PolicyEngage, a company that provides digital services to political organizations, has refused to do business with author and terrorism expert Brigitte Gabriel's organization, ACT for America, because of one of its other clients — the far-left Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).
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YouTube temporarily removed the livestreams of both Breitbart News and Right Side Broadcasting Network covering the Senate impeachment trial, in what the platform said was an error.
More left-wing journalists are waking up to the fact that unaccountable Silicon Valley corporations are ranking Americans with a system that bears a growing resemblance to China's totalitarian "social credit" system — almost a year after Breitbart Tech pointed out the same thing.
Florida state senator and GOP chairman Joe Gruters joined Breitbart News editor-in-chief Alex Marlow on Breitbart News Daily Tuesday to discuss his bill to defeat social media censorship.
Florida State Senator and GOP Leader Joe Gruters will announce a bill next week that will allow Floridians to sue social media companies that censor their political speech, and will restrict the ability of social media companies to use "hate speech" policies as a legal defense for censorship.
“Conservatism,” wrote Sir Roger Scruton, “is not a matter of defending global capitalism at all costs, or securing the privileges of the few against the many... Its underlying motive is not greed or the lust for power but simply attachment to a way of life.
At the end of the year, I wrote that Silicon Valley had become petty over the last decade, tying itself in knots over minutiae like Nancy Pelosi parody videos.
A shadowy Silicon Valley group that, largely unnoticed, bankrolled Democrat candidates up and down the country in the 2018 midterms, will spend up to $140 million to topple President Trump in 2020, according to Recode.
Report: Teen Vogue Publishes Article on Facebook's 'Fake News' Defenses - Without Disclosing It's Sponsored Content
Teen Vogue published and then deleted a longform feature on Facebook's "election integrity team," an article on the company's "fake news" defenses that was allegedly sponsored content from Facebook itself.
Andrew "Boz" Bosworth, a Facebook executive close to Mark Zuckerberg, urged his company not to tilt the scales against Donald Trump in 2020, according to a memo obtained by theNew York Times.Boz also commented on Breitbart News, saying "every time I read something from Breitbart I get 10% more liberal.
In his evisceration of Hollywood virtue-signalers at the Golden Globes yesterday, Ricky Gervais touched on an important point: A-list celebrities increasingly find themselves employed not by studios, but by tech companies with deeply questionable global business practices.
Facebook has a high opinion of itself. Its leadership appears to believe that its point of view on what is and is not a major news item is more important than that of the President of the United States.
In technology, "Moore's Law" refers to the doubling of microchip processing power every two years. Come rain or shine, every two years, new computers will roll off the production lines twice as powerful as the previous generation.
Facebook is reportedly adding "fact check" labels to a meme about Die Hard over Christmas, apparently due to a year-old Snopes article.
The Heritage Foundation and the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) have released statements defending themselves after Fox News host Tucker Carlson blasted them last night over their opposition to reforms that would strip away big tech's blanket legal privileges to censor political speech.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson slammed establishment conservatives for taking money from big tech companies to do their bidding, on Tucker Carlson Tonight,Friday night.
Google will go into next year facing a Supreme Court showdown with Oracle, a long-time competitor that alleges the Internet giant took code that was copyrighted by the company for use in its Android smartphones.
Facebook-owned Instagram is "fact-checking" satirical posts and memes on the platform via its third-party fact-checkers, and filtering them from hashtag and "explore" results.
A massive data leak from Facebook has exposed the names, personal IDs, and phone numbers of 267 million users — most of them American — on the dark web, according to reports.
Facebook will hire its own team of part-time contracted fact-checkers, in a departure from the company's previous reliance on third party fact-checking, according to a report from Axios.
Facebook has admitted that it still tracks its users' location even when "location services" on a device is turned off.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, recently made infamous over resurfaced blackface photos, has instructed his ministers to create new legislation aimed at tackling "hate speech" on social media.
Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale condemned Google's policy of restricting microtargeted ads in an interview for Fox News this weekend. Parscale theorizes that Google's management made the decision while saying, "Oh my God, we’ve got to stop them.
Twitter said it will verify the accounts of all politicians competing in congressional and gubernatorial elections in 2020, with verification beginning this week.However, this will not apply to accounts that have previously been suspended, like FL-21 GOP primary candidate Laura Loomer.
Facebook has published an update on its work to develop a "Global Oversight Board," that commentators have colloquially dubbed the "Facebook Supreme Court." The update reveals Facebook worked closely with a progressive nonprofit that pushes causes like climate change, "diversity," and "sustainability" to corporations around the world.
Google-owned YouTube has given itself a broad new range of powers to ban and demonetize channels for "harassment," including the ability to demonetize channels that haven't violated its policies in any one video.
The fiscally conservative think tankCitizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) has condemned a proposed change to satellite TV law backed by Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) that would sunset a key protection for consumers in rural red-state America.
Pro-life website LifeSite News was locked out of its Twitter account yesterday after it referred to radical transgender activist Jessica Yaniv by his male birth name, "Jonathan.
Fox News Host Pete Hegseth became the latest journalist to be suspended from Twitter after attempting to draw attention to the tweeted motivations of Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, the Saudi Arabian national responsible for the Pensacola terror attack.
Twitter locked the accounts of journalist Andy Ngo and documentary filmmaker and journalist Mike Cernovich after they shared links to the stated motivations ofMohammed Saeed Alshamrani, the Saudi Arabian national responsible for the Pensacola terror attack.
Ad-based social media platforms like Facebook and Google have long pretended that their services are "free" for users. In reality, users pay for those services with their personal data, which allows the tech giants to sell ads that a micro-targeted to your preferences.
Twitter locked the accounts of two conservative journalists in Canada Friday after they attempted to live-tweet the proceedings of transgender radical Jonathan "Jessica" Yaniv, who is on trial for illegal possession of a weapon.
Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) is calling on Google-owned YouTube to publicly explain why they have censored over 300 of President Donald Trump's political ads.
Harvard Law School professor Noah Feldman, one of the anti-Trump witnesses at yesterday's impeachment inquiry, is reportedly playing a critical role in Facebook's establishment of its content oversight board, colloquially dubbed the "Facebook Supreme Court.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg containing yet another complaint about "misinformation" on the platform.
Facebook is exploring new ways to label political ads on its platforms, following months of pressure from Democrats who want Mark Zuckerberg to censor ads from President Donald Trump's campaign that they consider to be "misinformation.
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.
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.