After the attack on the Capitol, social media platforms sprang into action, deleting the accounts of agitators.
Without a central place to congregate, groups have splintered off into other, darker corners of the internet. That could complicate the efforts of law enforcement to track their plans.
We ask whether the crackdown on social media has reduced the risk of violence — or just made it harder to prevent.
Guest: Sheera Frenkel, a cybersecurity reporter for The New York Times.
For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily
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