Listen: Jack Dorsey, Twitter, Nike discussed on WBBM Programming
"Bs news weekend roundup, I'm Steve Dorsey members of congress growth executives at two of the world's top social media platforms Wednesday, nearly two years after the two thousand sixteen elections. Facebook and Twitter executives told the Senate panel their companies were not properly equipped to stop misinformation campaigns on their platforms. We were too slow to spot this and too slow to act we found ourselves unprepared and ill equipped for the city of the problems that we've acknowledged base books Sheryl Sandberg. And Twitter's Jack Dorsey said, they learn from the past and that they are coordinating with other social media companies and law enforcement to stop bad actors finding inauthentic behavior as a challenge. And I think you're seeing us put veal resources to bear Dorsey said Twitter has suspended over three thousand accounts believed to be linked to the same Russian internet agency identified in special counsel, Robert Muller's indictment. Google was also invited to the Senate hearing, but declined the invitation Alex Jones host of the now cancelled web program info wars attended the hearing as a spectator. The real election meddling is by Facebook and Google and others are shadow banning people outright manning people Dorsey was pressed on Twitter band, while appearing solo before a house panel later in the day our policies, and our algorithms don't take an consideration any affiliation philosophy. Where viewpoint Dorsey testified thousands of accounts, including some lawmakers were inadvertently caught in its filtering algorithm. Nicole Killian CBS news Capitol Hill. Jack Dorsey, no relation to me. Nikes facing backlash from some customers after the sportswear company featured former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in an ad campaign. Throwing this in the fire, Colin fabrics. Now, the face of some lit their Nike shoes on fire sharing the video on social media. Sorry, Nike buying you from a past twenty plus years. Not anymore. It's part of Nikes thirtieth anniversary of its just do it campaign. But it's not sitting well with some Nike fans Suzy Burkhardt says, you won't find her sporting the Swoosh I thought about it this morning and last night when I was getting ready to decide what is gonna wear. I swear I'm not wearing any Nike."