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Social media giants called to testify by US Congress

Social media giants called to testify by US Congress
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By Robert Hackwill
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Google, Facebook & Twitter gave been called to testify by the Congressional Investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

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Three of the biggest social media giants on the planet, Facebook, Google and Twitter, have been called to testify in front of the Congressional investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

Tweeter-in-chief Donald Trump has made Twitter into a powerful alt-advertising media of his own, but says Facebook is lined up alongside the ‘lamestream’ media.

Facebook was always anti-Trump.The Networks were always anti-Trump hence,Fake News, nytimes</a>(apologized) & <a href="https://twitter.com/wapo?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">WaPo were anti-Trump. Collusion?

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 27 septembre 2017

The trio is expected to give public testimony from November 1 but as yet none have confirmed they will attend.

House Intel Comm will hold October hearing with tech firms. American people need to hear from them, and see divisive and cynical Russian ads https://t.co/YtexMvIM3G

— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) September 27, 2017

The three companies have already been summoned to testify in front of the US Senate.

Artificial intelligence pioneer calls for the breakup of Big Tech https://t.co/0JQsaaStZDpic.twitter.com/tsTWppWvzt

— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) September 22, 2017

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