Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to testify before House panel on September 5
Twitter Chairman Jack Dorsey moderates a panel discussion on Sept. 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan [AFP]

Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Sept. 5 on the social media company’s algorithms and content monitoring, the committee said on Friday.

“This committee intends to ask tough questions about how Twitter monitors and polices content, and we look forward to Mr. Dorsey being forthright and transparent regarding the complex processes behind the company’s algorithms and content judgment calls,” Republican Representative Greg Walden, the panel’s chairman, said in a statement.

Reporting by Eric Beech