| Clip Of Dustin Volz on Russia's Use of Social Media

Video Clip: Russia's Use of Social Media


Reuters' Dustin Volz discusses executives with Facebook, Twitter and Google testifying on Capitol Hill on Russia’s use of social media in the 2016 election.

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  • Lesson Plan: Senate Committee Hearing on Social Media & Russian Interference

    The Senate Intelligence Committee held a hearing on Russia and social media influence in the 2016 election. Executives from Facebook, Twitter and Google testified about the measures their companies are taking to protect users after the 2016 election from misleading and malicious content. In this lesson, students will hear from elected officials and executives from these corporations regarding Russian interference on social media platforms, see examples of false posts and advertisements and learn about the improvements they plan on making to prevent these circumstances from occurring again.