Facebook Fact-Checker Censors NewsBusters for Criticism of Fact Check

TechWatch
July 2nd, 2020 9:26 AM

Facebook’s third-party fact-checkers, coordinated by the Soros-funded Poynter Institute through the International Fact-Checking Network, are able to suppress whatever content they want. Even when that content criticizes the fact-checkers themselves.…

Swisher Issues Ultimatum to Facebook: Censor Trump or ‘We’re Leaving’

TechWatch
July 1st, 2020 4:49 PM

Recode co-founder and New York Times contributor Kara Swisher wrote an opinion piece for The Times that was no less than a tantrum aimed at Facebook’s refusal to be as censorious as other Big Tech companies in the lead up to this November’s election. Swisher’s ultimatum to Facebook, “Clean Up Your Act, Facebook, or We’re Leaving,” is an example of the progressive left’s…

Facebook Manipulates What News It Shows, Just in Time for Election

TechWatch
July 1st, 2020 2:52 PM

Facebook is radically changing the news that is most likely to pop up across Americans’ News Feeds, just in time to have a huge impact on the upcoming election. Facebook’s Newsroom announced in a June 30 blog that “Today, we’re updating the way news stories are ranked in News Feed to prioritize original reporting and stories with transparent authorship.” Facebook stated that its new…

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Payne: ‘One Day Conservatives Will Have to Hide’ Beliefs to Get Hired

Business
June 29th, 2020 3:20 PM

As corporate America continues to pander to violent left-wing mobs, Fox Business’s Charles Payne expressed major concern about what this trend could mean for conservatives in the workplace.

Facebook Caves to Liberal Pressure and Agrees to Censor Trump

TechWatch
June 29th, 2020 2:27 PM

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once said, “I don’t think it’s right for a private company to censor politicians or the news in a democracy.” The sentiment seemed to vanish after a slew of ad boycotts and hit pieces in the liberal media.

Mark Zuckerberg Bows to Left, Says Facebook Will Expand Ad Censorship

TechWatch
June 26th, 2020 4:45 PM

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg caved to internal and external pressure and once again changed Facebook policies. He declared his platform will be “adopting some new policies to prohibit a wider category of hateful content in ads.” In a June 26 livestream Zuckerberg said his company does “believe that there is a public interest in allowing a wider range of free expression in people’s posts…

CAUGHT! Facebook Contractor Claims ‘It’s Common Sense’ to Censor MAGA

TechWatch
June 23rd, 2020 8:15 AM

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently stressed the company’s commitment to freedom of speech in an op-ed for USA Today. But an undercover investigation by Project Veritas into the world of Facebook’s third-party content moderators casts doubt on that commitment.

NYT Fantasizes About ‘Secret Deal’ Between Trump and Zuckerberg

TechWatch
June 22nd, 2020 9:54 AM

The liberal media is building its own web of conspiracy theories about President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign. The New York Times seems to think he’s made a deal with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as part of the grand plan. 

 

NY Times Writer Equates Black Lives Matter Criticism With Racism

June 20th, 2020 11:30 AM

New York Times technology writer Kevin Roose made the front of Saturday’s Business section with “Platforms Denounce Racism That Thrives There.” But Roose’s definition of “racism” seems to mean, “criticizes Black Lives Matter activists.” Roose first made a name for himself at the paper with an elaborate, panicky Sunday front-page expose, “The Making of a YouTube Radical – How the Site’…

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Will Smith’s Family Talks About Dangers of ‘Cancel Culture’

Culture
June 19th, 2020 6:25 PM

Even though it seems like everyone in the media is piling on to cancel people with opinions they don’t like, some in Hollywood are noticing that perhaps ostracizing or shaming people with different opinions isn’t the most constructive thing for peace and harmony on planet earth.

USA Today Pushed Boycott of Businesses Not Supporting BLM

Business
June 19th, 2020 4:23 PM

The media continue to take the knee to Black Lives Matter. USA Today pushed a leftist event calling for people to boycott companies that don’t support the movement.

Facebook Censors Trump Ads for ‘Organized Hate’

TechWatch
June 18th, 2020 4:13 PM

Facebook declared Thursday that it would censor ads run by President Donald Trump's re-election campaign for breaching its policies on “organized hate.” The ads, which condemned Antifa rioters as "Dangerous MOBS of far-left groups," featured an upside-down red triangle, which some have interpreted as a callback to prisoners of Nazi camps. “A red inverted triangle was first used in the…

Facebook Plans to Inform 160M Users ‘How to Vote’ in 2020 Election

TechWatch
June 17th, 2020 10:20 AM

Facebook launched a new program to incentivize its users in America to vote in the 2020 election. It announced that the platform plans to help 4 million people go out and vote. The move comes amidst massive internal and external pressure on the company to restrict or censor content from President Donald Trump. So far, Facebook has not agreed.

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Facebook Freakout: Joe Scarborough's Screaming Anti-Zuckerberg Rant

June 17th, 2020 9:24 AM

Joe Scarborough went on a screaming anti-Zuckerberg rant on Wednesday's Morning Joe. The gist was, per Scarborough, that Zuckerberg is insufficiently censoring far-right groups and foreign manipulators on Facebook, although Scarborough pointedly declined to mention Facebook by name, referring to it only as "Mark Zuckerberg's website. Joe started out calmly, but got increasingly…