Twitter and Facebook visit Capitol Hill, Apple special event coming up
Twitter and Facebook visit Capitol Hill, Apple special event coming up
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Twitter and Facebook visit Capitol Hill, Apple special event coming up

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This is CNET and hear the stories that mattered this week. Facebook and Twitter appeared on Capital Hill in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Adjourned in hearing the focused on tackling the major social networks responsiblity and plan for combating propoganda in the future. Google was also supposed to be on hand, but did not show up. Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey both spoke about the difficulties in policing the enormous amount of content on their sites, but vowed that steps are being taken to lessen the impact of misinformation, abuse and troll armies. The California Senate has approved a bill providing the strongest protections for Net Neutrality in the United States Senate bill 822 is designed to ensure all internet traffic is treated equally, and includes language to ban so called zero rating, by carriers who don't charge for data usageon certain website. The bill has been dubbed the gold statndard in net neutrality, and follows similar action in states such as Washington. And finally, apple announced it's holding a special event on September 12..... It's extremely likely that we will see new iPhones then. Meanwhile, 9to5Mac has published images of what it says are the new iPhones. There are two models, a 5.8 inch version and a 6.5 inch one. The site says they will be offered in a gold color; they might be branded with the name iPhone XS. 9to5Mac also published an image of what could be the next Apple Watch. It features a display that seems to take up the entire watch face. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play Store.

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