Browsing All posts tagged under »Big Tech Bias«

Does Facebook Have Different Rules For VIPs? Report Of Leaked Documents Suggest It Does

September 14, 2021 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ Facebook reportedly has a specific set of elite users who don’t have to follow the same censorship rules applied to average users. There’s a club of elites who don’t have to follow the same rules, and Facebook has reportedly hidden it until now. “A program known as XCheck has given millions […]

Well, Well, Well: Democratic Staffer Leaving Senate For Facebook

September 10, 2021 by

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By Autumn Johnson ~ According a Politico scoop on Thursday, a top Democratic staffer is reportedly leaving his job at the Senate Commerce Committee to work at Facebook. “John Branscome, the top Democratic staffer on the Senate Commerce Committee, is leaving for Facebook,” tweeted Politico tech reporter Emily Birnbaum. “He’ll work on FB’s federal policy team […]

McCarthy WARNS: Dems Are Asking Companies To ‘Violate Federal Law,’ Seeking Private Data

September 2, 2021 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) warned that “a Republican majority will not forget” Big Tech and telecommunication companies that “violate federal law” and surrender the information of private citizens in response to Democrat pressure. The Democrat-led January 6th commission hit Big Tech with a giant fishing expedition for private private […]

SHAMEFUL! Facebook Skewered For Citing Disgraced Expert In Fact-Checks

June 12, 2021 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ So-called experts advising Big Tech are experiencing a crisis of credibility as the once-condemned laboratory leak theory rises in popularity. Big Tech’s initiative that Americans must listen to the experts has sounded more ridiculous and ill-informed by the day. RedState Managing Editor Jennifer Van Laar reported in a June 11 blog: […]

What Florida’s New Tech Law Means For Conservatives Online

June 9, 2021 by

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By Douglas Blair ~ Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill on targeting social media platforms, such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter, for their repeated and aggressive suppression of conservative speech. The legislation would fine social media companies if they deplatform candidates for state office during election season, as well as make it easier for private citizens to sue tech giants. DeSantis has […]

Tech Tycoons Cancel Half Of America

January 23, 2021 by

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By Larry Bell ~ Actions by Twitter and other giant tech monopolists to block a sitting president along with a fledgling competitor from their platforms put us all on notice that they answer to no higher power, warning that we better not dare to disagree. Twitter and Facebook first temporarily blocked President Trump from posting […]

Trump WARNS Against Big Tech Tyranny, Censorship In Farewell Address

January 21, 2021 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ Former President Donald Trump gave a final speech where he warned against censorship from Big Tech and reassured his supporters that his movement is “only just beginning.” After a presidency spent battling Big Tech censorship against him and his supporters, Trump warned in his Jan. 19 farewell address that Americans must […]

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 […]

Mozilla CEO Proclaims, ‘We Need More Than Deplatforming’

January 15, 2021 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ The left have moved beyond simply censoring conservatives on Big Tech platforms. Now Big Tech leaders like Mozilla CEO Mitchell Baker are calling for conservatives to be financially crippled. “[U]se of the internet to foment violence and hate, and reinforce white supremacy is about more than any one personality,” Baker wrote […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

GOP Reps Unmask Big Tech CEOs Who Claim Proud To Be American

July 30, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Big Tech companies claim to represent American values, but their business practices say otherwise. The CEOs declared that they were American companies, then had to deal with numerous examples that undermined that patriotic claim. Before a July 29 House antitrust hearing, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated, “Facebook is a proudly American […]

4 Key Points As Big Tech CEOs Testify On Capitol Hill

July 30, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Republicans and Democrats hammered Big Tech CEOs during a House hearing Wednesday, although for different reasons. Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Tim Cook of Apple, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, and Sundar Pichai of Google testified via the internet on free speech concerns before the House Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on antitrust, commercial, and […]

DNC Complains Facebook Has Not Censored Trump, Conservatives Enough

July 14, 2020 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ Think Facebook is trigger-happy with censorship? Imagine how bad it would be if it caved to the left’s censorship demands! The Democratic National Committee (DNC) slammed Facebook in a memo for “unkept promises” leading up to a meeting between the company’s top executives and leaders of an ad boycott. The Washington […]

DOJ Calls For Big Tech Bias Reform Laws

June 25, 2020 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The US Department of Justice has issued a wish list of reform laws aimed directly at the big Internet media giants. These proposals come on the heels of President Trump’s Executive Order aimed at curbing politically biased censorship by the Big Tech giants like Facebook, Google, Twitter and YouTube. However, […]

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 […]

Trump Order Confronts Big Tech Bias

June 11, 2020 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ President Trump finally issued an Executive Order targeting viewpoint discrimination by Big Tech social media companies. The Order grows out of Trump’s summit on this thorny issue last July. Topping the list of targets are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Google, but there are many other possibilities. This form of […]

Democrats Pressure Google, Facebook To Change Ad Policy

November 9, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ The left has been pressuring Big Tech companies to change their ad policies in preparation for the 2020 election. The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is considering following the footsteps of Twitter when it comes to changing its political ad policies. The company has been “holding internal meetings about changing […]