Tech CEOs questioned over how misinformation spreads on social media


Like the January 6th attack on the U. S Capitol, which was largely planned and documented on platforms including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. So should social media companies be responsible for that? That's essentially what Pennsylvania Congressman Mike Doyle, a Democrat, asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a hearing today. Yes or no? Do you do bear some responsibility for what happened? Congressman. Our responsibility is to make sure that we build effective system stuff. This is not the answer The question. The heads of Google and Twitter also testified at that hearing. These companies are among NPR's financial supporters and NPR Tech correspondent Shannon

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