Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweets opening testimony during congressional hearing

This morning, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg appeared before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee to discuss foreign interference, specifically from Russia, in U.S. elections via social media.

It's both Dorsey and Sandberg's debut on Capitol Hill, and they're tasked with defending their companies and the sometimes malicious behavior that occurs on each medium.

To kick off his opening statement, Dorsey picked up his phone and said he would be tweeting out his prepared testimony.

From his Twitter account, Dorsey tweeted out 16 separate threaded tweets with the text to his statement that was read aloud to the Senate Intelligence Committee. While the tweets were clearly prepared to go beforehand, this is the first time someone live-tweeted their testimony from the hot seat at a congressional hearing. Read more...

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