Facebook, Twitter, Google executives to testify at US Senate Russia hearing

A 3D-printed Facebook logo standing on a PC motherboard.
A 3D-printed Facebook logo standing on a PC motherboard.PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Executives from Facebook , Twitter and Alphabet's Google will testify on Tuesday (Oct 31) before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

Facebook general counsel Colin Stretch, Twitter acting general counsel Sean Edgett, and Richard Salgado, Google's director of law enforcement and information security, are among the witnesses at the hearing on "ways to combat and reduce the amount of Russian propaganda and extremist content online," the Senate Judiciary subcommittee on crime and terrorism said in a statement on Friday.

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