The chief executives of Fb Inc and Twitter Inc are in talks with Home of Representatives lawmakers to testify at a listening to as early as subsequent month, Politico reported on Friday, citing individuals accustomed to the plans.
The precise focus of the listening to isn’t but clear, the report mentioned.
Fb has mentioned making its chief govt, Mark Zuckerberg, accessible to seem earlier than the Home Vitality and Commerce Committee, the report mentioned, citing two individuals. Twitter and its chief, Jack Dorsey, have mentioned the identical, Politico mentioned, citing one individual.
The Politico report mentioned the looks of the Fb and Twitter CEOs could possibly be contingent on them testifying collectively alongside Sundar Pichai, chief govt of Google and its mum or dad firm, Alphabet Inc.
A agency date has not but been set for listening to, nevertheless it may come as early as March, the report mentioned, citing sources.
Fb and Google didn’t instantly reply to Reuters requests for remark. The Home Vitality and Commerce Committee and Twitter declined to remark.
All three chiefs appeared at a listening to of the Senate Commerce Committee in October. Republican lawmakers questioned them about their content material moderation choices whereas Democrats primarily targeted on inadequate actions in opposition to misinformation that interfered with the election.