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Livestream: Twitter, Facebook and YouTube Policy Officials Testify Before Senate Judiciary

By Tia Sewell
Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 9:59 AM

On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law will hold a hearing on how social media platforms' design choices shape our discourse and our minds. The subcommittee will hear testimony from Monika Bickert, the vice president for content policy at Facebook; Lauren Culbertson, the head of U.S. public policy at Twitter; Alexandra Veitch, the director of governmental affairs and public policy for the Americas and emerging markets at YouTube; Tristan Harris, the co-founder and president of the Center for Humane Technology; and Joan Donovan, the research director for the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University. 

You can watch a livestream of the hearing here or below: