Facebook Purges Ad Saying Pro-Trans Biden Would Destroy Girls’ Sports

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September 17th, 2020 10:17 AM

An ad that was part of the conservative PAC American Principles Project’s (APP PAC) $4 million campaign was labeled “missing context and could mislead people” by Facebook fact-checkers. NBC News wrote that the video, titled “Not Fair,” would not be allowed to run as a paid advertisement after Politifact fact-checked the video on Sept. 15. The 38-second ad states, “All female athletes want…

FTC May Bring Antitrust Case Against Facebook: WSJ

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September 16th, 2020 4:00 PM

Google testified in an antitrust hearing before the Senate yesterday, but the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) appears to be gearing up to crack down on Facebook. The Wall Street Journal reported that the FTC is preparing “a possible antitrust lawsuit against Facebook,” potentially by the end of the year, citing several sources familiar with the matter.

Facebook Censors Fox News Story: Virologist Says China Released Virus

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September 16th, 2020 3:39 PM

News organizations can’t even question China’s involvement in the Novel Coronavirus without being censored. A Fox News article about Dr. Li-Meng Yan’s claims that China intentionally released the COVID-19 virus has been censored by Facebook with an interstitial, or filter.

Facebook Launches New Climate Change Information Center

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September 15th, 2020 5:09 PM

If you’ve logged on to your Facebook today, you may have already noticed something a little different at the top of your feed. Today, Facebook launched its new Climate Science Information Center, its third information center in the last few months, following the COVID-19 Information Center and the Voter Information Center.

Facebook Removal of Exploitative ‘Cuties’ Clip Puts Netflix on Blast

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September 14th, 2020 4:35 PM

Although Netflix streaming service has a "Big Pedo Problem,' most recently with the film Cuties, it appears as though Facebook is refusing to allow despicable content on its platform. Facebook allegedly removed a clip from the Netflix movie Cuties for violating its terms of “adult sexual exploitation,” tweeted Brittany Martinez. The founder and editor-in-chief of…

Twitter Censors, Facebook Labels Trump Posts About Election

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September 14th, 2020 12:16 PM

Two Big Tech giants have attached warning labels and filters to posts by President Donald Trump about the election. Facebook and Twitter placed warning labels on but did not remove Trump’s posts urging North Carolina residents to show up to polling places in order to ensure their ballots had been counted.

Exclusive: Facebook Allows Controversial Antifa Group to Stay on Site

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September 10th, 2020 12:30 PM

Facebook vowed to crack down on political violence and election interference, but the result is far less than advertised. The platform allows Antifa organizations to organize and share content in apparent conflict with Facebook’s official policies. Facebook had removed two left-wing extremist news sources — It’s Going Down and CrimethInc. That was part of the platform’s new “Dangerous…

Far-Left Facebook Engineer QUITS, Claims Racism, Disinformation

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September 10th, 2020 12:14 PM

As if we needed more proof that Facebook is overrun by leftists, one of the platform’s engineers just quit because the company was — wait for it — not leftist enough. Facebook engineer Ashok Chandwaney left the company on Tuesday morning, claiming in a letter, “I can no longer stomach contributing to an organization that is profiting off hate in the US and globally,” reported The…

Zuckerberg: I’m a ‘Big Believer in Free Expression,’ Despite Ad Ban

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September 9th, 2020 3:22 PM

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.”

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MSNBC Slaps Facebook Around for Allowing Too Much Free Expression

September 5th, 2020 9:47 PM

MSNBC host Ali Velshi is focusing this weekend on what they call a "Disinformation Epidemic," and by disinformation, these leftists mean information spread by President Trump. NBC investigative tech reporter Brandy Zadrozny joined Velshi to trash Facebook for not being bossy enough with its stupider (i.e. conservative) consumers. 

Facebook Labels Trump Post on Verifying Votes Are Counted

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September 3rd, 2020 4:31 PM

Facebook labelled a post by President Donald Trump for teaching Americans how to avoid voter fraud in the 2020 election. President Trump warned American voters about “the massive number of Unsolicited & Solicited Ballots that will be sent to potential Voters for the upcoming 2020 Election,” in a September 3 post. Facebook responded with a label that linked to the platform’s Voter…

Zuckerberg Steps in to Settle Internal BLM Debate: The Daily Beast

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September 3rd, 2020 3:32 PM

With tensions on the rise over the Black Lives Matter movement, many people have taken to social media platforms like Facebook to express their opinions. This issue has caused strife even among Facebook employees. On September 1, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had to step in regarding controversy over a post made by an employee on Facebook’s internal message board, according to The Daily…

UH-OH: Facebook Enables Foreign Election Meddling Behind DC ‘Siege’

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September 3rd, 2020 12:04 PM

The Canadian radical organization Adbusters is attempting to interfere in the U.S. election by organizing a "siege" of the White House. Facebook, which regularly acts against foreign election interference has still done nothing to stop it. Liberals panic about “election interference” from Russia, which funded some anti-Clinton Facebook ads in 2016. This is a similar example of outside…

Facebook Censors US Rep. Roger Marshall for COVID-19 Post

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September 2nd, 2020 1:16 PM

Congressman Roger Marshall M.D. (R-KS), a licensed physician, was censored for discussing CDC information about COVID-19. “A Facebook post published on Sunday afternoon by U.S. Congressman Roger Marshall, M.D. discussing updated COVID-19 death data released by the CDC was removed Monday night by Facebook without notice or explanation,” KNSS reported September 1.  Marshall explained later…