U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on sending subpoenas to Twitter and Facebook on October 22

FILE PHOTO: The Twitter and Facebook logo along with binary cyber codes are seen in this illustration
FILE PHOTO: The Twitter and Facebook logo along with binary cyber codes are seen in this illustration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a vote on sending subpoenas to the chief executives of Twitter and Facebook on Oct. 22, it said in a statement.

"If an agreement for voluntary testimony is not reached, the committee will vote on authorizing the subpoenas at a date to be determined," the statement said.

(Reporting by Nandita Bose and David Shepardson in Washington; Editing by Chris Reese)