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Facebook, Twitter again face U.S. Congress over politics and the internet

Business Sep 5, 2018

Facebook, Twitter again face U.S. Congress over politics and the internet

Top Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. executives will defend their companies before U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday, with Facebook insisting it takes election interference seriously and Twitter denying its operations are influenced by politics. Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg will acknowledge to the Senate Intelligence ...

U.S. Congress panels probe whether Russia got Facebook data: sources

Business Apr 6, 2018

U.S. Congress panels probe whether Russia got Facebook data: sources

Investigators on two congressional panels are looking into whether Russia acquired the data of millions of Facebook users and if companies with ties to then-2016 Republican election candidate Donald Trump's campaign played any role in providing it, three sources familiar with the inquiries said. On ...