BONUS TWiST Breaking News: Big tech testifies to congress over Russia’s interference in election




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In today’s emergency bonus episode of TWiST, the topic is Facebook, Google, and Twitter testifying to Congress about Russia’s interference in the U.S. 2016 presidential election. The two-day testimony saw no shortage of shocking revelations, most notably that more than 150 million people saw Russian-bought propaganda or divisive ads on Facebook alone — which is more people than voted in the election itself. Lon Harris and Austin Smith from join Jason to dissect the congressional proceedings, why & how the interference occurred, and future ramifications for the tech giants and society.

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