Dorsey saidTwitter was working closely with state election officials.
Democrats focused their criticism mainly on hate speech, misinformation and other content that can incite violence, keep people from voting or spread falsehoods about the coronavirus.
Democratic Members of the Committee criticized the timing of the hearing, noting that it was six days before the election and could unethically affect the arc of the political debate.
Committee Chairman Roger Wicker opened the hearing by accusing tech companies of implementing an "apparent double standard" under Section 230 to the detriment of conservatives.
Proponents of Section 230 contend that the law is the foundation of free speech on the Internet.
An aide to Senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat from OR who originally co-authored Section 230, said the senator urges caution on steps that could limit free speech online. Critics in both parties say that immunity under Section 230 of the law enables the social media companies to abdicate their responsibility to impartially moderate content.
Cruz pointed out the New York Post is still blocked from tweeting from their account, to which Dorsey responded that the publication can regain access if they delete their original tweet, though he said they can then tweet "the exact same" article again afterward. Zuckerberg said he broadly supports legislative concepts aimed at boosting transparency on companies' content decisions.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey argued that the legal provision that provides a liability shield should not be changed.
Job cut nation: Exxon Mobil to lay off 1,900 USA employees
It has promised to shed more than US$10 billion (S$13.7 billion) this year in project spending and cut operating expenses 15%. The company lost almost $1.7bn in the first six months of the year and is expected to post another quarterly loss on Friday.
Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., questioned why Twitter flagged some of Trump's tweets but did not take action on tweets from Iranian Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Independent studies of social media have found little credible evidence to suggest that the technology is biased against right-wing viewpoints.
Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg clash over political advertisements during the Big Tech hearings.
Under Mr Dorsey's leadership, the company has introduced several rules around what can and can't be posted on the social network over concerns that they could be used to influence voters and impact democracy.
Starting Tuesday, Facebook didn't accept any new political advertising.
Last week, the Justice Department sued Google for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising - the government's most significant attempt to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. He further stated that Google directs online traffic to news publishers, shares a majority of revenue back to publishers, and has pledged over $1 billion to publishers to license news content.
The companies have invoked the federal law - Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act - in one court case after another to dismiss potentially costly lawsuits over messages, videos and other content created by users. Members on both sides of the aisle have expressed a willingness to amend Section 230, but given the motivations for reform are very different, reaching bipartisan compromise on legislation may prove hard.
We bet she would make for a resplendent bride on her D-day and these pictures from her pre-wedding ceremonies are proof of it. For the mehendi , Kajal looked gorgeous in a mint coloured floral printed ethnic outfit from the studios of Anita Dongre.
The stronger dollar makes oil more expensive for holders of foreign currencies, which traders said weighed on crude prices. That was the lowest for Brent since October 2 and the lowest for WTI since October 5.
Bayern Munich is now preparing for their Champions League clash against Lokomotiv Moscow , slated to take place on Tuesday. But Bayern Munich's Goretzka did better , heading in a flawless Benjamin Pavard cross.
In August a year ago , Google shared a new set of hardware and sustainability commitments to reduce its impact on the environment. The sustainable fabric cover was introduced with the Nest Mini a year ago .
Legault à son interpellation par les propriétaires des centres d'activités physiques, lesquels comptent se rebeller jeudi. On interdisait aussi la pratique des sports d'équipe, de même que les rassemblements privés, en famille ou entre amis.
Nice's mayor Christian Estrosi tweeted: "Everything suggests a terrorist attack", and the attacker shouted "Allahu Akbar". The attacker had said he wanted to punish Mr Paty for showing pupils cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in a civics lesson.
Le but est même double avec la possibilité de distancer, dès ce soir, un concurrent direct pour la qualification en 16e de finale. Dans un stade Pierre Mauroy à huis clos, le Losc espère poursuivre sa belle série ce jeudi face aux Ecossais du Celtic .
Tiger Woods , second behind Nicklaus on golf's all-time majors list, joined Nicklaus and Trump for one round in 2019. Nicklaus, who has always been friends and played golf with the president, said he's learned to look past some of Mr.
Early voting in Oklahoma starts Thursday
Unfortunately, polls reveal a stark partisan difference between those voting by mail and those voting in person. There are also higher rejection rates among mail-in ballots, which could turn the tide in a close election.
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The U.S. government also has the option to purchase up to an additional 650,000 vials for $812.5 million, the U.S. The antibody therapy is similar to a drug from Regeneron that was given to Trump during his bout with COVID-19.