Workers at YouTube are still reeling from Tuesday's shooting. But as the healing effort begins, one question is whether Google and other Silicon Valley companies will be even more vocal in the ongoing national debate over gun control.
What's happening now: Google has been understandably focused on its own employees in the immediate aftermath, but already some others in tech are viewing the event as more evidence that tougher gun laws are needed.
"Another tragedy that should push us again to #EndGunViolence," Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said in a tweet on Tuesday, after expressing his support to workers at Google and YouTube.
At the same time, student organizers of the March For Our Lives rallied quickly took to social media to offer solidarity with those at YouTube, noting YouTube's early support of their own efforts (as seen in the tweet above).
"The YouTube HQ shooting is proof that this is NOT just schools," Jaclyn Corin wrote. "Our country has a GUN problem. End of story."
Earlier: YouTube last month banned videos promoting the sale of guns or detailing the assembly of firearms, drawing the ire of the NRA.
Meanwhile: The shooting also brought up another big topic in tech — the use of social media for the spread of misinformation. Much of the world learned about the shooting from the tweets of YouTube employees, including manager Vadim Lavrusik.
However, shortly after Lavrusik was able to evacuate, his Twitter account was briefly hijacked and used to send false posts about the shooting, the Verge reports. Several YouTube celebrities were also falsely implicated on social media.