This is part of a BuzzFeed News package on schools and social media surveillance. Read more here.
As government bodies struggle to stop mass shootings at schools, school districts are buying software to monitor social media. President Donald Trump has called upon states to develop technology that could “detect mass shooters before they strike” — but privacy advocates have argued that mass surveillance “would turn our children into potential suspects without making them any safer.”
As BuzzFeed News continues to cover the responses to school shootings, we want to know how students are impacted.