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Twitter and Facebook executives testify about bias and foreign influence on Capitol Hill

Top executives at Facebook and Twitter commenced hours of testimony Wednesday on Capitol Hill in hearings that are designed to address foreign influence and political bias, but will likely include a sprawling list of grievances against the nation's biggest and most influential social networks.

In the first hearing, Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Jack Dorsey are meeting with the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, whose members wanted assurances the platforms could protect its hundreds of millions of users

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