Later that week, the company made a confession that it had sold ads worth $100,000 to Russian agents. Ditto, Google has also promised some transparency. This came after customers complained about the company’s algorithms that were placing commercials to YouTube videos that promoted hate speech and terrorism. Assuming that the executives of these platforms appear before the House and Senate Intelligence Committee, they should be accountable for the transparency that they have been preaching all along. While talking in an interview with the Wired back in April, Mr. Dorsey talked about the importance of ensuring that there is an open exchange of information. These are companies that keep track of internet wanderings of its people as well as their spending habits. By analyzing your clicks and likes, these technology companies get to determine what kind of ads they will display on your screen. Proving the authenticity of a social media user is another big deal. A high profile case involves Jane Skinner Goodell, the former Fox News anchor who is currently married to National Football League commissioner Rodger Goodell. The Wallstreet Journal managed to discover that she had created a fake account under the name Jones Smith. She used this account to attack journalists.