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Media Slam Zuckerberg For Meeting With Conservatives

October 16, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ The intolerant left has a long list of things they consider unforgivable sins. One of them includes simply talking and dining with those on the right. Politico published a story Oct. 14, which said that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg “has been hosting informal talks and small, off-the-record dinners with conservative journalists, […]

Elizabeth Warren Slams Facebook For Helping ‘Elect Donald Trump’

October 9, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Democrats want to persecute any business, person, or group that has helped or even simply not hindered President Donald Trump. Even top social media companies. Senator and Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren came after Facebook on Twitter on Oct. 7, for “help[ing] elect Donald Trump once” and for labeling her own campaign […]

Journalism Study Claims Search Engines And Social Media ‘Not Neutral’

October 8, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ The liberal media are ready to redefine social media platforms as something only they can use freely. Harvard Kennedy School’s Joan Donovan and Data and Society head Danah Boyd wrote in a white paper that tech companies were responsible for a “new wave of hate groups.” The authors stated that platforms […]

Is Google News Legally Liable For Bias Against Conservatives?

October 6, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ I recently wrote that Google News should be sued for bias against conservative sources, not regulated. Regulating Internet news aggregators is the last thing we want, but Google News is clearly doing something wrong, that needs to be corrected. To further this line of thought, here is a specific legal […]

Is Google CEO Op-Ed On Fox Business A Shift To The Right?

October 5, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ The massive search engine monopoly that is Google is now defending small businesses and it did so on Fox Business. That raises an interesting question: Do conservatives suddenly look more appealing to Big Tech in the face of regulatory statements by Democrat candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). In an op-ed penned […]

Poll: 60 Percent Of Republicans Support Breaking Up Big Tech

September 24, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ The general consensus among Americans is that Big Tech companies should be broken up for violating antitrust behavior. In a poll from YouGov and the thinktank Data for Progress, 60 percent of Republicans agreed that tech companies should be broken up and regulated. The poll, which was first reported by Vox, […]

Don’t Regulate Google News, Sue Them

September 12, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ Now that we see the extreme anti-conservative bias in Google News search results (see my last few CFACT articles), it is time to think about what to do about it. In his July Media bias summit, the President alluded to using all the power of the American Government to address […]

Senator Calls To Jail Zuckerberg If Facebook Doesn’t Censor More

September 5, 2019 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ The left is trying to steer Facebook into doing more censorship. Sen. Ron Wyden, (D-OR) proclaimed that Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg should face dire consequences for how he has chosen to run the platform. However, he also calls for more censorship of the internet as a whole. Wyden also hammered the […]

Google Engineer Whines: Silicon Valley Hires ‘Whitest Black Candidates’

August 28, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Google has tried to appease the social justice movement within its company, to the point that it has been accused of reverse discrimination. But apparently that’s not enough, according to one of its engineers. Bria Sullivan, an app developer for Google, interviewed with Moguldom, a media outlet that “programs content for […]

Facebook Audit Fails To Address Conservative Censorship Concerns

August 21, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook released its official report about accusations of bias from conservatives — only it bears no resemblance to the similar audit it did for the left. The company didn’t actually admit conservative concerns about censorship were valid in the new report. Former Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl released his long-awaited report […]

Reining In Google

August 16, 2019 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ President Trump has claimed that Google discriminates against conservatives.  This is true to varying degrees, some of which are extreme. https://www.politico.com/story/2019/07/11/anti-tech-bill-sponsor-white-house-social-media-summit-1586902 As I pointed out in my article “How Google discriminates against conservatives and skeptics” the anti-conservative bias is built into Google’s search algorithm. https://www.cfact.org/2019/08/10/how-google-discriminates-against-conservatives-and-skeptics/ There is actually a semantic […]

Bad News For Conservatives: Facebook Fully Embraces The Left

July 2, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook released an update of its so-called “civil rights” audit June 30. The results did not bode well for conservatives, as the company committed to work with left-wing groups in every facet of its business. The audit announced a “Civil Rights Task Force,” led by COO Sheryl Sandberg, which will rely […]

YouTube Deletes Project Veritas Video About Pinterest Censorship

June 14, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Tech companies have only one rule about censorship: don’t talk about censorship. Project Veritas, a conservative investigative group, just had its video exposing censorship at Pinterest removed from YouTube. James O’Keefe, Veritas’ founder, tweeted that the video was taken down from the platform on June 12. YouTube claimed that a privacy […]

YouTube To Ban And Remove Thousands Of Videos

June 13, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ The #VoxAdpocalypse is steadily growing worse as the media has called for YouTube to ban and censor more people. YouTube announced on June 5 that it would be removing “hundreds of thousands” more videos because of its newer, harsher policies. CNN reported on June 12 that despite these new policies, figures […]

House Judiciary Committee Hold Antitrust Hearing For Big Tech

June 11, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Democrats are threatening to regulate Big Tech. But they’re saying it while their pockets are stuffed with donations from these companies. The House Judiciary Committee announced it was having a hearing concerning “Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 1: The Free and Diverse Press.” The hearing will be held on June […]

Peggy Noonan On Facebook And Google: ’Break Them Up’

June 8, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ As Facebook drowns in privacy scandals censorship, investigations, conservatives are being urged to avoid working with the platform. Wall Street Journal’s columnist Peggy Noonan wrote that Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg were using conservatives as “pawns.” In an June 6 column that eviscerated Zuckerberg as a “prince in his castle,” […]

Twitter Suspends Erick Erickson For Joke About Elizabeth Warren’s Heritage

June 1, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ For liberal Twitter, “hateful conduct” can be any joke that makes conservatives smile. Radio host and blogger Erick Erickson was suspended on May 31 for cracking a joke about Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Elizabeth Warren. In a tweet from May 30, Erickson wrote, “Elizabeth Warren set to introduce the Wrecking […]

Democrats’ Newest Line: Break Up Or Regulate Facebook

May 15, 2019 by

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By Julia A Seymour ~ In order to win the hearts and votes of liberals everywhere, Democratic presidential candidates are now saying that they will break up or regulate Facebook. After Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes wrote an May 9 op-ed calling for Facebook to be broken up and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to be removed, Democrats started […]

ADL CEO Works With Big Tech To Create ‘Right’ Not To Be Hated

March 6, 2019 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt spoke recently about how he has worked with Silicon Valley tech elites to crush speech he finds offensive. In a February 26 panel hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations, Greenblatt announced that he has worked with big tech companies like Google, YouTube, and Facebook in order […]

Facebook To Create A Panel To Police Content

January 30, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook has mentioned that enforcing policies against “hate speech” is one of its priorities. In a new announcement released on Facebook’s blog, the platform stated that it was looking into creating a board to help determine content policing. A draft charter, drawn up by Facebook Vice President Nick Clegg, started by […]

Silicon Valley And Free Speech

November 23, 2018 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Social media tech behemoths have amassed astonishing economic lobbying swag and far-left-leaning ideological sway with rapidly expanding influences. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, four of the world’s ten largest market cap corporations are Silicon Valley companies: Amazon ($860 billion), Microsoft ($833 billion), Alphabet-Google ($765 billion), and Facebook ($445 billion). Two of the remaining […]

Tech Impairs Children’s Health and Development

November 18, 2018 by

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From sleep loss to weigh gain to autism, the effects of the digital revolution can be harsh. By  Arnold Ahlert   ~     The latest report from the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) should set off alarms bell in the heads of parents around the world. Unfortunately, most of them are as distracted as their […]

The 2 Lessons We Should Learn From Apple’s Success

August 10, 2018 by

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By Star Parker ~ Apple has become the first U.S. company in history to attain a trillion-dollar valuation. Here are a few thoughts about the relevance of this to our country today. The story of Apple is the story of Steve Jobs. He co-founded the company in 1976 at the age 21, was fired from […]

Twitter CEO Defends Shadow Banning As ‘Conversational Health Work’

July 27, 2018 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ It seems like “healthy conversation” can now be a code word on the left for “censorship.” Twitter was forced to explain itself after Vice published a study on July 25 accusing Twitter of “shadowbanning” conservatives, including RNC chair Ronna McDaniel, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and Rep. Devin […]