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Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee spent Tuesday’s hearing chiding the CEOs of Facebook and Twitter for not stepping up their censorship efforts — despite Twitter’s unprecedented gagging of The Post’s account for two weeks and frequent masking of President Trump’s tweets.
Members of the panel grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey for over four hours Tuesday as the pair face accusations of anti-conservative bias and censorship by the right and being lax on “misinformation” by the left.
They appeared to be unaware of the recent news that Twitter had slapped warning labels on more than 300,000 “potentially misleading” tweets regarding the 2020 election.
Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) asked Zuckerberg during her questioning what Facebook had done to quell “the spread of misinformation” by Trump with regard to his posts about winning the 2020 presidential election.
“Senator, I’m very worried about this, especially any misinformation or content that could incite violence and during such a volatile period like this, one of our top priorities is making sure that people don’t use our platform to organize any violence or civil unrest,” Zuckerberg replied.
To Feinstein, the answer was insufficient. She went …
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