U.S. social media firms to testify on violent, extremist online content
Reuters | Wed, September 11, 2019 02:48 EDT
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The Sept. 18 hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee follows growing concern in Congress about the use of social media by people committing mass shootings and other violent acts. Last week, the owner of 8chan, an online message board linked to several recent mass shootings, gave a deposition on Capitol Hill.
(Reporting by David Shepardson, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien)
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