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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter will appear before U.S. lawmakers on Thursday at a hearing to discuss foreign influence and election security, the House Intelligence Committee said in a statement.
The remote hearing will discuss the technology industry’s actions since the 2016 U.S. election, state-sponsored disinformation efforts, and other related issues ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential contest, the panel said on Tuesday.
It will also look at misinformation campaigns amid the novel coronavirus outbreak and recent protests over racism and policing.
Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chris Reese