Trump’s executive order calls out YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook — but Google’s name curiously disappeared from the final version of the order
- In response to Twitter fact-checking his tweets, President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at regulating social media companies.
- In the order, Trump explicitly called out Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
- But in a notable tweak from the draft version, Google’s name was removed from the order, even though it is still clearly referenced.
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President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that takes aim at social media companies such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google, in an attempt to limit protections shielding these companies from liability over content posted to their platforms.