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AOC Lies! Ted Cruz ‘Almost Had Me Murdered’ While Twitter Yawns

January 29, 2021 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Twitter censored 668 tweets from former President Donald Trump before banning his account, claiming his tweets were inaccurate and that some were a “risk of violence.” But when Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) falsely accused a U.S. Senator of attempted murder, Twitter did nothing at all. “I am happy to work with […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

Google And YouTube Censored Ad Promoting Christianity In America

August 29, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ It seems ads promoting religion in America are just too “sensitive” for Google and YouTube to handle. A trailer for the upcoming documentary “America! America! God Shed His Grace on Thee!” was removed several times from Google and YouTube advertising. Centennial Institute, a part of Colorado Christian University (CCU), had bought […]

OBSESSED: Facebook Fact-Checkers Defend Kamala 60 Times In 10 Days

August 24, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook fact-checkers should be “nonpartisan and transparent.” But they defended Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) 20 times to one over the course of 10 days. Since former Vice President and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden selected Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) as his running mate, fact-checkers have fallen over themselves to defend her. […]

Big Tech Adores Kamala Harris, Censorship Cop Who Wants Trump Banned

August 13, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Immediately after Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden announced Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) as his potential vice president, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg stated her support for Harris. “This is a huge moment for Black women and girls all over the world – and for all of us,” she gushed. Harris has been […]

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 […]

Google Blacklists NewsBusters, Conservative Sites From Search

July 22, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Update: These sites are available again on Google’s organic search results.  Google users wouldn’t know that conservative websites like NewsBusters, The Daily Wire, and Breitbart exist if they consulted an organic search result on the platform today. The company has seemingly blacklisted numerous conservative websites like NewsBusters, MRCTV, CNSNews, Free Beacon, Breitbart, […]

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 […]

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 […]

NYT Fantasizes About ‘Secret Deal’ Between Trump And Zuckerberg

June 23, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ The liberal media is building its own web of conspiracy theories about President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. The New York Times seems to think he’s made a deal with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as part of the grand plan. Times media columnist Ben Smith speculated  about a deal that might have […]

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 […]

Tech Mogul Says YouTube ‘Deleted Every Comment’ Said About Chinese Propaganda

May 27, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ YouTube is blocked in China by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). But that doesn’t seem to stop the censorship of criticism about the CCP. According to Palmer Luckey, the founder of tech companies Oculus and Anduril, YouTube deleted his comments on its platform. He tweeted, “YouTube has deleted every comment I […]

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 […]

YouTube, Facebook, Twitter Censor Controversial Documentary

May 9, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ The first half of the conspiracy documentary, Plandemic, was removed several times from YouTube, according to The Washington Post. Twitter and Facebook also made statements to other media outlets confirming that both platforms were suppressing hashtags and content related to the documentary. A YouTube spokesperson told The Post that the company […]

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 […]

All 9 Facebook Fact-Checkers Ignore Media’s Promotion Of Chinese Propaganda

April 17, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook fact-checkers are quick to jump on when they claim conservative media gets it wrong. But what happens when CNN and NBC get stories wrong? On April 1, Bloomberg News reported that the U.S. intelligence community believed that China lied about the number of people who died from the coronavirus. Two […]

Liberal Politico Fact-Checked For False Trump Coronavirus Claim

March 4, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Facebook covers posts and news stories that have been fact-checked and found false. While this policy has affected conservative media outlets, it hasn’t appeared to affect the liberal media as much. Until now. A Politico post about the coronavirus was fact-checked by the Daily Caller’s fact-checker organization, Check Your Fact. Politico’s […]

Twitter Censors Trump Daytona 500 Photo As ‘Sensitive Material’

February 18, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Twitter defines “sensitive content” as something that might contain “violence or nudity.” So why did a photo of a Nascar racer and the president get flagged by the platform as potentially sensitive content? NASCAR star Hailie Deegan posed for a picture with President Trump and first lady Melania Trump at the […]