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Did Russia meddle in US polls? Twitter, FB execs to testify before Congress

Larry Page, CEO of Google's parent company Alphabet, also has been invited to the hearing

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Top executives at and are set to appear before Congress next week as lawmakers continue probing efforts by and other countries to influence social media platforms and meddle in

CEO and Facebook's chief operating officer are scheduled to testify Wednesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Larry Page, CEO of Google's parent company Alphabet, also has been invited to the hearing. Lawmakers so far have rejected Google's offer to send a lower-level executive, and the search giant has not committed to sending Page to testify.

The committee is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election and connections to President Donald Trump's campaign.

Dorsey is set to testify later Wednesday before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

First Published: Thu, August 30 2018. 08:19 IST
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