Facebook, Twitter Have Not Removed Shut Down DC Page

TechWatch
November 2nd, 2020 1:38 PM

Americans across the nation are waiting with bated breath for the results of the presidential election, but one group may take matters into its own hands if Trump isn’t defeated — and Big Tech hasn’t done anything about it. Shut Down DC “is targeting at least 27 conservative organizations in the Washington metro area as Election Day approaches,” reported The Daily Signal. Despite…

Walter Williams Column: Today and Yesterday

September 10th, 2020 2:45 PM

In matters of race and other social phenomena, there is a tendency to believe that what is seen today has always been. For black people, the socioeconomic progress achieved during my lifetime, which started in 1936, exceeded anyone's wildest dreams. In 1936, most black people lived in gross material poverty and racial discrimination. Such poverty and discrimination is all but nonexistent today…

Too Bad, So Sad: NYT Triggered a Conservative Was Pence Pool Reporter

August 5th, 2020 10:48 PM

On Wednesday, New York Times White House correspondent and MSNBC contributor Annie Karni sounded the alarm, expressing dismay about the state of press freedoms because....The Daily Signal served as the pool outlet for Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Tampa? And that’s not a typo. Karni actually wrote a 705-word meltdown about how Daily Signal executive editor, Heritage Foundation…

New Facebook Oversight Board Member ‘Standing with the Revolutions!’

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June 8th, 2020 5:23 PM

The most radical member of Facebook’s new Oversight Board just showed herself to be even more unhinged than many feared. Tawakkol Karman, a supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood, announced in a June 7 tweet amidst international destructive protests that she is “standing with the revolutions!” The Muslim Brotherhood has many divisions involved in nefarious activities. One of the Brotherhood’…

YouTube Launches Fact-Checking Panels for US Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

TechWatch
April 29th, 2020 3:12 PM
YouTube’s fact-checking panels will now be launched in America after being tested in India. YouTube’s chief product officer Neal Mohan, was quoted in The Verge’s April 28 coverage explaining that “When users are searching on YouTube around a specific claim, we want to give an opportunity for those fact checks to show up right then and there, when our users are looking for…

YouTube Made 30 Changes to Lower ‘Borderline’ Video Views by 70%

TechWatch
December 4th, 2019 2:36 PM
YouTube defines itself as an “open video platform,” where videos that don’t break the rules are free to flourish. But a new blog from the company contradicts its own statement. “The Fours Rs of Responsibility, Part 2” detailed the 30 changes YouTube made to its algorithms in the last year in order to promote what it labelled “authoritative news” and…

Kerry's 'World War Zero' Climate Coalition Likely to Achieve Just Zero

Business
December 3rd, 2019 10:46 AM
If the left’s ongoing conniptions on climate change haven’t proven hysterical enough, former Obama Secretary of State John Kerry decided to launch a bipartisan “World War Zero” coalition on climate change. Some of the big names headlining “World War Zero” are former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, former moderate Republican governors Arnold…

Instance of Google/YouTube Bias: 300+ Trump Ads Removed

TechWatch
December 2nd, 2019 5:26 PM
YouTube took down more than 300 ads from President Donald Trump’s election campaign in what is only the latest example of the company fighting with the right. CBS News reportedly “found that over 300 video ads were taken down by Google and YouTube, mostly over the summer, for violating company policy. But the archive doesn't detail what policy was violated.” 

After ‘60 Minutes’ Pressure, Will YouTube Allow Free Speech?

TechWatch
December 2nd, 2019 1:43 PM
“60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl visited YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California to have a scorching interview with YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki over free speech controversies online. Stahl opened the episode by saying that the internet’s biggest video platform has “come under increasing scrutiny, accused of propagating white supremacy, peddling conspiracy…

Heritage Foundation Duels with YouTube over Censorship

TechWatch
November 5th, 2019 3:16 PM
The Heritage Foundation released a video that blasts the biggest video platform on the net for alleged censorship.This video is “the first public acknowledgment of a months-long, behind-the-scenes dispute” between the conservative think tank Heritage Foundation and Google partner organization YouTube, reported Axios.

Pelosi Meets ‘Queer Eye’ Star About Trans Bathroom/Non-Binary Pronoun

Culture
September 27th, 2019 2:44 PM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been doing a lot of IMPORTANT work in past week. You know, postponing a bipartisan gun control compromise, risking the credibility of her entire party over a shaky at best impeachment initiative, and hanging with super flamboyant queer TV star Jonathan Van Ness while the Republic is in turmoil.

Academic Stupidity and Brainwashing

September 11th, 2019 10:41 PM
Just when we thought colleges could not spout loonier ideas, we have a new one from American University. They hired a professor to teach other professors to grade students based on their "labor" rather than their writing ability. The professor that American University hired to teach that nonsense is Asao B. Inoue, who is a professor at the University of Washington in Tacoma in…

Cornell: Peterson, Shapiro ‘Infect’ Users With Alt-Right Beliefs

TechWatch
August 27th, 2019 4:33 PM
A study from Cornell University claims YouTube channels that feature prominent conservative figures are “infecting” users with alt-right beliefs. “Auditing Radicalization Pathways on YouTube,” written by five academics, concluded that “channels in the Intellectual Dark Web (IDW) and the Alt-lite would be gateways to fringe far right ideology.” The study,…

Senator Kyl To Hawley Over Facebook Audit: ‘Appreciate What We Did'

TechWatch
August 23rd, 2019 11:46 AM
The Facebook conservative audit conducted by former Republican senator Jon Kyl did very little to address concerns of censorship. The social media company only changed half a policy in response to the audit. Now Kyl is defending his work against criticism from the right.