Case dismissed against social media by Pulse nightclub victims' families

A Detroit federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Facebook, Google and Twitter by families of patrons killed in the 2016 Orlando, Florida, nightclub massacre.

On Friday, US District Judge David Lawson dismissed the case filed in December 2016 by the families of Tevin Crosby, Juan Ramon Guerrero Jr and Javier Jorge-Reyes. 

The families claimed in the lawsuit that the gunman Omar Mateen was radicalized by propaganda found through social media, including the three platforms.

On Friday, a Detroit federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed in December 2016 against Facebook, Google and Twitter by the families of Tevin Crosby (pictured), Juan Ramon Guerrero Jr and Javier Jorge-Reyes - patrons killed in the June 2016 Orlando, Florida, nightclub massacre

On Friday, a Detroit federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed in December 2016 against Facebook, Google and Twitter by the families of Tevin Crosby (left), Juan Ramon Guerrero Jr (right) and Javier Jorge-Reyes - patrons killed in the June 2016 Orlando, Florida, nightclub massacre

The families claimed in the lawsuit that the gunman Omar Mateen was radicalized by propaganda found through social media, including the three platforms (Pictured, victim Javier Jorge-Reyes)

The families claimed in the lawsuit that the gunman Omar Mateen was radicalized by propaganda found through social media, including the three platforms (Pictured, victim Javier Jorge-Reyes)

The families of the victims were seeking an undisclosed amount of money under a federal law allowing the estates of terrorist attack victims to sue anybody who  provided 'material support' to the terrorists, reported The Detroit News.

'Most technology experts agree that defendants could and should be doing more to stop ISIS from using its social network,' the lawsuit said. 

On June 12, 2016, Mateen walked into Pulse nightclub around 2am and opened fire,

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