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Facebook Policy Change Permits HATRED Against ‘White People, Americans And Men’

November 24, 2021 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ Activists reportedly bullied Facebook into discriminating against white people and men. At the same time, the platform is selectively protecting certain groups of minorities, a Washington Post story indicated. Activists infamously pushed the idea there is no such thing as racism against white people, but now, there appears to be no such […]

Hillary Clinton Calls For ‘Global Reckoning’ On Big Tech, Pushes For More Censorship

May 7, 2021 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ In an interview with The Guardian on Thursday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called to regulate Big Tech and censor more content in the name of saving “democracy” from the horror of free speech. Clinton also spoke about the need to overhaul Big Tech and explained her view that Big Tech companies […]

First Trump, Then Who? Facebook Makes Wrong Call In Censoring Trump

May 6, 2021 by

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By Kay C. James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ Facebook’s Oversight Board decided to uphold Facebook’s and Instagram’s suspension of former President Donald Trump from their platforms Wednesday. This decision is the wrong one, and one that all Americans, regardless of political affiliation, should be concerned about. However, the Oversight Board was entirely appropriate to […]

‘Orwell’s 1984’! Facebook Removes Trump’s Interview, Silences Political Dissent

April 1, 2021 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ Facebook obliterated an interview between Lara Trump and her father-in-law former President Donald Trump in a devastating example of Big Tech censorship. Long after the end of his presidency, Donald Trump is still being censored by Big Tech platforms. “Lara Trump reports that Facebook is banning her from posting video of […]

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 […]

Zuckerberg: I’m A ‘Big Believer In Free Expression,’ Despite Facebook Ad Ban

September 10, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook is taking a contradictory stance: it supposedly is pro-free speech, but is banning political ads the week before the election. CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently appeared on the Sept. 8 episode of Axios on HBO to explain all of the platform’s new policy decisions and to discuss “disinformation.” Axios co-founder Mike Allen made […]

Anti-Fossil Fuel Lobbyists Pressure Facebook To Ban Inconvenient Science

July 16, 2020 by

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By Larry Bell ~ The “Climate Power 2020” organization published a July 1 open letter signed by former gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, former presidential candidate Tom Steyer, and 13 leaders of groups working to ban fossil fuels urging Facebook to shut down the page of the CO2 Coalition, a non-profit professional organization of distinguished climate scientists […]

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 […]

Facebook Caves To Liberal Pressure And Agrees To Censor Trump

June 30, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once said, “I don’t think it’s right for a private company to censor politicians or the news in a democracy.” The sentiment seemed to vanish after a slew of ad boycotts and hit pieces in the liberal media. On June 26, Zuckerberg outlined new policies in a […]

Facebook Removes Alleged Violence On Right But Leaves Leftist Violence

June 19, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook claims that it aims “to prevent potential offline harm that may be related to content on Facebook.” But it seems that it only takes aim at some, not all, of the offline harm on its site. The social media platform announced on June 16 that it had removed Facebook groups […]

Facebook Plans To Inform 160M Users ‘How To Vote’ In 2020 Election

June 18, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook launched a new program to incentivize its users in America to vote in the 2020 election. It announced that the platform plans to help 4 million people go out and vote. The move comes amidst massive internal and external pressure on the company to restrict or censor content from President […]

Forget The 1st Amendment? Facebook Oversight Board Embraces International Rules

May 23, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook’s new Oversight Board promises to be committed to freedom of expression. But that principle might better reflect an international standard, rather than a First Amendment-based American one. In an op-ed published by JustSecurity.org, law professor Sejal Parmar wrote that “Facebook’s creation of the board suggests a clear and conscious turn […]

Facebook Oversight Board Co-Chair: Conservatives Will Say Board Is ‘Loaded’ With Progressives

May 20, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ A co-chair of the Facebook Oversight Board admitted that conservatives had reason to believe that the Board was “loaded” with “people from the progressive side of the spectrum.” Four members of the Facebook Oversight Board answered some questions in an interview, hosted by the Aspen Institute. Co-chair Michael McConnell, a former […]

Washington Post Media Columnist Wants An ‘Executive Editor’ For 3 Billion Facebook Users!?

May 16, 2020 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan acknowledged Facebook has never three billion users, but she still wants it to have an “Executive Editor” to punish and censor the “misinformation” that is harming our democracy. The fact that Facebook’s new Oversight Board has only two out of twenty members who are conservative […]

Media Laud Facebook’s Lefty ‘Globally Diverse’ Oversight Board

May 8, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ The liberal media met Facebook’s announcement of its first 20 members of its new Oversight Board with praise and applause. But for some, the lefty choices made were not liberal enough. “Some see the board as a valuable check on Facebook’s power to control the speech and behavior of billions of […]

Report Alleges 154 Universities Use Secret Facebook ‘Blacklist’ To Censor

April 23, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Censorship on college campuses can be problematic, especially if those campuses are public institutions. “Restrictions on speech by public colleges and universities amount to government censorship, in violation of the Constitution,” wrote the American Civil Liberties Union. However, state universities and colleges, according to a report from the Foundation for Individual […]

Why Are The Legacy Media Afraid Of Free Speech On Social Media?

October 28, 2019 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg came to Capitol Hill last week for a House Financial Services Committee hearing where the primary focus was supposed to be to examine Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency, Libra. But the hearing quickly went far afield. Many of the representatives were eager to push the Facebook founder into […]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Abandons Quest To Define ‘Harmful Speech’

October 18, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook and its developers have been in the race to define and correct what the platform calls “harmful speech.” But in a speech given to Georgetown University, CEO Mark Zuckerberg suggested a different direction for the company. In his speech, titled “Standing for Voice and Free Expression,” Zuckerberg said that he […]

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, […]

Fox News Excluded From Facebook News Tab

September 13, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Fox News apparently does not meet the standards for Facebook’s idea of journalism. Facebook’s newest feature, the News Tab, hasn’t even debuted and already it shows signs of bias against conservatives. According to an internal memo, some of the news outlets to be promoted on the tab include BuzzFeed, the Wall […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Facebook FaceApp Reality Check

July 27, 2019 by

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Facebook violates your privacy by collecting your information and selling it. ~ Mark Alexander ~     Facebook violates your privacy, which is why the FTC recently fined the social-media behemoth FIVE BILLION DOLLARS for selling the information it collects on its users. Meanwhile, Facebook’s political monitors and data algorithms keep posts from pages you follow “private” from […]

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 […]