“Jan. 6 investigators demand records from social media companies”

Politico:

The select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection is seeking a massive tranche of records from social media companies,on whose platformsmany defendants charged in the Capitol attackplanned and coordinated their actions.

In a series of letters dated Aug. 26, the Democratic-controlled panel asked the companies, which include Facebook, Google, Twitter, Parler, 4chan, Twitch and TikTok, for all records and documents since April 1, 2020, relating to misinformation around the 2020 election, efforts to overturn the 2020 election, domestic violent extremists associated with efforts to overturn the election and foreign influence in the 2020 election.

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