November 17, 2020
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday admitted it was a “mistake” to lock the New York Post out of its Twitter account and to restricting the spread of the newspaper’s October exposé about Hunter Biden and his foreign business dealings.
On Tuesday at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing about amending Section 230, as well as the social media giant’s practices when it comes to its misinformation, the Twitter chief admitted that the move was wrong. Also attending the hearing was Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and both tech czars had to answer questions regarding the reasoning behind their policies, as well as questions about ‘hacked materials’ policies and the 2020 presidential election.
Both social media platforms have been heavily criticized by conservatives, with conservatives saying that the sites censor and restrict content that promotes conservative politics.
“We recognize it as a mistake that we made, both in terms of the intention of the policy and also the enforcement