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Social Media Design

Senate Judiciary Committee

Privacy Technology and the Law Subcommittee

Algorithms and Amplification: How Social Media Platforms’ Design Choices Shape Our Discourse and Our Minds

Tuesday April 27, 2021 10:00 a.m.

Room: 226 Dirksen Bldg.

Ms. Monika Bickert, Vice President for Content Policy, Facebook

Ms. Lauren Culbertson, Head of U.S. Public Policy, Twitter

Ms. Alexandra Veitch, Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy for the Americas and Emerging Markets, YouTube

Mr. Tristan Harris, Co-Founder and President, Center for Humane Technology

Dr. Joan Donovan, Research Director, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy and Lecturer in Public Policy