Social media platforms and Big Tech companies have been slowly working to censor content on their platforms more efficiently. Emma Llanso, Director of Free Expression at the Center for Democracy and Technology, wrote in an op-ed for Wired that the response to the New Zealand mass shooting in March brought the internet to a terrifying reality.
Big Tech bias hits even at times of major news. After the Mueller Report was released April 18, journalists and pundits took to social media to analyze the findings. But no one would know there was “no evidence of Trump campaign ‘collusion’” from looking at the curated Twitter Moments.
Even the release of the Mueller report wasn’t enough to dissuade Hollywood from its collusion delusions.
On Wednesday, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell and other conservative leaders wrote to Twitter’s chief executive office Jack Dorsey, urging the company to publicly address its ties with the “anti-Christian, anti-conservative” Southern Poverty Law Center. In a separate statement, Bozell called on Twitter, as well as Facebook, Google and Amazon to make it clear that they won’t associate with this hateful organization.
Accusing the president of “trying to get” someone killed is pretty over the top. But Vox’s David Roberts isn’t exactly known for keeping his mouth shut.
While Twitter might not be sure as to who is a Nazi and who isn’t, it thinks bots can help decide. And, like it or not, more censorship is on the horizon.
Social media companies are not only censoring, but they are also adding a new item to the agenda: make sure no one mentions that it’s happening. The TV company Starz asked Twitter to take down users’ tweets on a story that explained how Starz shows were being pirated.
An organization that includes an offensive tweeter has no business petitioning to ban someone else from Twitter. The Women’s March has launched a petition asking Twitter to ban President Donald Trump on March 13. The Women’s March has launched a petition asking Twitter to ban President Donald Trump on March 13. The group reacted to the president’s tweet with a video of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), that compiled her comments on 9/11 with footage of Ground Zero. T
There's no question that animosity exists on both sides of the political spectrum, but have you noticed how personal it has become for many on the left? It is disturbing how intolerant and filled with rage leftist extremists have become, and how many more people are falling into the category of leftist extremism. But what concerns me as much as this pattern of ill will and abuse from leftists is that it is unchecked by their peers and often applauded.
On Wednesday's Cuomo Prime Time, during a discussion of a study finding Democrats who use Twitter are further to the left than average Democrats, CNN host Chris Cuomo admitted that "the media vibes so much off Twitter," tacitly admitting that the far left, or "progressives," have substantial influence over what the dominant media give air to. He even suggested that journalists use sources from Twitter who may not even be who they pretend to be.
At the Senate Judiciary hearing on April 10, Republican senators grilled Facebook and Twitter for denying their liberal biases. Senators Ted Cruz, Ben Sasse, and Mike Lee each took turns roasting the tech corporations on multiple issues. When they tried to deny that a corporate culture of liberal bias exists, Cruz brought down the hammer and used Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s own testimony against them.
At the Senate Judiciary hearing on April 10, Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) grilled Facebook and Twitter on their censorship policies, especially of conservative and pro-life content during the Senate Judiciary hearing on April 10. He announced that in previous hearings, Facebook refused to answer questions that CEO Mark Zuckerberg had promised would be answered in hearings in April of 2018. As he grilled the two representatives for Facebook and Twitter, Neil Potts and Carlos Monje, it seemed that both the witnesses found it difficult to directly answer the Chairman