Washington summoned Silicon Valley moguls to testify in Congress, Google notable by its absence. COO Sandberg of Facebook and CEO Dorsey of Twitter were quizzed about dealing with election meddling on social media; Ms Sandberg said her company had shut down 1.27 billion fake accounts between October 2017 and March 2018. Twitter shares shed 6 per cent, as did Netflix’s, Snap fell 4 per cent and the NASDAQ index closed 1.2 per cent lower.
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