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Backlash continues against Big Tech for ‘too little, too late’ response to Capitol Hill riots

Lawmakers and activists are taking aim at Facebook, Google and Twitter for playing an indirect role in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol after outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump incited a mob to protest the outcome of the 2020 election. All three firms took measures to boot Trump off their platforms temporarily in the aftermath, though as of Friday, his Twitter account had been restored(The Washington Post, The Logic)

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