Earlier this month, the Washington Post reported that representatives from top tech companies such as Facebook, Google and Twitter met with Trump administration officials about the possibility of developing a tool that could scan social media posts to help predict mass shootings.

One day later, CNN ran a story about a draft executive order from the White House that would create new laws surrounding how and when social media platforms remove or block content on their platforms while assigning crucial roles regarding the proposals to both the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission.

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