Media Executives

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, announced the Committee will hold an open hearing on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 to examine social media companies’ responses to foreign influence operations on social media platforms.

The hearing follows an August 1 open hearing that featured testimony from third-party social media experts.

Hearing Details

What: “Foreign Influence Operations and Their Use of Social Media Platforms”

Witnesses:

  • Mr. Jack Dorsey, Chief Executive Officer, Twitter Inc.
  • Ms. Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook
  • Mr. Larry Page, Chief Executive Office, Alphabet (Invited)

When: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.

Where: Dirksen Senate Office Building Room 50