The Wall Street Journal: Facebook, Google, Twitter asked to appear before Senate again to discuss Russian meddling

WASHINGTON — Representatives from Facebook Inc. FB, +1.32% , Alphabet Inc.’s GOOGL, +1.41%GOOG, +1.25% Google and Twitter Inc. TWTR, +4.86% have been invited to appear before the U.S. Senate in September for another hearing on foreign activity on their networks.

According to two people familiar with the matter, the three tech companies have been invited to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee during the first week of September as part of the panel’s work on investigating Russian activity during the 2016 election.

Tech companies, particularly Facebook and Twitter, have been under intense scrutiny from regulators over the use of their platform by Russians during the 2016 election.

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