‘You Think You’re Above the Law’; GOP, Dems CLASH Over Censorship

March 25th, 2021 5:16 PM

In the latest dumpster fire of a congressional hearing, House Republicans and Democrats disagreed on whether Big Tech should increase censorship online or let internet users speak freely. House GOP members bashed Big Tech for acting “like the judge and jury” of censorship, while Democratic members whined about “disinformation and extremist content.”

BRAGFEST! Dorsey, Pichai Join Zuckerberg to Tout Censorship at Hearing

March 25th, 2021 4:42 PM

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg joined with other Big Tech leaders in a House hearing to discuss “disinformation” and seemingly brag about censorship. The Facebook head also used his opening statement to brazenly attack former President Donald Trump. During the hearing, Zuckerberg seemingly bragged about how his…

INSANE! Report Says ‘Zuckerbucks’ May Have Swayed Arizona for Biden

March 24th, 2021 2:23 PM

A Facebook-funded organization may have actually swayed Arizona to then-candidate Joe Biden in the civic disaster known as the 2020 presidential election, according to a new report.

5 Questions Congress Must Ask Big Tech Leaders at Thursday Hearing

March 23rd, 2021 3:45 PM

Congress, once again, has the chance to grill Big Tech CEOs about their censorship of conservatives , but whether members will actually take advantage of this opportunity is questionable at best. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Google CEO Sundar Pichai are scheduled to testify before the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on…

INTERROGATION: Senate Might Grill Big Tech CEOs Again

March 19th, 2021 11:28 AM

Senate Democrats have considered bringing several Big Tech leaders to make their way to Capitol Hill again soon to defend their business practices. Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), chair of the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law, said that he’s “very likely” to call Big Tech executives to testify before the subcommittee, according to Politico.

Twitter, Facebook Lose $51.2B Combined in Market Value after Trump Ban

Business
January 15th, 2021 1:41 PM

There’s a high price to pay for banning President Donald Trump from social media platforms, and both Twitter and Facebook are feeling the massive bite out of their wallets for doing just that.

No More! Mark Levin Finalizes Departure from Facebook

December 30th, 2020 9:09 AM

Talk radio star Mark Levin told his social media audiences that he would be leaving Facebook. The announcements came after Levin had already hinted at boycotting the social media giant.

Zuckerberg Supports Liberal-Funded Org Under Guise of Election Aide

December 9th, 2020 12:17 PM

With the results of the 2020 election still being contested in several states, the need to uphold election integrity is incredibly important. With few other options, voting jurisdictions found help from organizations, including to one that censorious Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg donated $350 million.

Counties all across the nation found themselves underfunded and unprepared for what…

Sens. Lee, Cruz, Hawley, Blackburn BASH Big Tech Censorship at Hearing

November 17th, 2020 4:26 PM

Senate Republicans were not taking any excuses about censorship of conservatives from two Big Tech CEOs who appeared before the Senate once again. The Nov. 17 hearing, entitled “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election,” featured testimony from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Sen. Hirono Pressures Social Media CEO's to Ban Trump

November 17th, 2020 3:52 PM

During Tuesday's Senate Judiciary hearing, Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) asked the CEO’s of Facebook and Twitter if President Donald Trump would still be allowed on their platforms “after he stops being president.” Hirono asked the CEOs: “I wonder, what are both of you prepared to do regarding Donald Trump’s use of your platforms after he stops being president? Will he still be deemed…

Sen. Josh Hawley Skewers Social Media Firms as ‘Robber Barons’

November 17th, 2020 1:54 PM

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) raked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over the coals in a Nov. 17 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. “You’re the robber barons,” said Hawley to both Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. “Your companies are the most powerful companies in the world and I’m going to talk about how you’re coordinating together to control information.”

Senator Mike Lee Torches Big Tech for History of One-Sided ‘Mistakes’

November 17th, 2020 1:52 PM

On Tuesday, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) raked Facebook and Twitter over the coals at a hearing for having a history of “mistakes” that overwhelmingly appear to target conservatives.

Cruz: Dems’ Censorship Demands of Big Tech Are ‘Totalitarian Instinct’

November 17th, 2020 1:33 PM

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) slammed Democrats during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over their calls for social media platforms to increase censorship. “There is an absolute silence for Democrats speaking out for the citizens silenced by Big Tech.” Cruz said. “Instead, there is a demand: use even more power to silence dissent, and that’s a totalitarian instinct that I think is very…

Cornyn: ‘Glad to Hear’ Zuckerberg, Dorsey Open to Section 230 Reform

November 17th, 2020 11:52 AM

During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, the CEO’s from both Facebook and Twitter agreed that reforms to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is a necessary step forward for social media platforms.