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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,” […]

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 […]

Facebook Uses Wikipedia To Call Conservative News ‘Harmful’ ‘Lies’

April 26, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook is subtly trying to discredit conservative media as “conspiracy theories” and it’s using Wikipedia to do it. The company’s latest policy update, “Expanding Our Fact-Checking Program,” included new details on how the platform planned to combat “misinformation.” In a blog post published April 25, Product Manager Antonia Woodford described the […]

Facebook’s Zuckerberg To Build ‘Curated’ Newsroom For Facebook

April 3, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook has tried to filter out what it considers to be “fake news” in many different failed attempts. Now it wants to try again. In an interview, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated that he was interested in building a newsroom for Facebook. The product would be based on a similar model […]

Facebook Shuts Russian-Backed Outlet, But What About Al Jazeera, BBC?

February 22, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook is willing to take down pages funded by Russia. Now it’s facing the question about what to do about other state-funded media outlets like Al Jazeera, BBC and even NPR? Facebook suspended three pages on February 15 , including the popular video site Ruptly. All three allegedly failed to disclose […]

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 […]

Facebook Apologizes After Banning Evangelist Franklin Graham

January 3, 2019 by

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By Alexander Hall ~ Facebook has banned conservatives again, this time Rev. Franklin Graham, who heads Samaritan’s Purse. Facebook issued an official apology after banning iconic Graham (pictured) for 24 hours over a 2-year-old post. In mid-December, Franklin Graham, the son of American evangelist Billy Graham, accepted Facebook’s apology for the 24-hour-ban, but expressed suspicion […]