Prior to the hearing, President Donald Trump in an interview with the Daily Caller accused social media companies of interfering in the USA mid-term elections in November, without appearing to offer any evidence.
"Over the last 18 months we've met with dozens of Committee Members and briefed major Congressional Committees numerous times on our work to prevent foreign interference in U.S. elections", a Google spokesperson said in an email.
"Over the last 18 months we've met with dozens of Committee Members and briefed major Congressional Committees numerous times on our work to prevent foreign interference in USA elections", a Google spokesperson said in a statement.
"I'm skeptical that, ultimately, you'll be able to truly address this challenge on your own", he told the hearing with Dorsey and Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg.
She is planning to tell the Senate committee that Facebook is removing fake accounts and pages, employing fact-checkers to stop the spread of inaccurate information, and more prominently disclosing which organization has paid for an advertisement that a Facebook user sees.
Lawmakers also criticized Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google for refusing to send top executives to testify in the Senate on foreign efforts to influence USA politics, with just weeks before the November 6 congressional elections. "It violated the values of our company and of the country we love", Sandberg said in her written statement, which Facebook shared with Fortune.
"That's on us", she wrote. Shares of other tech companies, including Alphabet GOOGL.O and Snap SNAP.N , were also down.
Some Republicans have also charged social media companies with bias against Trump and other conservatives.
The statement from Dorsey released by a House panel covered questions about foreign influence operations on social media as well as accusations of political bias.
Republicans control majorities in both the Senate and House, but the House's approach to the election issue has been far more partisan than in the Senate.
Instead, an empty chair, complete with a glass of water, joined Sandberg and Dorsey on the dais.
The news is the latest sign that the USA government, which has so far been reluctant to regulate internet companies, is scrutinising them more closely.
Other have called for people to give their Nike items to homeless veterans instead of throwing them away or burning them. Nike's shares dropped by 2% after the sports brand launched its new campaign with American footballer Colin Kaepernick .
Louis, Murphy's bar opened past year for the first time since Hurricane Katrina; members of his family have owned it since 1982. Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect for southeast Louisiana, and Hurricane Warnings are in effect for coastal MS and Alabama.
Xi also announced that China would waive the debt of the poorest African countries that have diplomatic ties with Beijing . Through Focac, Africa was looking at China as a partner to achieve the goals set out in Agenda 2063.
IF Ducey loses and Kyl doesn't want to continue, Ducey will have to appoint a replacement before his term ends. Recall that John McCain 2017 was struggling with a bad disease and died on the night of 26 August.
Fox News has reached out to the White House for additional clarification, and the Justice Department did not immediately respond. Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the indictments of two Republican congressman.
Some of the issues he's raised have either already been examined or are in the process of being investigated. Trump paced on stage at the Ford Center during the moments it took for the protester to be led out.
The analysts from KeyBanc are also thinking the 6.5-inch iPhone XS Plus will cost more than Apple's current flagship model. A separate report coming from Europe indicates that the 6.1-inch LCD iPhone will cost exactly the same as the iPhone 8 .
That's not to say Bouchette is a team mouthpiece, but logic and observing practice led to him putting his assessment out there. Mike Tomlin needed one word to describe why he feels better about Le'Veon Bell's absence this year compared to last.
Earlier this week, Bruce Ohr testified before House Republicans over his ties to the dossier and its author Christopher Steele . In December 2017, Ohr was reassigned from his job in the deputy attorney general's office and given new responsibilities.
Her exit was followed by that of two other women, according to another video shared by another activist, Fox News reported. That's far more than for any previous Supreme Court nominee, but millions of pages have been withheld.
The five-time Ballon d'Or victor boasts 140 million followers on Instagram, 120 million on Facebook and 74.3 million on Twitter. The longer he goes without a goal, the quicker the pressure will ramp up and the criticism from the Italian press won't subside.
Amazon Joins Apple as Second Trillion-Dollar Company
In the second quarter, AWS booked $6.1 billion in sales (up 49%), and generated an operating income of $1.64 billion (up 79%). Jeff Bezos , the founder and CEO - who is already the world's richest man - saw his personal fortune rise on Tuesday as well.
Russian air strikes batter Syria's Idlib: monitor
President Trump tweeted yesterday addressing to not attack Idleb because the operation could leave hundreds of people dead. That follows statements Monday by Iran's Foreign Ministry saying Idlib should be cleared of "terrorists".
Petrol price hits a record high in Mumbai
Diesel rates had hit Rs 69.31 a litre on May 28, but this record was breached on August 27 and on Monday they hit a fresh high. Nearly half of the retail selling price of the two fuel is made up of central and state taxes.
Samsung Mocked iPhone in Its New "Ingenius" Ads
In addition, the Note 9 boasts a more powerful 64-bit octa-core processor along with a larger, more powerful battery. A slightly upgraded spec on an iPhone is unlikely to convince a Galaxy Note lover to switch brands, and vice versa.
Naomi Osaka, Novak Djokovic advance to U.S. Open quarters
Keys lost to Sloane Stephens in last year's final, and also lost to Stephens again this year in the French Open semifinals. Djokovic, the No. 6 seed in the men's draw, is 28-0 at the US Open when facing an opponent ranked outside the Top 50.
Eagles expected to start Nick Foles in opener
Pederson replied. "I don't want to put my game plan out there for everybody to see it and read it, and teams can scheme". Foles has been starting for Philly since late last season, when MVP candidate Carson Wentz tore his ACL.
Pentagon moves to scrap US$300m in aid to Pakistan
Faulkner said the Pentagon aimed to spend the $300 million on "other urgent priorities" if approved by Congress. Qureshi said the money was part of the Coalition Support Fund. "We have spent it", Qureshi said.