An Israeli Minister has demanded that Twitter police the official Hamas and Hezbollah social media accounts for being “actively engaged in inciting and executing attacks against innocent civilians.”
This summer, Facebook is debuting its own slate of original programming, funded by the tech giant. Out of the seven original shows announced, five have clear left-wing agendas.
Google’s search results temporarily described the ideology of the California Republican Party as “Nazism” on Thursday. In a statement, a Google spokesperson told the Media Research Center the results were due to an act of “vandalism” on Wikipedia.
It seems as if social media platforms are forcing people to think in a certain way. In a letter to a director of Twitter, feminist group Fair Play for Women, based in the United Kingdom, accused Twitter of playing into transgender ideology by banning anyone who dared to speak up about it. Attached the letter were several screenshots of members of Twitter who had been banned for criticizing or speaking about transgender politics.
On Wednesday, a federal judge out of the Southern District of New York ruled that President Trump’s blocking of people on Twitter somehow violated the First Amendment and declared Trump’s account was a public forum. Of course, the liberal media that has condemned the President’s use of the social media platform saw it as a victory and rejoiced. Both CBS and NBC made sure to touch on it during their evening broadcasts.
Facebook revealed there was a 56 percent increase in the number of posts removed for violating the site’s “hate speech” rule. Facebook’s Community standards Enforcement Preliminary Report showed that between October and December 2017, it “took action” against 1.6 million pieces of content for violating the site’s Community Standards rule against hate speech.
The United States is proud to have Israel as an ally. But you’d never know it from watching the liberal media’s reactions to the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. As the embassy opened on Monday, May 14, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that it “was the right thing to do,” and praised Trump. On Twitter, back in the states, the media raged. Women’s March co-founder Linda Sarsour tweeted, “Today is a sad and enraging day. #Jerusalem.”
The House Judiciary Committee recently held a hearing on social media filtering practices. Unsurprisingly, a Pew Research Center study found that “Today around seven-in-ten Americans use social media to connect with one another, engage with news content, share information and entertain themselves.” With so many Americans on these platforms, we should know how the platforms determine the content they’re sharing.
On Wednesday morning, CNN’s chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta cried foul in a tweet concerning a Variety interview released Tuesday in which he insulted the intelligence of the American people by claiming that “[t]hey don’t have all their faculties in some cases” when it comes to the rise of fake news and rhetoric from the President or his advisers about the liberal media.
RESTON, VA – Media Research Center (MRC) Senior Fellow LTC Allen B. West (USA, Ret) issued the following statement Tuesday concerning Facebook’s community guidelines publicly released earlier today. LTC West serves as MRC’s primary spokesperson for its Censorship Project.
In a Monday appearance on Fox News Channel’s The Ingraham Angle, MRC founder and president Brent Bozell ripped into the liberal tech giants for censoring conservative thought on their social media platforms. “This is emerging, the greatest censorship of free speech worldwide in the history of man,” he exclaimed, referring to the findings of the blockbuster study conducted by the MRC’s Ashley Rae Goldenberg and Dan Gainor.
The Media Research Center (MRC) released an extensive report Monday
documenting the censorship of conservative voices by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google.
The release of this report follows Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony
last week where he was questioned about the growing concern that Facebook engages in
political bias and censorship.