U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled “Terrorism and Social Media: #IsBigTechDoingEnough?” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The hearing will examine the steps social media platforms are taking to combat the spread of extremist propaganda over the Internet.
- Ms. Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management, Facebook
- Ms. Juniper Downs, Global Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, YouTube
- Mr. Carlos Monje, Director, Public Policy and Philanthropy, U.S. & Canada, Twitter
- Mr. Clinton Watts, Robert A. Fox Fellow, Foreign Policy Research Institute
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.
Witness Panel 1
Mr. Clint WattsRobert A. Fox FellowForeign Policy Research Institute
Ms. Juniper DownsDirector Public Policy and Government RelationsYouTube
Monika BickertHead of Product Policy and Counterterrorism
Carlos Monje JrDirector, Public Policy and Philanthropy, U.S. & Canada
Chairman John Thune