Speaking to Google employees a few days after the 2016 election, Google VP for Global Affairs Kent Walker assured the company that despite Trump’s election, history was “on [their] side” but that they must work to ensure that “populism [and] nationalism” around the world is nothing more than a “blip” and a “hiccup” in the march towards progress.
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BuzzFeed senior technology writer Charlie Warzel acknowledged that he sent emails to Twitter enquiring about tweets from Infowarsfounder Alex Jones ahead of the social media company's decision to ban Jones from its platform.
The masters of the universe continue to prove that there really is a conspiracy against Alex Jones.
Speaking before Senators and Representatives today, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey repeatedly referred to his platform as a "public square" while simultaneouslyarguing that he has the right to remove lawful content protected by the First Amendment from it.
Damage Control: Twitter Says Overzealous Shadowbanning Was a Mistake, 3 Days Before Congress Grills CEO Jack Dorsey
Twitter has said that its overzealous downranking of accounts was the result of errors in their system, just three days before CEO Jack Dorsey is set to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the subject of social media censorship.
President Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to condemn Google, criticizing the search engine as "rigged" for favoring liberal and establishment news publications in its search results.
President Trump wants to liberate independent journalism on social media; Facebook wants to rank and censor it.
House minority leader Nancy Pelosi, who would likely become Speaker of the House if Democrats win the midterms this November, called the censorship of conservatives on social media an "outrageous conspiracy theory" earlier this week.
Facebook's head of global news partnerships, Campbell Brown told Australian media executives that Mark Zuckerberg "doesn't care about publishers," according to a report in Murdoch-owned newspaperthe Australian.
Does the New York Times still think censorship concerns are "overblown"?
The far-left network played a central role in the campaign to get Alex Jones kicked off social media.
If Facebook was trying to sabotage the Democrat-pushed Trump-Russia collusion narrative this week, it did a great job.
After a year of demands for censorship of conservatives on Facebook, the shoe is on the other foot.
Earlier today, Facebook announced the banning of 32 political pages and accounts suspected of "co-ordinated inauthentic behavior" linked to foreign agents.
"Competition" against Silicon Valley's progressive racket is currently impossible.
The Intercept co-Founder and Pulitzer Prize winner Glenn Greenwald slammed Twitter for its attempts to deny "shadowbanning," or covertly restricting user content, in a series of tweets earlier today.
Ronna McDaniel says Twitter ignored a letter expressing concerns about social media censorship.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) says payment processors shouldn't decide what speech is allowed to thrive online.
A large number of right-wing and conservative Twitter accounts, including Breitbart News journalists, have been tagged with a mysterious Twitter filter that appears to block their tweets from some searches.
The Intercept reports that Ecuador will soon withdraw asylum from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been claiming refuge in the country's London embassy since 2012, citing fears that he will be extradited to the U.S.
Google previously rejected a talk by Jordan Peterson for "potentially controversial subject matter."
Facebook thinks it can preserve its "commitment to free speech" by just censoring 80 percent of your post's reach.
Just because your handle is "LibPwner2016" doesn't mean you're really anonymous.
The prank further exposes Google's dependence on Wikipedia for "reliable" information.
Like Facebook, Apple wants to hand-pick the news its users read, instead of leaving it to the individual.
Bokhari: Establishment and Social Media Giants Fail to 'Fact Check' TIME Magazine's Refugee Hoax Cover
The campaign against the spread of "misinformation" on social media is a partisan lie. TIME's fake-news cover proves it.
The tweet suggests stabbing ICE agents and ripping out their hearts.
Twitter's policy of banning users "at any time, for any reason, or no reason" could be unconscionable.
"The pervasiveness of the largest digital platforms makes Standard Oil look like a corner gas station" said the CEO.
New York Times CEO: Facebook Shouldn't Be 'World's Editor in Chief', Censoring Fake News 'Not the Right Answer'
The CEO revealed that Mark Zuckerberg told the NYT that they could expect to do "very well" in Facebook's "trusted news" rankings.
Facebook is advertising to hire "news credibility specialists," as the company continues to take on the role of a publisher, making editorial decisions about what news content is "trusted" and what is not.
Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Twitter all work with the far-left Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), according to a new report.
Flashback: Zuckerberg Assured Congress that Facebook, Now Publishing Mainstream News, Isn't a Publisher
"I agree that we're responsible for the content, but we don't produce the content", Zuckerberg told lawmakers in April.
The Facebook CEO faces mounting questions over whether his statements to Congress in April were accurate.
Sen. Tom Cotton has warned that Huawei is "essentially an arm of the Chinese government."
Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I) said Zuckerberg must be "held accountable."
Facebook banned anti-extremist Australian Imam Mohammad Tawhidi after he sarcastically mocked Hamas in a post.
Google briefly listed "Nazism" as an official ideology of the California Republican Party, due to the search engine's dependence on unreliable information from Wikipedia.
London's Evening Standard newspaper sold favorable coverage to a number of companies, including tech giants Google and Uber, according to a report published by the watchdog group openDemocracy.
Twitter has acknowledged that it is working to artificially limit the reach of "troll-like" accounts on the platform — "shadowbanning" users in all but name, a practice that the company has repeatedly denied.
Facebook also admitted that its automated technology for detecting hate speech "doesn't work that well."
"The nexusof power in American media has moved from New York City to Silicon Valley," said Sen. Cruz.
Establishment elites don't want a level playing field on social media.
When asked about the headlines at Breitbart News, the Google Assistant read off an anti-Breitbart hitpiece from the Huffington Post.
A number of conservatives have been banned from the platform for posting facts and factual claims.
Failing to properly disclose native political ads could cause BuzzFeed to run afoul of the FEC and FTC.
The corporate boots of Silicon Valley are still going to tread on you.
Another former adviser to top Democrats joins Facebook's lobbying machine.
The Heritage Foundation will defend Facebook's legal right as a "private company" to censor content and will oppose attempts to regulate the tech giant, according to the think tank's senior research fellow for technology, Klon Kitchen.
Facebook plans to fight perceptions of anti-conservative bias... by tapping Eric Holder's law firm.
Even Mark Zuckerberg's posts were flagged with the questionnaire, which asked users to determine what posts were "hate speech."
Facebook has deleted an event page hosted by San Diegans for Secure Borders (SDSB), citing a violation of their community standards. The event was a protest against the caravan of illegal aliens aiming to enter the U.S.
Is this the first time Jack Dorsey has apologized to a conservative?
If Congress is looking for a pattern of bias against conservatives, they don't have far to look.
Google has filed a motion in court to seal documents pertaining to James Damore's class-action lawsuit against them, arguing that the documents were causing their employees to be "harassed.
Two-Faced: Congressional Democrats Defend Tech Giant’s Right to Censor, also Call Censorship a ‘Conspiracy Theory’
Congressional Democrats launched an all-out war against conservative concerns about censorship on social media today, calling the concerns a "conspiracy theory", even as they defended tech giants' right to censor content on the basis of political viewpoint.
There is currently no way to track Google's manipulation of search results and search suggestions.
Abuses of power by Google have the potential to dramatically impact democratic elections, and are nearly impossible to detect.
The ties between big tech and "digital rights" groups run deep.
Ordinary Americans don't want to trade internet freedom for protection from "fake news."
Google Lawsuit: Senior Engineer Alon Altman Wanted to Sabotage Trump’s Android Phone, Ban His Gmail Account
The radical leftist, still employed at the company, also suggested blacklisting right-wing sites and censoring YouTube.
Lawsuit: Google Instructed Managers that ‘Individual Achievement’ and ‘Objectivity’ Were Examples of ‘White Dominant Culture’
Meritocracy, winning, avoiding conflict, a belief in objectivity, and a 'colorblind' racial frame were cited as examples of 'white dominant culture.'
If Mark Zuckerberg really wants Facebook to be a "platform for all ideas," as he repeatedly told lawmakers last week, all he needs to do is add a single, radical new feature to the social network.
Zuckerberg tried to dodge the tough questions, but occasionally the truth slipped out.
The Virginia congressman asked Zuckerberg to clarify Facebook's definition of "misinformation."
Rep. Scalise zeroed in on allegations regarding algorithm bias and special favors to the Obama campaign.
Mark Zuckerbergfaced a mixture of tough and softball questions at yesterday's Senate hearing. Many questions were left unanswered, and members of the House will have to pick up the slack today.
The Senator from Alaska's question has potentially drastic policy implications for Facebook.
Sen. Ted Cruz grilled Mark Zuckerberg over political bias at Facebook.
Facebook may have violated federal campaign law in 2012 when, according to former Obama media analytics director Carol Davidsen, it gave the Obama campaign special favors, says former Federal Election Commissioner Hans A.
Facebook has a thing for former Obama staffers.
If lawmakers want to represent the concerns of the public, they should ask Zuckerberg these questions.
Facebook wants to set the rules for all of journalism, Will Congress let their naked power-grab continue?
Report: Establishment Media Soaring on Facebook, Conservative Media in Decline Following Algorithm Change
Corporate media received a massive boost in Facebook engagement this month, following the social network's January 11 algorithm change, while conservative media declined, according to independent social media analysis.
Epstein at Masters of the Universe Town Hall: Everything that Goes Through Gmail Is Monitored by Google
At the Breitbart News "Masters of the Universe" town hall event on big tech on Thursday evening, psychologist Dr. Robert Epstein explained how Google reads everything that goes through Gmail — including deleted drafts and incoming emails from non-Google email clients.
Masters of the Universe Town Hall: Epstein Explains Tech Giants Could Swing a U.S. Election Without Us Knowing
"10 percent could be shifted - that's a lot of votes, with no-one knowing that they've done this."
Representatives from conservative media slammed Silicon Valley's tech giants, with some calling for regulation.
Zuckerberg: ‘Three-Year Project’ to ‘Fix’ Elections, Fake News, Misinformation – Just in Time for 2020
Mark Zuckerberg wants to fix "fake news," "misinformation" and foreign interference in three years - just in time for the 2020 elections.
Facebook has attacked Breitbart News, attaching a Wikipedia smear job next to Breitbart links.
Wired wants to replace Zuck with the executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation, which funds the hilariously biased Wikipedia.
Left-wing "net neutrality groups" have paid little attention to the growing power of Google, Facebook, Twitter, and other companies engaged in the restriction of online content.
Zuckerberg explained in no uncertain terms that Facebook will now decide what counts as "quality" news.
The Apple CEO had criticized Zuckerberg over Facebook's business model of selling user data.
Despite President Trump's public attacks on the company, tech giant Amazon is still in line to receive a lucrative contract to exclusively provide cloud services to the Department of Defense.
Ex-MSNBC contributor and Vanity Fair contributing editor Kurt Eichenwald attacked Parkland shooting survivor Kyle Kashuv on social media.
“I think the best regulation is no regulation, is self-regulation,” he said. “However, I think we’re beyond that here.”
"Official: Ecuador cutting off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's communications outside London embassy." - AP
The MRC will monitor PolitiFact.com, FactCheck.org, Snopes.com, Washington Post Fact Checker, AP Fact Check and CNN Fact Check.
A Facebook tool designed to inform users about the advertisers trying to target them through the platform withholds key information from consumers that get too curious, even locking them out when they use it too many times, according to a report in Bloomberg Businessweek.
Facebook's share price took a massive hit as the company's data privacy scandal deepened.
The CEOs of Apple and IBM gave a blunt assessment of Facebook's ongoing data privacy scandal.
In a rare departure from the mainstream narrative, Zuckerberg expressed doubts about being the world's censor.
Revealed: Mark Zuckerberg Wants to ‘Trade’ Free Speech for ‘Safety’ And ‘Having an Informed Community’
Zuckberg confirms that Facebook will no longer be a neutral platform for free speech - it will be edited from the top down.
Citi group, the fourth-largest bank in the United States, has announced it will no longer do business with clients that do not comply with progressive gun control requirements.
Mark Zuckerberg is dancing to the tune of politicians, corporations and global elites, not his own users.
Zuckerberg Breaks Silence on Cambridge Analytica … But Says Nothing About Obama’s Facebook Data Harvesting
Zuckerberg apologized to users for weak data protections prior to 2014, and promised to audit developers of pre-2014 apps. Will that include Obama's 2012 campaign?
Did the mainstream media forget about Barack Obama's massive effort to harvest Facebook data, or were they just not paying attention?
The New York Times piece features ex-Obama data wonks joking about trawling through the Facebook feeds of their supporters' "old college friends and ex-girlfriends."
In 2013, Waters revealed that Barack Obama possessed a "kind of database that no-one has ever seen before," with "information about everything, on every individual."
In explosive comments, a former senior staffer on Obama's 2012 campaign claims that Facebook representatives admitted to being "on their side."