Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who reportedly made $500 million from to his 2 percent stake in the company, has been recently campaigning on a platform of guaranteed basic income at the expense of the 1 percent.

 


A new study released by the Pew Research Center shows that a majority of Americans believe it is likely that social media sites censor political views. A majority of both Democrats and Republicans believe social media sites censor political viewpoints.

 


Twitter has received extensive criticism for promoting a left-wing agenda. Its CEO Jack Dorsey just added to the problem. Dorsey shared a post expressing admiration for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old Democratic Socialist who won her primary challenge against incumbent Democrat Rep. Joe Crowley for the 14th congressional district in New York.

 


The Wire creator David Simon is back to his old haunts and old ways. And by old ways, we mean tweeting his classic insult “Die of Boils!” at Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.

 


Apple CEO Tim Cook offered his endorsement to Apple employees who were marching in the San Francisco Pride Parade on Sunday.



The main Twitter and Facebook accounts representing terrorist group Hezbollah were reportedly shut down over the weekend.

 


Facebook cracked down this week on Splinter News for sharing a link to its article revealing Stephen Miller’s personal cell phone number. According to Facebook’s Community Standards, posting links that contain an individual’s personal information, such as a person’s private cell phone number, can violate the site’s policy to prevent identity theft.

 


Five congressmen have signed a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai to express their “concerns” over the tech giant’s partnership with the Chinese firm Huawei Technologies. Huawei runs Google’s operating system, Android, on its phones. The lawmakers penned their letter soon after Google ended its partnership with the U.S. Department of Defense.

 


Twitter reportedly took action against Splinter News’s Twitter account after it tweeted the personal cell phone number of White House advisor Stephen Miller. Despite this action, Splinter’s editor-in-chief shared the number, yet again, by retweeting a screenshot with information about Splinter’s temporary Twitter ban.

 


The heads of several major tech companies — including Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Apple — voiced their opposition to the policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

 


RESTON, VA – On Tuesday, the Media Research Center (MRC) and the recently formed coalition, Conservatives Against Online Censorship, called on tech giants Google, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to release blueprints by September 1 for how they will address the four following key areas of concern:



The anti-conservative Southern Poverty Law Center just learned hate can be expensive. The SPLC had to “apologize” to a moderate Muslim organization and give it a nearly $3.4 million to settle a lawsuit. It added: “In a public statement, the SPLC’s president, Richard Cohen, explained that “Mr. Nawaz and Quilliam have made valuable and important contributions to public discourse, including by promoting pluralism and condemning both anti-Muslim bigotry and Islamist extremism.”