Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had already been asked by a Senate Committee to testify on November 17 on the censorship of election-related content – that was back in October, when Big Tech platforms were suppressing a damaging Hunter Biden story.
But now, after the post-election censorship where legal challenges about potential voter fraud or election malpractice are taking place, instead of waiting for a judge to rule, Big Tech platforms are censoring complaints of voter fraud.
Both Facebook and Twitter have been putting “misinformation” labels on content expressing concerns about election fraud. More than half of the President’s tweets since election day have been labeled or fully censored.
In light of post-election censorship, the hearing that Zuckerberg and Dorsey are attending on Tuesday has been renamed “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election” and will take place at 10AM Eastern.
The hearing comes less than three weeks after a similar hearing where big tech companies’ CEOs were grilled over biased censorship, among other things.
We are yet to see any significant action coming from these hearings. That said, it does put the CEO’s statements on the record.