Snap, TikTok, YouTube are next up for Senate grilling on impact on kids

Snap, TikTok, YouTube are next up for Senate grilling on impact on kids

Snap, TikTok, YouTube are next up for Senate grilling on impact on kids

Executives from Alphabet Inc.
GOOGL,
-0.13%

GOOG,
-0.20%

parent Google’s YouTube, Snap Inc.
SNAP,
-1.22%
,
and TikTok are scheduled to testify Oct. 26 for the next Senate panel inquisition on social media’s impact on kids. Facebook Inc.
FB,
+0.01%

faced a similar reckoning late last month. Next week’s hearing will be held by Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., who chastised Facebook for knowingly allowing policies on Instagram that are harmful to teens following a blockbuster report in the Wall Street Journal. In a subsequent statement Wednesday, Blumenthal demanded that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and Instagram head Adam Mosseri testify next week.