NPR: Social Media Site Gab Is Surging, Even As Critics Blame It For Capitol Violence

NPR: Social Media Site Gab Is Surging, Even As Critics Blame It For Capitol Violence. “The plans to storm the Capitol were unfolding online in plain sight on niche social media sites and Facebook and Twitter long before the attack happened on Jan 6. Critics say social media companies, to varying degrees, permitted talk of the violence to persist without cracking down enough. As federal investigators launch criminal cases against some of the perpetrators of the violence, a growing chorus advocates and lawmakers say tech companies bear some responsibility, too.”

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