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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 […]

Facebook Removes Iranian Accounts Targeting Americans, Twitter Doesn’t

February 14, 2020 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Major social media platforms are removing Iranian disinformation and coordinated behavior from their platforms. But Republicans don’t think that’s enough. Four Republican senators wrote a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Feb. 6 saying that the company needed to halt its services to U.S.-sanctioned Iranian leaders. These included Supreme Leader […]

Wikimedia Launches Social Media Site To Fight ‘Fake News’

November 15, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ The liberal crowdsourced information platform Wikipedia, which received $2 million from liberal billionaire George Soros, is launching a social media site to rival Facebook and Twitter. The site’s founder, Jimmy Wales, said in a tweet that WT:Social is a response to the “fake news and low quality content” that can be […]

Study Attacks Peterson, Shapiro, Rubin As ‘Fringe’ Political Creators

October 25, 2019 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ Yet another social media study, this time from Penn State University, characterizes a group of YouTube creators as a threat. The study, “A Supply and Demand Framework for YouTube Politics,” offers a new way to look at the “alternative media” found on YouTube. By analyzing the “Alternative Influence Network” set out […]

Journalism’s Decline

August 18, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba I stopped my subscription for my local daily newspaper a couple of years ago. I just stopped subscribing to Bloomberg Business Week, thus saving $65 a year. I don’t know anyone who subscribes to either Newsweek or Time magazines. I receive The Wall Street Journal every morning because I like holding a newspaper in my […]