Journalist and Antifa target Andy Ngo has returned to Twitter after his account was temporarily suspended for tweeting empirically verifiable facts about allegedly widespread violence against transgender people in the U.S.
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Despite what Google describes as a "shift towards censorship" from big tech companies over the past three years, Democrat presidential candidates have said that they will use the power of the law to force even more censorship from Silicon Valley.
Google co-founder Larry Page has announced he will step down as CEO of Alphabet, the umbrella company that owns Google, YouTube and other former Google subsidiaries. His co-founder, Sergey Brin, will also step down from the company.
Facebook is considering introducing a feature already in effect on Instagram that will allow users to secretly ban comments from selected users without their knowledge, effectively "shadowbanning" their responses to posts.
Leslie Stahl of CBS News'60 Minutes has released her interview with YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki. During the interview, the CBS reporter demanded to know why YouTube isn't censoring more "hate speech" and "conspiracy theories.
More than 300 of President Donald Trump's political ads have taken down by Google and its video platform YouTube, mostly over the summer, according to a report by 60 minutes.
After three years of non-stop demands for Silicon Valley to censor "fake news" and "misinformation," mainstream journos now worry that foreign governments are using the same labels to demand censorship of their critics -- and that Facebook is listening.
In days long past, a news story would have to convince several people to reach print. Firstly, a reporter would have to be convinced to write it.
The anonymous alleged "senior White House official" who authoredA Warning,an anti-Trump book told from the perspective of an insider, gave an online Q&A session on Reddit. It did not go well.
In the past week alone, it was reported that Twitter has suspended journalist Andy Ngo for tweeting inconvenient facts about the purported "epidemic" of transgender deaths, and undercover journalism organization Project Veritas from running recruitment ads.
The Trump campaign, The Republican National Committee, the National Republican Senatorial Committee and the National Republican Congressional Committee have condemned Google's decision to ban targeted political ads, calling it a "blatant attempt to suppress voter information, knowledge, and engagement.
Twitter has suspended the account of Andy Ngo, a journalist known for covering and being violently targeted by the far-left extremist "Antifa" movement, after he attempted to argue that the United States is a safer place for transgender people than most other countries in the world.
Twitter has blacklisted the undercover journalism organization Project Veritas, which has previously exposed senior employees at the company admitting to censorship of conservatives, from running ads.
Elon Musk's SpaceX is sending "Starlink" satellites into orbit so frequently that "it will likely end ground-based astronomy as we know it," due to the fact that they prevent scientists from viewing the night sky from earth-based observatories uninterrupted, a prominent astrophysicist has warned.
Sir. Tim Berners-Lee, the British inventor of the World Wide Web, has teamed up with censorship-prone tech giants Facebook and Google to launch the "Contract for the Web," a set of principles aimed to "fix" the Internet and prevent "digital dystopia.
Cooperation with China has become a major point of criticism for Silicon Valley companies, most notably Google, which was excoriated by both Democrats and Republicans for trying to build a censored search engine called "Project Dragonfly," for the Chinese market last year.
Google said it wasn't biased. Google said it didn't manually interfere in search results. Google's CEO said it under oath, before Congress. It still says it, even after a deluge of leaks from inside the company, many published by Breitbart News, contradicted them.
A major investigation byThe Wall Street Journalhas unearthed yet more material in a growing pile of evidence that shows Google manually intervenes in its search results, sometimes in a manner that favors the political left.
Facebook has said that its policy against naming the alleged "whistleblower" on the platform remains in effect, even though he has been publicly named by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Rep.
Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) called out Twitter over its political censorship in questions to a company spokesman during a hearing of the House Veterans Affairs Committee yesterday.
Facebook has said it will not allow politicians to set up new accounts on the platform if they have previously been banned, according to a statement obtained from the social media company by Breitbart News.
Silicon Valley, true to form, is following the lead of the mainstream media — it's prohibiting users from talking about the alleged Ukraine whistleblower, Eric Ciaramella.
Google-owned video platform YouTube has followed Facebook in saying it will also ban mentions of the name of the alleged Ukraine whistleblower, Eric Ciaramella.
Twitter Claims Naming Alleged Ukraine Whistleblower Isn't Against the Rules, but Suspends Users for It
Twitter has said that naming the alleged Ukraine whistleblower, Eric Ciaramella, would be a breach of its rules against posting "personally identifiable information."
Facebook Removes Any News Reporting On - or Even Mention of - Who the Whistleblower Is Alleged to Be
Social media companies including Facebook have launched a crackdown against accounts that publish the name of the alleged Ukraine whistleblower,Eric Ciaramella.
Social media companies including Facebook have launched a crackdown against accounts that publish the name of the alleged Ukraine whistleblower,Eric Ciaramella.
Google has removed PragerU's app from its Play Store, which delivers apps to billions of Android users around the world, even as the tech company defends itself against a court case alleging that it is unfairly censoring PragerU on YouTube.
Members of r/The_Donald, a community of over 700,000 Trump supporters on Reddit that has been censored by the site administrators, have compiled a report on posts promoting violence against the police from other users of Reddit.
Twitter will ban all political ads globally, in a move that sets the platform apart from Facebook, which considered doing the same but decided against it.
A second aide to Democrat senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) has been sentenced for her role in assisting a former staffer to break into the senator's office to hack computers and obtain the names and personal information of Republican politicians.
Mainstream journos arefreaking out at Mark Zuckerberg following news that Facebook might make them compete on a slightly more equal playing field with Breitbart News.
Facebook is rolling out a feature that will include Mark Zuckerberg's company paying a handpicked selection of news sources millions of dollars for their content, and feature them exclusively in Facebook News, a section of the site dedicated solely to news.
Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN), who recently sent a letter to Reddit CEO Steve Huffman urging the company to stop meddling in the 2020 election by censoring its largest pro-Trump community, "r/The_Donald", responded to Reddit's decision, reported earlier today, not to lift the sitewide "quarantine" of the community.
Reddit has refused an appeal from r/The_Donald, the website's 700,000-plus member community of Trump supporters, to lift a "quarantine" that limits the reach and visibility of posts from the community.
Speaking at a hearing of the House Committee on Financial Services today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg echoed a point often made at Breitbart News and by conservatives — that trade links with China have harmed rather than helped the cause of freedom.
Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) has sent a letter to Steve Huffman, CEO of Reddit, highlighting political bias on his platform and demanding Reddit end censorship of "The_Donald," a user-created pro-Trump community of over 750,000 members.
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook disrupted "more than 50 different campaigns from different nation-states trying to interfere in elections" in 2019.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared on Fox News for an exclusive interview with Dana Perino earlier today, in which he repeatedly stressed his commitment to free expression — but he did not address the issue of the numerous prominent conservatives who are still banned from the platform.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a speech at Georgetown University yesterday in which he said the messages of politicians should not be censored on his platform — even though multiple conservative politicians remain blacklisted on Facebook.
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is one of the key legal devices that allow big tech companies to censor with impunity. Senators Josh Hawley (R-MO), Ted Cruz (R-TX), and the Trump administration are among the Republicans who have criticized the law.
Twitter has long been a hub of public shaming, where old tweets are dug up — often by journalists— to shame and embarrass users, or destroy their reputations and careers.
Democrat presidential candidate Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke was correct in his claim that big tech platforms "curate" the content that we see. In fact, it's a point that was popularized by Republicans, including his one-time Senate opponent Sen.
Democrat contender Andrew Yang agreed with the need to tackle the power of Silicon Valley, but disagreed with Elizabeth Warren's plans to break up big tech.
Twitter banned, then quickly unbanned Carpe Donktum, widely known as a favorite meme-maker of President Donald Trump, after massive media backlash over a parody video that mimicked his style.
Facebook, which has banned numerous conservative personalities and placed others on "hate agent" watchlists has come under fire from Hillary Clinton — for not being anti-Trump enough.
Over the past week, we've witnessed two iconic American brands, the NBA and Blizzard Entertainment,grovel to communist China, betraying American values in the process. I propose a new phrase for this sort of behavior: "corporate communism.
In a letter, five Republican Senators warned Microsoft of the "real and urgent" threat from Chinese tech giant Huawei.
Far-left Antifa agitator David Campbell pled guilty to two assault felonies earlier this week, and faces a likely prison sentence.
Ironically for the CEO of a company infamous for its role in destroying the barrier between private and public life, Mark Zuckerberg's private and public personalities seem very different.
The ruling Liberal Party of Canada, whose leader and Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, was recently outed for repeatedly wearing blackface, has pledged to force social media companies to remove "hate speech" within 24 hours if it wins the upcoming Canadian elections.
Republican congressional candidate and U.S. Air Force veteran Anna Paulina Luna says censorship on Facebook-owned Instagram has hampered her campaign's ability to collect donations.
Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) slammed Google-owned YouTube amid the platform's contradictory statements on its censorship policies, calling on the platform to allow users to filter lawful content as they see fit instead of imposing top-down bans.
President Donald Trump used part of his speech before the United Nations Tuesday to warn of the growing accumulation of power by big tech companies.
Chef, a company that helps companies manage their technical infrastructure, has cut ties with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after one of its employees sabotaged the company's systems in protest of its government contract.
Facebook said on Friday that it had removed "tens of thousands" of apps over concerns that they may have inappropriately accessed the personal data of its users.
Progressive political elites have decided that in order to save the environment, ordinary citizens must submit to radical lifestyle changes (while those same elites fly around the world on private jets and enrich themselves from trade with China, the world's biggest polluter).
Stop Child Predators, an organization that works to protect children from sexual predators, has sent a letter to the Judiciary and Commerce Committees of both the House and the Senate asking lawmakers to investigate alleged violations of children's privacy by the Masters of the Universe.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted a "clear bias" in the way his platform handled the pro-life organization Live Action, according to a report by the group's founder and president, Lila Rose.
The President's son, Donald Trump Jr., has called out Instagram for allegedly removing him and President Trump from search suggestions.
Facebook, in court filings defending itself from a lawsuit filed by activist and congressional candidate Laura Loomer, has cited its first amendment rights as a "publisher," contradicting public claims by the company that its social media service is a platform.
Facebook will establish an "oversight board," colloquially known as the "Facebook Supreme Court," to deliberate on whether content should be banned or unbanned on the platform.
Facebook has promised the House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism that it will ban certain links to message boards 4chan and 8chan, amid a shakeup of its rules around "hate and extremism.
The upcoming book on Brett Kavanaugh fromRobin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly has more to offer than smears andfake news traps for theNew York Times— it also reveals that Silicon Valley elites including Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg aided Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford.
A Communist group in Denver appears to be using Facebook to threaten to set a local Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility on fire.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden hacked a nuclear laboratory during his teenage years, reporting its vulnerabilities to the authorities. An official from the lab later thanked him for the hack, which helped it fix its security issues.
Whistle-blower Edward Snowden, who revealed the mass surveillance of Americans in his 2013 leaks about the National Security Agency (NSA), has issued a warning about the rise of AI-driven policing in the near future.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ordered Google to allow its employees to speak their minds on political and workplace issue, according to a report in theWall Street Journal.
"Abolish ICE Denver," a far-left activist outfit based in Colorado, is urging its supporters on Facebook to protest outside the personal home of the warden of a privately-owned Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) center in Aurora, Colorado.
The Post Millennial, a conservative news and commentary website based in Canada, says it has been the victim of a cyberattack. The site's editor pointed out the attack came less than 24 hours after the site published an exclusive article about feminist Zoe Quinn.
Live Action,a leading national pro-life organization, has sent a legal demand to YouTube and Pinterest alleging that both companies have violated the law by discriminating against the organization.
Facebook has "reduced" the reach of feminist satire site Reductress, citing concerns about the "repeated sharing of clickbait," according to a message posted by the website's co-founder, Sarah Pappalardo.
If Democrats really believe that climate change is an existential threat to humanity, why are they proposing draconian and pointless curbs on the behavior of ordinary Americans? Why aren't they going after multinationals that continue to do business with the world's biggest polluter, China?
The New York Times bestseller list appears to have denied Judge Jeanine Pirro the number-one slot on its ranking system, despite the fact she sold over 17,000 more copies than Michelle Obama.
A far-left subreddit known for attracting posts encouraging acts of political violence has posted a guide to locating individuals who donated to President Trump.
A whopping 99 percent of audience members who aren't members of Rotten Tomatoes' professional critic class loved Dave Chappelle's politically incorrect Netflix special,Sticks and Stones,while only 17 percent of the platform's mainstream critics favored it.
YouTube announced that it removed over 100,000 videos and 17,000 channels for "hate speech" violations in the second quarter of 2019, a fivefold increase over the previous period.
An event hosted by free speech friendly social network Minds.com on racism and political violence will proceed this weekend, despite Antifa threats.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had his twitter account hacked earlier today, with the hackers posting a string of racial messages and a false report of a bomb threat before he regained control of his account.
Twitter's userbase is disproportionately young, affluent, and Democrat, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center.
The "Trust and Safety Council," a coalition of advocacy groups that provide advice to Twitter on censoring lawful speech, claims that executives at the company aren't paying enough attention to them.
Facebook has blacklisted ads from the Epoch Times, a global multi-language newspaper known for its critical coverage of the communist regime in China.
Fast Company has caught on to what Breitbart News has been highlighting for some time: that the Big Tech Masters of the Universe are developing systems to monitor and regulate personal behavior that closely resemble China's totalitarian "social credit" system.
Google has implemented a set of new rules for its employees,cracking down on political discussion inside the company.
The New York Timespublished a 5,000-plus-word hitpiece about conservative news website Western Journal. The piece accuses WJ of "sensationalist and misleading stories," of being overly pro-Trump, and makes excuses for Google and Facebook arbitrarily throttling its traffic.
Shaving company Gillette says it is "shifting the spotlight from social issues to local heroes," after the company's brief foray into the SJW-style demonization of masculinity drew a massive backlash from customers.
Psychologist and search engine expert Dr. Robert Epstein, a liberal Hillary Clinton supporter, blasted the failed presidential candidate on social media yesterday after she falsely claimed his research showing pro-Clinton bias from Google in 2016 had been "debunked.
Joseph "Joey Salads" Saladino, the YouTube star and New York Congressional candidate sat down for an exclusive interview with Breitbart News in which he discussed how Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's radical left-wing ideology has placed the Democrats beyond parody.
The Charles Koch Institute is working with Soros-funded organizations to combat "online hate."
Facebook has tapped former Arizona senator John Kyl to conduct a review of political bias on its platform, according to a report from Axios.
Two-time presidential failure Hillary Clinton accused President Donald Trump of lacking evidence to support his claim that biased Google search results shifted votes in her favor in 2016.
American CEOs have declared their intention to prioritize political and social goals as well as profit, in a joint statement released today.
Free speech at Google is long since dead. But it didn't go down without a fight. As the tech giant embarked on itsself-described "shift towards censorship", many employees inside the company spoke out against it — and were rewarded with harassment and discrimination for remaining true to Google's founding values.
The White House is reportedly planning an executive order that would give the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) a role in determining what gets censored on big tech platforms.
Facebook has offered millions of dollars to mainstream news outlets in order to license their content, according to a recent report in theWall Street Journal.
The campaign account for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was suspended from Twitter after sharing a video of protesters allegedly making violent threats against the Senator, including a protester saying "just stab the motherfucker in the heart.
The White House is preparing executive action to tackle big tech bias against conservatives and non-progressives, according to a report by Politico.
YouTube blacklistedKilling Europe,a documentary about Islam and mass immigration in Europe that had previously been hosted on the platform for over a year, just days after Amazon Prime made the same decision.
Breitbart News has obtained a leaked discussion from inside Google showing far-left employees celebrating the company's decision not to sponsor 2019's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), one of the most prominent annual gathering of conservatives in the U.S.
New Whistleblower Allegation: YouTube Manipulated 'Federal Reserve' Search Results In Response to MSNBC Host's Complaint
Google-owned YouTube manually adjusted search results for “federal reserve” after MSNBC host Chris Hayes complained about the prominence of anti-Fed videos in the top results,according to a source who worked at the tech company.
"If we do not stand united in this struggle to protect our freedoms, we all lose," said presidential hopeful Gabbard.