Twitter is taking its campaign of labeling tweets that the site believes contain "misinformation" about the 2020 election to the next level. Now the platform plans to send users warnings if they attempt to "like" labeled tweets.
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Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has overtaken Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to become the world's second-richest person, behind Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Musk's fortune increased an astounding $100 billion this year, from $28 billion to $128 billion.
Google-owned video platform YouTube has deleted a video that discusses Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's position on transgender children. According to YouTube, discussing the candidate's position falls afoul of its policy against "harassment and cyberbullying.
In a recent article, Wiredoutlines how Facebook is attempting to shut down an academic study of political ad targeting as it prepares to re-enable targeted political ads.
Facebook has reportedly patched a bug in its Messenger app for Android that allowed hackers to call unsuspecting targets and listen to them before they even pick up the audio call.
Lawyer Sidney Powell was temporarily suspended from Twitter, with some alleging that she was suspended for linking to a news article relating to election interference. Although she has not posted since the suspension, she has retweeted others on Monday, indicating her account was likely locked for 12 hours by the social media Masters of the Universe.
Lobbyists for Silicon Valley tech giant Apple are reportedly attempting to weaken a new law aimed at preventing slave labor in China, the Washington Post revealed on Friday.
The driver of a Tesla in Oregon collided with a power pole and multiple trees at 100 mph this week, sending burning batteries flying into nearby homes.
After a coalition of eight civil and human rights organizations published an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook last month related to the delay of Apple's new App Tracking Transparency features, Apple has responded to the letter doubling down on its privacy practices.
Report: Facebook Antitrust Probe Focuses on Acquisitions that Made It a 'Social Networking Juggernaut'
A group of state attorneys general, led by the New York Attorney General Letitia James, is reportedly on track to file antitrust charges against tech giant Facebook in early December with a focus on the company's acquisition of WhatsApp and Instagram.
Bestselling conservative author, radio host, and Fox News TV host Mark Levin recently stated the will be "leaving Facebook probably by the end of the year" over censorship and encouraged his listeners to join him on social media platform Parler.
Twitter has placed warning labels on 23 posts and retweets from President Donald Trump this week, each calling his posts "disputed," continuing its repeated pattern of censorship since election day.
In a recent open letter, a group of Facebook moderators alleges that the company is putting their health and their families at risk by forcing them to return to work during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tech giant Apple has reportedly agreed to pay $113 million to settle allegations from 33 states and the District of Columbia that it purposefully slowed down iPhones to encourage users to purchase newer devices.
Free speech platform Gab has announced Fosco Marotto, a longtime Facebook software engineer, as its new Chief Technical Officer. According to Gab CEO Andrew Torba, Marotto's hiring will "send a clear message to Big Tech: Gab is here to stay as the home of free speech.
During yesterday's hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on social media censorship, Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) argued that conservatives are not censored on social media, because far-left Media Matters says they aren't.
A dozen progressive groups wrote a letter to Joe Biden's team begging them not to select former Google boss and Clinton lackey Eric Schmidt for a prominent tech task force role.
After a wide-ranging set of questions that included Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency token and censorship in Vietnam, Marsha Blackburn finished her questioning with a fiery speech against the Big Tech Masters of the Universe and their power.
In a hearing today before the Committee on the Judiciary, the CEOs of Facebook and Twitter faced harsh criticism over their censorship of theNew York Post's bombshell Hunter Biden stories.
During a hearing today before the Committee on the Judiciary, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the "Stop The Steal" group was censored in order to prevent "violence or civil unrest.
Amazon's Alexa home assistant devices can now reportedly guess what users want before they even ask as engineers work to improve the device's algorithm.
The popular newsletter mailing service Mailchimp has reportedly suspended the account of the Northern Virginia Tea Party alleging that the group engaged in spreading "potentially harmful misinformation.
As President Donald Trump continues to raise questions about the presidential election and the media's election predictions, Facebook and Twitter have continued to label the President's posts with"fact-checks" to lower their engagement and viral spread.
Free speech platform Gab has enjoyed a major boost in traffic this year, particularly surrounding the presidential election, and is set to reach over 55 million page views this month.
In a formal government notice issued this week, the Commerce Department stated that the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok won't be shut down just yet.
As Twitter increases it's fact-checking and labeling of posts across its platform, some users have begun mocking the site via parody posts examples. The fake tweets are part of a growing backlash against Twitter censorship that impacts not only President Donald Trump, but the broader conservative movement.
Social media website Twitter recently congratulated itself for curbing the spread of misinformation on its platform — by slowing the spread of all information on its platform.
During a recent staff meeting, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told his employees that Joe Biden "is going to be our next president."
A recent report from theNew York Times analyzes Twitter's moderation of the platform during the 2020 Presidential election, noting that 34 percent of tweets from President Donald Trump were marked as "disputed" by the platform since election day in an effort to lessen their viral spread across the platform.
350,000 Amazon Ring smart doorbells manufactured in China have been recalled after reports of multiple doorbells catching fire, resulting in eight people suffering burns.
Social media giant Facebook is extending its temporary ban on political ads across the platform.
Over the past 24 hours, Facebook and Twitter have labeled posts by President Trump at least 25 times for various reasons. In one case, Facebook labeled the President's post of his Veterans Day proclamation with the note "Joe Biden is the projected winner of the 2020 US Presidential Election.
A recent report outlines the number of Big Tech executives that are expected to join Joe Biden's transition team in the coming weeks. The team includes insiders from the entire range of Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe.
The Chinese-owned social media firm TikTok has asked a federal appeals court to void the Trump administration's order demanding that the company divest its operations in the U.S.
Event management and ticketing service Eventbrite has shut down an event organized by the group Women for America First in support of President Donald Trump.
Former Google CEO and Clinton lackey Eric Schmidt has reportedly applied to become a citizen of the island of Cyprus, essentially buying a passport that would allow him to enter the European Union.
Social media website Twitter labeled posts and retweets by President Donald Trump eight times in just the last 24 hours.
Tech giant Apple has reportedly suspended new business with Taiwanese iPhone assembler Pegatron Corp. following the discovery of labor violations in a "student workers' program."
Facebook has announced plans to crack down on groups that spread what it considers misinformation on its platform, introducing new "probationary periods" for groups that regularly violate rules.
TikTok users have begun posting videos to the Chinese-owned social media platform that show them prank calling the voter fraud hotline set up by President Donald Trump in an attempt to clog the lines.
TheNew York Times praises social media firms Facebook and Twitter for censoring posts from President Trump during the 2020 presidential election. According to theTimes,the social media companies added "friction" to their interfaces leading up to the election, "as if Ferrari had realized that it could only stop its cars from crashing by replacing the engines with go-kart motors.
Tech giant Facebook laid out its censorship plan on Thursday, stating it would begin demoting content that its "systems predict may be misinformation" relating to election fraud.
Twitter has actively censored six of President Donald Trump's posts over the 24 hours between Thursday midmorning and Friday. Twitter's censorship can lower the engagement of a Trump tweet by more than 80 percent, according to one recent analysis of their performance.
Zoom has added former Secretary of Homeland SecurityJanet Napolitano to its Board of Directors.
BuzzFeed News recently published an inside look at the internal workings of tech giant Facebook the day before the U.S. Presidential election. Among other revelations of plunging morale amongst the Masters of the Universe, the report includes the results of an internal poll of employees that found "only 51% of respondents said they believed that Facebook was having a positive impact on the world, down 23 percentage points from the company's last survey in May.
A recent report states that half of President Donald Trump's posts since election day have been flagged as misinformation by Facebook and Twitter and censored on each platform.
A recent analysis of Twitter's censorship of President Trump's tweets reveals how the social media site dramatically cut the President's engagement rate on election night. The analysis shows that Trump's post before it was censored"was shared or replied to about 827 times a minute.
Twitter has censored a recent post by President Donald Trump, marking it as "disputed" and stating that it might be "misleading about an election."
During his rally last night inGrand Rapids, Michigan, President Trump discussed Big Tech and its efforts to influence the presidential election. Trump pointed out: "Well they say you can't win without Big Tech, well we're going to find out tomorrow, wouldn't that be wonderful?"
A recent report from Newsweek claims that the Biden campaign received a sizable boost across social media from Indian troll farms.Data analysis shows a large number of Biden's new Twitter followers are located in small towns in rural India in places where English-speakers are very rare, according to the report.
A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration's ban of the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok.
In a recent article, HuffPost states that Facebook's recent ban on political advertising ahead of the November 3 presidential election has been an "ominous disaster."
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told analysts on a recent conference call with analysts that he believes there could be "civil unrest" across the country following the presidential election.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has launched a get-out-the-vote effort in the popular video game Fortnite. The campaign created a custom map within the video game featuring "No Malarkey Station," a train station where players can play mini-games encouraging them to vote.
Dr. Robert Epstein appeared on Tucker Carlson Tonightto discuss the 2020 election and the influence that the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe have over voters. According to Epstein, Google and other companies could shift 15 million votes in the upcoming election, "without leaving a paper trail for authorities to trace.
Social media giant Facebook saw a surge in user growth at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but now that surge appears to be slowing down. The company claims that the decrease was expected and could continue through the end of the year.
TheNew York Post has reportedly had its Twitter account reinstated after it was blocked from tweeting following the publication of its bombshell Biden story.
Social media giant Twitter suffered a stock price crash of more than 21 percent in intraday trading today following the release of the company's Q3 report. The company reported its slowest growth in years as many companies also bought less advertising on the platform at the same time.
Tech giant Facebook recently admitted that some political ads on its platform were "improperly" restricted due to a "technical flaw."
Twitter has reversed its recent decision to lock the account of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) chief Mark Morgan for praising the effectiveness of the southern border wall.
During a hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee yesterday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey alleged that his platform had never censored President Trump, a claim which is provably false.
Following Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's appearance before the Senate, theNew York Post says that the social media platform is running a "protection racket," dictating what Americans can see and read and what media companies must do to reach the public on its platform in a "blackmail operation.
According to the Federalist, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Mark Morgan was locked out of his Twitter account for a tweet celebrating the success of the U.S.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Falsely Claims URL for NY Post Biden Bombshell Isn't Blocked - While Under Oath
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey falsely claimed during a hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee hearing today that links to the New York Post's bombshell stories on Biden family corruption were no longer banned on its platform, despite the ban remaining on the Post's story on alleged corrupt deals with communist China.
As Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey asked in his opening statement for the Senate Commerce Committee hearing on Big Tech how the company can better operate in "good faith," PragerU has suggested a number of ways for the company to regain user trust and operate an open and fair platform.
The first day of Facebook's planned efforts to block new political ads on the platform has reportedly been affected by a number of glitches.
Social media platform Twitter recently updated its policies on child sexual exploitation, quietly adding that it was no longer acceptable to "promote or normalize sexual attraction to minors.
A recent report from theNew York Timesstates that the Justice Department is targeting a secretive partnership between Apple and Google worth billions of dollars as part of its landmark antitrust case.
It has now been 12 days since theNew York Postwas locked out of its Twitter account for sharing its story that alleged that Hunter Biden leveraged his father’s position as vice president to benefit his business dealings.
Tech giant Google reportedly keeps user data from YouTube and Google.com even after users of its Google Chrome web browser request that the browser purge all website cookies and site data.
Uber drivers are reportedly suing the ride-sharing firm for allegedly pressuring them to support Prop 22, a ballot initiative to make gig workers independent contractors instead of employees as mandated by a recent state law.
Facebook's Oversight Board, often referred to as the platform's "supreme court," has announced a new process that would allow users to escalate content removal appeals directly to the Oversight Board if they feel that their posts have been removed unfairly.
In a recent article, theLos Angeles Timesoutlines how Facebook collaborates with the authoritarian Vietnamese government to shut down dissent within the country while publicly claiming to be a platform of free speech in the United States.
The Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok has reportedly removed a number of anti-Trump videos after an investigation showed that many of the creators were failing to disclose that they were paid by a marketing company for the videos, a violation of FTC rules for paid content on social media.
Social media giant Facebook has outlined its efforts to fight "inauthentic behavior" on the platform. The company claims that financial gain is the primary motivator for what it describes as "an effort to mislead people.
At a recent virtual conference hosted by theWall Street Journal, former Google Chairman and Clinton lackey Eric Schmidt stated that he doesn't believe that the tech giant is a monopoly as it doesn't have 100 percent market share.
It has been eight days since theNew York Post was locked out of its Twitter account for sharing its bombshell story that claimed that Hunter Biden leveraged his father's position as Vice President at the time to benefit his business dealings.
The recent landmark antitrust lawsuit from the Justice Department claims that Google paid mobile carriers $1 billion last year to continue its monopolistic dominance of searches completed on America's smartphones.
Social media site Twitter is reportedly altering how retweets work on its platform ahead of the November presidential election in an attempt to prevent the spread of what it considers "misinformation" on the platform.
A recent report from theNew York Post claims that Facebook has hired Chinese nationals who are "working on censorship," at the company. China famously employs the "Great Chinese Firewall" to block many websites within the communist country, including Facebook.
A recent report from theNew York Post alleges that employees at tech giant Facebook are "ashamed" of the social media giant's censorship of thePost's bombshell reports on Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden, his son Hunter, and their alleged dealings with Burisma.
A recent study by the social media engagement tracking firm Newswhip found that theNew York Post's recent bombshell story on Joe Biden, Hunter Biden, and their alleged deal with Burisma had its reach cut in half by Facebook compared to anti-Trump stories from other publications.
The Justice Department has filed its long-awaited antitrust lawsuit against Google, alleging that the Big Tech Masters of the Universe engaged in anticompetitive practices to preserve its monopoly power and crush competitors to its search and advertising businesses.
Following the recent censorship of the New York Post'sbombshell story about Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden, his son Hunter, and alleged ties to Burisma, thePost reviewed the Twitter accounts of multiple Twitter employees revealing deep anti-Trump bias within the company.
In a recent op-ed, legal scholar Jonathan Turley refers to Twitter and Facebook as "state media" after they attempted to stop the viral spread of the recentNew York Post bombshell reports about Hunter Biden, Burisma, and the alleged involvement of Joe Biden in their business dealings.
Five days after theNew York Post published a bombshell story about Hunter Biden, Joe Biden, and the family's alleged ties to Burisma, thePost remains blacklisted from Twitter for sharing the story.
A recent internal probe of Robinhood trading app accounts discovered almost 2,000 customer accounts were compromised in a recent hacking spree.
Following Facebook and Twitter's decision to censor a recent bombshell article from theNew York Post about Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son Hunter, Facebook has remained mostly silent about the issue as Twitter has dominated the headlines with its link blocking, suspension of prominent media & politicians, and policy changes.
The Poynter Institute, which certifies third-party fact-checkers for the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe, has published a column accusing Facebook and Twitter of acting as "arbiters of truth" following the mass censorship of theNew York Post'srecent article about Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son Hunter.
The Intercept co-founding editor Glenn Greenwald criticized Facebook and Twitter's recent censorship of theNew York Post's bombshell article revealing Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden's alleged meeting with executives of a Ukrainian energy firm.
Following Twitter's decision to censor all links to theNew York Post's bombshellstory revealing that Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden allegedly met with executives from a Ukrainian energy firm employing his son, Hunter Biden, on the basis of its "hacked materials" policy, the company has announced big changes to the policy.
A recent report from theWall Street Journaloutlines how travel sites that previously benefited from Google's search engine rankings are now finding themselves being limited by the company's algorithms as Google creates its own products in direct competition with them.
Following the publication of theNew York Post’sbombshell story about the Biden family’s business dealings in Ukraine, Twitter has allowed #EricTrumpUkraineScandal to trend while actively censoring thePost's story across the platform.
Following the publication of theNew York Post's bombshell story about the Biden family's business dealings in Ukraine, Facebook and Twitter worked hard to suppress the story across their platforms.
A recent report alleges that the Justice Department plans to charge Google with violating antitrust laws this week in the largest action taken against a U.S. tech firm in two decades.
Social media giant Facebook recently announced that it will expand its hate speech policies to ban any content that "denies or distorts the Holocaust."
A recent report claims that the roof flew off a Tesla Model Y on its first drive home from the factory, the latest in a long line of stories of poor Tesla quality control.
Many employees at Silicon Valley tech companies have recently moved to cheaper locales to work remotely amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Big Tech has responded by slashing salaries using "cost-of-living" reductions, increasing tensions between the Masters of the Universe and their highly-touted employees.
Tech giant Apple reportedly forced the privacy-focused email app ProtonMail to add in-app purchases to its iPhone app despite the service being free for years. Apple's treatment of the popular privacy-centric email service is another example of Tim Cook's company flexing its monopoly power.
Tech giant Google has reportedly rolled out an update to its Android mobile platform that will enable devices to listen to every sound in users' homes and alert them to certain household sounds.