The 7 biggest moments from today’s social media hearings

Facebook and Twitter made a hotly anticipated appearance on Capitol Hill today, as top executives sat for a day’s worth of questions from lawmakers related to election interference, political bias, and more.

In the day’s first hearing, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey shared the dais with Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, for questions related to how the companies are protecting their platforms from abuse. (Google declined to send its CEO, and was represented by an empty chair.)

In the day’s second hearing, Dorsey alone faced more four hours of questions from members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Members of Congress asked mostly well informed questions about a wide range of subjects, and the tone was generally…

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