Top Facebook, Twitter executives to testify in September on US election meddling
Updated : July 26, 2018 10:36 PM IST
The source confirmed a BuzzFeed report that Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey will attend the hearing.
The office of Senator Richard Burr, who chairs the Intelligence Committee, confirmed comments he made to BuzzFeed that he had invited Facebook, Twitter and Google parent Alphabet Inc to testify in early September.
In February, US intelligence agencies warned that Russia will try to interfere in the 2018 US mid-term elections by using social media to spread propaganda and misleading reports, much as it did in the 2016 campaign.