Above video LIVE & replay: Congressional Hearing 5 Sep 2018 at 1:30pm EDT, Twitter: Transparency and Accountability.
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) announced on Aug 24, 2018, that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey would testify before the full committee at 1:30pm EDT, Wednesday, September 5, 2018, regarding Twitter’s algorithms and content monitoring.
“Twitter is an incredibly powerful platform that can change the national conversation in the time it takes a tweet to go viral. When decisions about data and content are made using opaque processes, the American people are right to raise concerns. This committee intends to ask tough questions about how Twitter monitors and polices content, and we look forward to Mr. Dorsey being forthright and transparent regarding the complex processes behind the company’s algorithms and content judgement calls”--Chairman Walden.Witness: Mr. Jack Dorsey, CEO, Twitter, Inc.
Witness Invitation (pdf) and Prepared Testimony (pdf)
See also U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee Hearing Sep 5, 2018, 9:30am EDT, witnesses Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook) and Jack Dorsey (Twitter).
Documents: Hearing Notice (pdf) below, and Background Memo (pdf) embed further below.
ANNOUNCEMENT: Details on hearing with Twitter CEO @Jack >> https://t.co/r0Lkf9KCrA pic.twitter.com/EEDo6CfPya— Energy and Commerce (@HouseCommerce) August 29, 2018
It’s an honor to be able to speak to the American people on behalf of our service. We realize Twitter is used by many as a public square, and our singular objective as a company is to help increase the health and integrity of conversations found within.— jack (@jack) August 31, 2018