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.
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.