Senators say tech CEOs have ‘blood’ on their hands, Zuckerberg apologizes: Live updates

The chief executives of five major social media companies appeared before senators Wednesday for a highly anticipated hearing on the harms children and teens face online.

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, X CEO Linda Yaccarino, TikTok CEO Shou Chew, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and Discord CEO Jason Citron testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee for a Wednesday hearing entitled “Big Tech and the Online Child Sexual Exploitation Crisis.”

The hearing focused on the prevalence on sexual exploitation on social media, what tech CEOs were doing to fight it and growing rage among parents over a lack of federal action.

Here are the highlights from the contentious hearing.

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