Tech Giants Face Tough Questions on Capitol Hill

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A sign is posted on the exterior of Twitter headquarters on April 26, 2017 in San Francisco, California. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook and Twitter's top executives faced a new round of questions from lawmakers Wednesday, speaking to election interference, privacy and possible regulations. Twitter's Jack Dorsey faced additional questioning from the House Committee on Energy and Commerce about a perceived liberal bias on the platform. We discuss the hearing, Google's absence from it and what this could all mean for security efforts during the 2018 elections.

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Sarah Frier, tech reporter, Bloomberg News

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