Facebook Waves White Flag to Meet With Leftist Boycott Leaders

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July 7th, 2020 12:35 PM

Facebook was ready to die on the free speech hill. But after over 750 companies joined an advertising boycott, the company is meeting with the enemy. The boycott was led by Color of Change, funded by liberal billionaire George Soros, and Common Sense Media led by Jim Steyer, brother of former Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer. It’s goal is to silence President Donald Trump and…

Florida GOP Frontrunner Loomer Accuses Facebook of Interference

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July 6th, 2020 5:42 PM

Facebook is blatantly interfering in elections by banning the ads of a Republican congressional candidate. “Facebook has reportedly banned all ads on behalf of Laura Loomer, the frontrunner in the GOP primary race for House candidate in Florida’s 21st district” Breitbart reported on July 3. The article noted how her personal accounts have been banned from Facebook and Instagram, her…

Even Twitter Calls Out NeverTrump ‘Lincoln Project’ for Misinfo

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July 6th, 2020 5:20 PM

You know you’ve gone too far when even Twitter has called out a Never Trumper organization. The problem came from The Lincoln Project, for tweeting misinformation about the president. The Lincoln Project was fact-checked by Twitter for sharing a clip of President Donald Trump’s Independence Day speech, which was taken completely out of context. The video, which Twitter claimed had been “…

Instagram Disables, Reinstates Christian Group After Anti-Porn Post

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July 2nd, 2020 4:02 PM

Instagram, a Facebook company, censored and then reinstated a nonprofit Christian account after it posted an anti-porn video.

Twitter Censors President Trump for Posting Meme Photo of Himself

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July 2nd, 2020 3:25 PM

Twitter has censored yet another meme posted by President Donald Trump. The company removed an image tweeted by Trump for allegedly violating its copyright policy. Twitter has cracked down on Trump’s sincere demands for order, his calls to action, and now even his jokes once again. A meme photo was posted by Trump on June 30 depicting a photo of himself, captioned with the words: “In…

Facebook Fact-Checker Censors NewsBusters for Criticism of Fact Check

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July 2nd, 2020 9:26 AM

Facebook’s third-party fact-checkers, coordinated by the Soros-funded Poynter Institute through the International Fact-Checking Network, are able to suppress whatever content they want. Even when that content criticizes the fact-checkers themselves.…

Swisher Issues Ultimatum to Facebook: Censor Trump or ‘We’re Leaving’

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July 1st, 2020 4:49 PM

Recode co-founder and New York Times contributor Kara Swisher wrote an opinion piece for The Times that was no less than a tantrum aimed at Facebook’s refusal to be as censorious as other Big Tech companies in the lead up to this November’s election. Swisher’s ultimatum to Facebook, “Clean Up Your Act, Facebook, or We’re Leaving,” is an example of the progressive left’s…

Facebook Manipulates What News It Shows, Just in Time for Election

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July 1st, 2020 2:52 PM

Facebook is radically changing the news that is most likely to pop up across Americans’ News Feeds, just in time to have a huge impact on the upcoming election. Facebook’s Newsroom announced in a June 30 blog that “Today, we’re updating the way news stories are ranked in News Feed to prioritize original reporting and stories with transparent authorship.” Facebook stated that its new…

8 Big Tech Firms Attempting to Silence Right, Steal 2020 Election

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June 30th, 2020 5:07 PM

After years of liberals scapegoating Russian interference for their 2016 defeat, they have turned up the heat on Big Tech to prevent that from happening again. Now, Silicon Valley is doing its best to ensure that President Donald Trump is defeated in November. Several Big Tech companies have made calculated policy reforms, bowing to leftist demands and bending under the weight of a…

Reddit Joins Trump Purge, Removes Popular Forums in Response to BLM

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June 29th, 2020 5:29 PM

Activists realize they can bully people into giving them what they want by rioting in the streets or pressuring online. Reddit, like other corporations, has responded by giving them exactly what they want: shutting down pro-Trump political speakers online and politically-incorrect speech of all kinds. “Reddit will ban r/The_Donald, r/ChapoTrapHouse, and about 2,000 other communities today…

Facebook Caves to Liberal Pressure and Agrees to Censor Trump

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June 29th, 2020 2:27 PM

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.

President Donald Trump Expects Twitter Ban, Calls for Big Tech Reform

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June 29th, 2020 1:06 PM

As the Trump administration initiates war on Big Tech censorship, President Donald Trump suspects that Silicon Valley liberals will use every dirty trick they can come up with, including censoring him. Trump speculated in an interview with The Federalist publisher Ben Domenech that his Twitter account’s days are numbered. When asked by Domenech if he believed he would be banned by Twitter…

Mark Zuckerberg Bows to Left, Says Facebook Will Expand Ad Censorship

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June 26th, 2020 4:45 PM

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg caved to internal and external pressure and once again changed Facebook policies. He declared his platform will be “adopting some new policies to prohibit a wider category of hateful content in ads.” In a June 26 livestream Zuckerberg said his company does “believe that there is a public interest in allowing a wider range of free expression in people’s posts…

Lawmakers' Proposed Section 230 Legislation Must Address 4 Key Issues

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June 26th, 2020 4:15 PM

Imagine a groan-inducing trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles, but for social media censorship. Such is the Platform Accountability and Consumer Transparency (PACT) Act. The PACT Act, from Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI), is an attempt to find a way to satisfy the left and right about online censorship. It also appears to be proof that two heads are not always…