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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 09:28:44 AM mt

Voxs Tech Magazine Urges Vote Against Unhinged Despot Trump




Silicon Valley and the tech world are decidedly left-wing. But the echo chamber theyve created carries over into tech journalism.The executive editor of popular tech magazine The Verge is no different.

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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 09:22:59 AM mt

Politico Denies Conservative Censorship: Twitter Punishments Arent Arbitrary




Conservatives should just suck it up and accept their online punishments, according to Politico. In an article criticizing the conservative backlash to Jesse Kellys ban on Twitter, Jack Shafer argued that there really wasnt a reason for conservatives to be angry at Twitter.

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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 09:22:50 AM mt

Twitter Blasted for Failing to Apologize to Meghan McCain




Twitters CEO has some explaining to do over its double standard about how conservatives and liberals are treated. On November 26, Meghan McCains husband Ben Domenech accused Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey of lying under oath.

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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 09:22:41 AM mt

Google Suggests Top Racist Republicans Instead of GOP Races




The scariest thing about Google Search is the algorithms and changes that users dont see. Dr. Robert Epstein of AIRBT has spent years studying Google and the algorithms behind it.Dr. Robert Epstein of AIRBT has spent years studying Google and the algorithms behind it. In a study released in April of 2018, Epstein and his colleagues wrote of experiments done to prove that search suggestions can be used to shift opinions and voting preferences dramatically and without peoples awareness.

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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 09:22:33 AM mt

Jesse Kellys Twitter Restored After Congress Threatens Investigation




Twitter seems to be unprepared to deal with answering Congress questions, so instead it backed off. The platform caused an uproar on November 25 when it permanently banned conservative pundit and former enlisted Jesse Kelly without explanation.

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Sunday December 09, 2018 @ 09:22:23 AM mt

Embattled Google CEO Sundar Pichai to Testify before Congress




Google CEO Sundar Pichai is heading to Congress to answer accusations his company censors conservatives, as well as respond to reports that the firm will create a censored search just for China.

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Saturday December 08, 2018 @ 02:06:46 AM mt

Blocked Facebook Takes Down President Trumps Caravan Ad




In the midterm cycle, Facebook is used as a platform for political ads paid for by different candidates. But while Democrats flourish on Facebook, Republican ads are blocked for sensational content.On November 5, a day before the midterm election, Facebook refused to continue to promote an ad paid for by President Trump. In an announcement to the Daily Beast, Facebook wrote, This ad violates Facebooks advertising policy against sensational content so we are rejecting it. While the video is allowed to be posted on Facebook, it cannot receive paid distribution.

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Saturday December 08, 2018 @ 02:06:38 AM mt

Facebook Removes Persecuted Rabbis Post about Farrakhan




Facebook wants to be militant about removing hate speech. However, it keeps deleting the wrong content. The site removed a rabbis harrowing account of harassment by Rev. Louis Farrakhan supporters, only to say later that the action was done mistakenly. The viral post has since been restored after public outcry, according to Jewish Journal

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Saturday December 08, 2018 @ 02:04:23 AM mt

YouTube mistakes Satire Video Mocking Nazis for Hate Speech




A recent gaffe at YouTube has proved that human censors can be just as bad as robots at distinguishing between hate speech and satire. This past Wednesday in November 2018, Youtube had to undo the removal of a satire video dating back to the second World War.

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Friday December 07, 2018 @ 02:19:16 PM mt

Ex-British Intelligence Agency Head: Facebook Could Threaten Democracy




European officials are not happy with Facebook. The platform has run afoul of their regulations one too many times.
In an interview with BBC, former head of British intelligence agency GCHQ Robert Hannigan expressed his concerns about the social media site.

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