Users’ privacy on social media, in particular, has been the topic of a heated debate for the last few months. Following Facebook’s privacy scandal, social networks are being scrutinized.
Users and lawmakers have demanded that social networks take immediate action and make the necessary changes to better protect their digital community members.
As Facebook continues to deal with a PR nightmare that ignited following the Cambridge Analytica scandal that hit the media in March, other social media giants are being called upon to not only better protect users, but to also help improve policy.
Last week, Twitter's CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey appeared in a hearing held by the House Energy and Commerce where he was drilled by lawmakers.
“Twitter’s success and growth rate has been extraordinary, but it has not been without controversy,” said House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR.)
“Humans are recommending changes to Twitter’s policies. Humans can make mistakes … how Twitter manages those mistakes is critically important.”Read More