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Twitter, Facebook Hemorrhage $51,200,000,000 Combined In Market Value After Trump Ban

January 16, 2021 by

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By Joseph Vazquez ~ There’s a high price to pay for banning President Donald Trump from social media platforms, and both Twitter and Facebook are feeling the massive bite out of their wallets for doing just that. Both Twitter and Facebook “have collectively seen $51.2 billion erased from their market caps over the last two […]

The Big Tech Bias Blackout

January 14, 2021 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ The large social media and search companies, a.k.a., “Big Tech,” have long been out of the closet when it comes to censorship, as CFACT has documented. I first wrote about this 19 months ago, and it well predated my analysis. Big Tech is now abandoning any masquerade of standards or objectivity […]

‘Catastrophic Mistake’: President Trump Condemns Big Tech Censorship

January 13, 2021 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ President Donald Trump slammed Big Tech for waging a scorched earth campaign across multiple platforms against conservative speech. “I think that Big Tech is doing a horrible thing for our county and to our country, and I believe it’s going to be a catastrophic mistake for them,” Trump said as he […]

It’s Free, But It’s Not Free Speech

January 13, 2021 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Big Tech gave us the power to speak, and it was “free” (but apparently they didn’t mean for us to have “Free Speech”). Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

Dem, Republican Join Forces To UNLEASH ‘Break Up Big Tech Act’

December 11, 2020 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ The “Break Up Big Tech Act,” if enacted, would remove key protections from companies who engage in biased censorship. Conservatives and liberals actually uniting to do something good seems like a Christmas miracle. “Today, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and Rep. Paul Gosar (AZ-04) introduced the Break Up Big Tech Act of […]

Twitter Censors Trump And Campaign 436 Times, Biden Still At 0

December 8, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Twitter’s war with President Donald Trump and the Trump campaign has claimed at least 100 more casualties in the form of labeled tweets. Since Monday, Nov. 30, Twitter has slapped 111 labels on Trump’s tweets and the tweets from his official campaign count, Team Trump. Many of these tweets included videos […]

Fed Up With Tech Platforms’ Censorship? Here Are 3 Free Speech Upstarts.

December 5, 2020 by

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By Nathalie Voit ~ Traditional social media networks are experiencing a backlash from users as they continue to “cancel” or otherwise censor conservative views. As a result, alternative “free speech” social media providers such as MeWe and Parler are seeing a surge of new users to their platforms. Here are three of those social media […]

Twitter To Warn Users When They ‘Like’ Controversial Tweets

November 25, 2020 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ Don’t touch that like button! Twitter has unveiled a new policy to display warnings when users like a labelled tweet. Twitter has outlined a wide range of updates to undermine conservative opposition amid the recent 2020 presidential election. “Giving context on why a labeled Tweet is misleading under our election, COVID-19, […]

Facebook Censors Former Senator Jim DeMint For Post About Censorship

November 21, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook does not want users to even discuss censorship on its platform. Former Republican South Carolina Senator and Chairman of Conservative Partnership Institute Jim DeMint found out about the problem the hard way. He was fact-checked by Facebook fact-checker HealthFeedback.org. In the original post, DeMint discussed Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton’s […]

Tucker Carlson Scorches Big Tech As ‘Censorship Cartel’

November 19, 2020 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ Fox News host Tucker Carlson has grown tired of hearings that appear to have no effect on censorship, but hammered one critical moment that could change it all. Carlson had a fiery broadcast where he laid waste to Big Tech and its enablers in politics on Nov. 17. While Carlson acknowledged […]

Senator Mike Lee Torches Big Tech For History Of One-Sided ‘Mistakes’

November 18, 2020 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ On Tuesday, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) raked Facebook and Twitter over the coals at a hearing for having a history of “mistakes” that overwhelmingly appear to target conservatives. Lee scorched Big Tech leaders at a hearing, entitled “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election,” featured testimony from Twitter CEO […]

SHOCKED USA Today Warns: Conservatives Shift To Alternate Social Media!

November 14, 2020 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ How dare anybody deciding to break out of the liberal social media Borg! That seems to be the attitude of Nathan Bomey in Wednesday’s USA Today. He seems to think that there is something weird about conservatives seeking to flee liberal social media for sites that offer more freedom of expression. His attitude of […]

Biden Campaign Website Promises Internet Censorship Taskforce

November 12, 2020 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ The road to Hell is paved with good intentions. The Biden campaign is using causes like women’s safety as a Trojan horse to usher in a new era of internet censorship. Former Vice President Joe Biden has said that he “plans to convene a task force to create best practices for […]

‘I’m Scared:’ Twitter Employees Melt Down Over Potential Biden Loss

November 5, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ While no one knows who won the presidential election yet, Twitter employees and other Big Tech players are upset that Republicans even have a fighting chance. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey liked a tweet that said, “[Y]ang would have won.” But his employees tweeted out their raw leftist reactions as the polls […]

4 Big Takeaways From Senate Hearing On Tech Bias

October 29, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ The CEOs of Twitter, Facebook, and Google defended themselves Wednesday on Capitol Hill from charges of political bias in how they share news and other information. They testified before a Senate committee roughly a week after Twitter and Facebook suppressed a New York Post expose on the lucrative foreign business dealings […]

Twitter Launches Unprecedented Censorship Of Trump Tweet Critical Of Mail-In Votes

October 28, 2020 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ Twitter has “fact-checked” the president’s tweets and put them behind filters before, but now users themselves are blocked from showing their approval. Twitter censored President Donald Trump’s October 26 tweet regarding “Big problems and discrepancies with Mail In Ballots,” claiming it spread information about the election that “is disputed and might […]

Heritage Foundation President Calls On Twitter, Facebook To ‘Step Up’ After Censorship Of Hunter Biden Article

October 17, 2020 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ The president of The Heritage Foundation is calling on the CEOs of Facebook and Twitter to be forthright on their platforms and is condemning the social media giants’ suppression of news stories on Hunter Biden’s business dealings. “I write to you to join tens of millions of Americans in expressing […]

Twitter Disables Links To Bombshell New York Post Report On Biden

October 15, 2020 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ Twitter, following Facebook’s lead, is now suppressing a story. These actions seem designed to aid the Democratic Party and former Vice President Joe Biden just weeks before the presidential election on November 3, 2020. In a shocking story released by the New York Post (the Post) on Oct. 14, emails from […]

Academics Bewildered By Trump’s Domination Of Google Results

October 7, 2020 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ President Donald Trump continues to confound academics as they try to explain possible correlations between Google searches and electoral victory. The conclusion? It’s all up for grabs! Psychology Today’s report concluded that Trump is once again the chaos candidate. The article’s main observation suggested: “The polls might be way off, again.” […]

Vox Reveals Dirty Trickster Billionaire Being Embraced By Democrats And Silicon Valley

September 25, 2020 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Um, Vox. You might have preferred to wait until after the election to reveal how both the Democrats and Silicon Valley billionaires have again embraced the dirty trickster co-founder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman. Both groups have gone through the motions of publicly keeping their distance from Hoffman after it was revealed […]

Tech War With China? Trump Issues Executive Order To Ban WeChat App

August 8, 2020 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ President Donald Trump’s WeChat executive order shows the war on Chinese subterfuge is bigger than just TikTok. Trump issued two different executive orders on Thursday evening: The “Executive Order on Addressing the Threat Posed by TikTok” placed a ban on TikTok from being used in the U.S.,  and the “Executive Order […]

Twitter Now Labeling Some State-Affiliated Media – How About NPR, BBC, Others?

August 7, 2020 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ In an era where governments use news outlets to launder their state propaganda as objective news, one Big Tech company is now beginning to take a decent stand by labeling government and state-affiliated media. Twitter Inc. announced that going forward, the company “will label some state-backed media accounts, as well as […]

Triggered! Facebook Uses ‘Micro-Phone’ Tool For Workers To Report ‘Microaggressions’

July 16, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook, and Silicon Valley, are both “extremely left-leaning,” according to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. So it should come as no surprise that while progressive employees are given the chance to succeed, those who disagree with them are set up for failure in ways that would make Orwell proud. The July 8 […]

Big Tech Censors Flex Their Muscles

June 20, 2020 by

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By Peter Murphy ~ In the late 19th century, John D. Rockefeller created the Standard Oil Company that at one point refined around 90 percent of oil sold in the United States. He achieved this through ruthless business practices that bought out or bankrupted competitors. The “Titan” became the wealthiest man on the planet. It […]