Twitter, Facebook Lose $51.2B Combined in Market Value after Trump Ban

Business
January 15th, 2021 1:41 PM

There’s a high price to pay for banning President Donald Trump from social media platforms, and both Twitter and Facebook are feeling the massive bite out of their wallets for doing just that.

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Twitter Censorship Plans Exposed: ‘Much Bigger Than Just One Account’

TechWatch
January 14th, 2021 10:06 PM

On Thursday night, Project Veritas released a secretly recorded video of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey talking about his company’s censorship plans beyond President Donald Trump and his exit from office.

Twitter CEO Rationalizes ‘Dangerous’ Ban of President Trump

TechWatch
January 14th, 2021 1:33 PM

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended the platform’s decision to ban President Donald Trump in — what else? — a Twitter thread. Dorsey’s defense of Twitter’s decision to ban Trump called the banning of Trump’s account “dangerous.” “I do not celebrate or feel pride in our having to ban @realDonaldTrump from Twitter, or how we got here. After a clear warning we’d take this action, we made a…

Twitter Mocked for Condemnation of Internet Censorship... In Uganda

January 14th, 2021 10:23 AM

Not the  Babylon Bee. Twitter is condemning internet censorship. No, not in the United States or Europe. Twitter is condemning  internet service providers blocking social media apps in Uganda in the runup  to their election.

NY Times Compares Trump Election Claims to Stalin, Hitler’s ‘Big Lie’

January 13th, 2021 11:09 PM

The hypocrisy is blatant: While Big Tech giants Twitter, Apple, Facebook, etc., are gleefully banning the sitting president and prominent conservative activists from public platforms while simultaneously using their monopoly power to squelch competition (the free-speech Twitter alternative Parler), the New York Times breezily compares Trump to Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin…

SCOTUS Ruling Protects Unborn Children From Abortion Drugs

Culture
January 13th, 2021 5:35 PM

Despite all the bad news clinging to the Trump administration in its final week, President Trump’s commitment to protecting the most innocent and vulnerable among us has yielded another important pro-life victory.

NY Post Points Out Hypocrisy of What Twitter Chooses Not to Censor

TechWatch
January 13th, 2021 11:56 AM

Twitter clearly has no problem censoring President Donald Trump. It’s what the social media company has chosen not to censor that has the New York Post crying foul. The New York Post pointed out Twitter’s blatant hypocrisy in a recent article pointing out that #KillTrump was allowed on the platform, as were tweets from Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei and numerous other accounts that…

Twitter Shares Bleed $5,000,000,000 in Market Value After Trump Ban

Business
January 12th, 2021 5:52 PM

Go woke, or go broke? Orwellian platform Twitter has now experienced the effects of that principle for the draconian anti-free speech measures it has wielded lately. Yahoo! News reported that Twitter shares dive-bombed more “than 10% on Monday” following its decision to ban President Donald Trump from its site after the Capitol Hill riot Jan. 6.

Free Speech Is Being Tested Again

January 12th, 2021 4:27 PM

Twitter and Facebook have permanently banned President Trump from their social platforms. Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and attorney Sidney Powell have also been permanently banned as Twitter announced a purge of “accounts dedicated to sharing content related to the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory.”

Twitter Launches Policy to Crack Down on Questioning Election

TechWatch
January 12th, 2021 11:22 AM

Twitter unveiled an updated Civic Integrity Policy in January, clarifying the platform’s iron fisted policy against questioning elections. Twitter has been one of Big Tech’s most infamous innovators when it comes to censoring genuine concerns about elections. “The public conversation occurring on Twitter is never more important than during elections and other civic events,” Twitter…

Businesses That Went Woke After Capitol Riot, Downplayed Floyd Riots

Business
January 12th, 2021 9:16 AM

Corporate America was approvingly woke when leftist Antifa and Black Lives Matter (BLM) activists rioted for several months. But businesses feign righteous indignation when people from the other side of the political aisle decide to engage in the same dangerous tactics for a day.

‘Walkaway Campaign’ Founder Says Facebook Purged Account

TechWatch
January 12th, 2021 8:17 AM

Facebook purged the WalkAway Campaign, a conservative movement, in the overall censorship fiasco that started with the complete shutdown of President Donald Trump from all tech platforms, according to the campaign’s founder.

Conservative Leaders: Tech Companies Pose Existential Threat

TechWatch
January 11th, 2021 3:54 PM

Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell and more than 30 conservative leaders issued a statement Monday calling for the breakup of Big Tech companies including Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple after their sweeping acts of censorship against conservatives and President Donald Trump this past week.

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Bryan Cranston: ‘Cancel Culture’ Kills ‘Forgiveness,’ Causes Division

Culture
January 11th, 2021 2:49 PM

Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston thinks the left’s efforts to shut down dissenting or unwoke opinions has been getting out of hand. Last week the actor slammed “cancel culture” and expressed his hope that the new year would bring forgiveness for people making ideological mistakes.