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 2018-09-18 16:52 

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'Creepy Line' Documentary Shows Dark Side of Social Media...

It's hard to paint a positive picture of big tech companies, especially when it becomes apparent that they are manipulating users. On September 19, The Creepy Line, a documentary on Facebook and Google, will premiere in Washington D.C. "Facebook a...

 2018-09-17 17:14 

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Twitter Promoted A Muslim Female Genital Mutilation Tweet...

Pro-life advertisements on Twitter are censored immediately. But ads for female genital mutilation? Those got approved. The Dawoodi Bohra Women for Religious Freedom posted a tweet on September 9 promoting khafz, or female circumcision. This tweet was all...

 2018-09-17 15:46 

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy: It's Time for 'A Google Hearing'...

After a week of leaked Google emails and videos implying that Google may have tried to influence the 2016 election, it's time for some answers. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) told head of Family Research Council Tony Perkins on his Washington Watch radio ...

 2018-09-14 17:20 

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Twitter CEO: Conservatives 'Don't Feel Safe to Express Their Opinions' at Firm...

Even though Twitter apparently promotes "healthy conversation," conservatives who work there are afraid to express their opinions. In an interview on NYU liberal journalism Professor Jay Rosen's podcast, posted on Recode, Dorsey explained how ...

 2018-09-13 18:23 

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Google Execs Say Trump's Election 'Conflicts With Company Values'...

It just got a lot harder to believe that Google doesn't have any bias against conservatives....

 2018-09-12 18:16 

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Liberal Media Whine After Facebook Fact Checks Them: 'Censorship!'...

The media don't care about online censorship -- unless it happens to them....

 2018-09-12 15:45 

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy: 'It's Time for Google to Answer Some Questions'...

After a bombshell report was dropped by Tucker Carlson and Breitbart about Google using its influence in the 2016 elections, conservatives have major concerns....

 2018-09-11 20:56 

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New Revelations of Pro-Hillary Collusion at Google, Univision, Voto Latino in 2016...

In the run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, high-level, pro-Hillary figures at Google, Univision and the Hispanic voter drive organization Voto Latino worked together assiduously on get-out-the-vote (GOTV) initiatives and programming whose clear...

 2018-09-11 14:32 

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Did Google Staff Try To Fix 2016 Election for Clinton?...

In 2016, some at Google allegedly realized that it had "political power" and tried to flex it against President Trump....

 2018-09-10 20:53 

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Twitter Alternative Gab.AI Blocked by Google for 'Hate Speech'...

Google's approach to hate speech is heavy-handed to say the least....

 2018-09-10 18:03 

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Benghazi Hero Suspended from Twitter After Criticizing Obama...

Apparently questioning someone's intelligence counts as hate speech....

 2018-09-07 15:24 

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Twitter Bows to CNN and Bans Alex Jones Permanently...

In an unsurprising reversal, Twitter decided to ban conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and InfoWars from its platform as of Sept. 6....

 2018-09-06 14:53 

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Poll: 67% of Republicans Say Google Search Is Biased...

Big tech companies have been trying to say that they don't favor one political ideology over another. But their users don't agree....

 2018-09-05 21:59 

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Dorsey on Conservative Censorship: Deny, Deny, Deny...

Denial might be a river in Egypt but today it looked an awful lot like the Potomac....

 2018-09-05 20:50 

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Lefty Twitter Wants Journos to Be Responsible in Naming 'Fake News'...

During Wednesday's Senate hearing concerning foreign influence on social media platforms, Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey stated that his goal in combating the proliferation of fake or misleading accounts was to amplify the voices of active journa...

 2018-09-04 15:14 

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Twitter Admits It Still 'Ranks Tweets' Based on Behavior...

Wouldn't it be nice if Twitter allowed people to see posts from everyone they followed in the order that things were posted?...

 2018-09-04 15:10 

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Bozell to Congress: 'The American People Deserve Answers' on Social Media Censorship...

RESTON, VA — On August 31, Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell sent individual letters to House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) concerning ...

 2018-08-31 16:27 

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Twitter Waits to Remove Pic of Weeping Meghan McCain Targeted By Gun...

Twitter jumps on conservative content at the first opportunity. But how long does it take for the platform to remove actual threatening posts? If the target is conservative, the answer is too long....

 2018-08-31 14:06 

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Study: Google Pushes Liberal News in Top 5 Search Suggestions...

A new study about Google News shows that while everyone gets the same results,t five liberal news organizations "alone" made up 49 percent of the total recommendations from the respective experiments. The five were The New York Times , CNN, Politi...

 2018-08-30 20:29 

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Facebook And Twitter to Testify to House and Senate...

Public officials are still calling into question the practices of social media tech companies. Both Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey are set to testify in front of both the House and Senate next week, on September 5. Th...

 2018-08-30 16:05 

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UN Human Rights Chief Says Facebook Ignored Myanmar Genocide...

While Facebook rushes to focus on hate speech in the United States, apparently it hasn't analyzed accounts from war-torn places like Myanmar....

 2018-08-29 22:00 

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MRC's Dan Gainor on Big Tech Censorship: 'We Want Fairness'...

MRC Vice President of Business and Culture Dan Gainor recently appeared on Fox Business' After the Bell to discuss President Donald Trump's concerns about conservative censorship online....

 2018-08-29 19:29 

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Facebook Employees Fight Liberal 'Intolerant Monoculture'...

Google isn't the only big tech company with internal issues....

 2018-08-29 18:25 

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MRC Poll: Conservatives Leaving Facebook Over Censorship, Bias...

he Media Research Center (MRC) today released a new poll conducted by McLaughlin & Associates gauging self-described conservatives' attitudes toward Facebook and other social media companies. According to the poll, one-third (32%) of self-described co...

 2018-08-29 18:11 

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Media Elite Mock 'Crazy' Trump and Conservative 'Paranoia' Over Censorship Claims...

Men did land on the moon, and social media/search platforms are biased against conservatives. But to lefty Hollywood stars and media pundits, Donald Trump noting the latter is tantamount to conspiracy theories denying the former. The censorship of conserv...

 2018-08-29 15:59 

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Brent Bozell Warns of Social Media Censorship Danger: 'So Much Concentrated Power'...

Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Wednesday condemned efforts by social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter to censor conservative thought. Talking to FBN's Stuart Varney, Bozell explained the scope of the problem: "We are very...

 2018-08-29 13:48 

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GOP Strategist on MSNBC: 'Bad PR' Shames Facebook, Twitter to Review Anti-Conservative Bias...

On Tuesday's Hardball, an MSNBC panel addressed the growing concerns about social media platforms censoring conservatives, after President Trump accused Google on Twitter and yesterday in a pool press spray, of filtering results against him and of Fac...

 2018-08-28 17:47 

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Twitter Tries to Take Back Initial Dana Loesch Ruling...

It turns out public relations actually mean something to a tech company....

 2018-08-28 16:21 

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Trump Administration 'Taking a Look' at Regulating Google...

The Trump administration is potentially considering taking action against Google for reportedly censoring conservatives, following a tweet by President Trump that accused Google of rigging its results against conservatives....

 2018-08-27 18:49 

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New Facebook Marketing Chief Backed Dems, Like Predecessor...

Facebook has announced its new incoming chief marketing officer, Antonio Lucio. Lucio will be replacing Gary Briggs who, in January, said he would be leaving after four and a half years to pursue advisory work--and to help the Democrats in the midterms an...

 2018-08-27 16:19 

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Twitter Ignores User Who Wants To Murder Dana Loesch's Children...

On social media, hate speech will be swiftly removed. Unless the victim is perceived to be on the wrong side of the conversation....

 2018-08-24 21:45 

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Facebook Claims Glitch Marked Zito Story as Spam...

Facebook claims it was besieged by a glitch that unintentionally marked posts as spam, fueling outrage that Facebook is allegedly engaging in politically based censorship. The incident follows several high-profile problems highlighted by site critics, esp...

 2018-08-22 20:24 

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ACLU Cautions Against Social Media Censorship...

The ACLU is seemingly concerned about social media censorship....

 2018-08-22 16:41 

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Trump: 'You Can't Have' Social Media Censorship...

While speaking at a rally in West Virginia on Tuesday, President Trump claimed the administration will stand up and defend people who say they are censored on social media....

 2018-08-21 19:28 

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Facebook Is Ranking Users' Trustworthiness Without Telling Them...

Facebook has reportedly been ranking users on their "trustworthiness" by giving them a score between zero and one, according to a report in The Washington Post ....

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