YouTube Says Trump Account to Be Restored…When Platform Says It’s Safe

TechWatch
March 5th, 2021 4:31 PM

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki declared that Former President Donald Trump would only be allowed back on the platform when YouTube says it’s safe. Don’t hold your breath.

News Outlet Says YouTube Suspended Channel for Trump CPAC Speech

TechWatch
March 4th, 2021 3:57 PM

Former President Donald Trump gave a powerful speech at the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference, but Right Side Broadcasting Network said that the world’s largest video host cracked down on its content and its ability to share videos.

Laying Down the Law! Iowa Legislature Joins Fight Against Big Tech

TechWatch
March 2nd, 2021 4:26 PM

Iowa Republicans have decided to lay down the law against Big Tech censorship and have joined the growing list of state legislatures fighting against abuses by Big Tech. Iowa State Representatives Jon Jacobsen (R), Anne Osmundson (R), and Skyler Wheeler (R) have introduced a bill to discourage and potentially penalize social media platforms that engage in online censorship.

ABSURD! Study Labels Conservatives, IDW Members Gateways to Extremism

TechWatch
February 25th, 2021 2:12 PM

A new Anti-Defamation League study labels conservative commentators and members of the “Intellectual Dark Web” as “gateways” to extremist content. 


 

Coca-Cola Training Encouraged Employees to 'Be Less White’

Culture
February 24th, 2021 9:18 PM

Uh oh. Pepsi fans may have an advantage amidst the ongoing Pepsi vs. Coke feud as Coca-Cola faces backlash for encouraging employees to “Try to be less white.”

House Republicans SLAM Left’s Attack on Free Speech During Hearing

TechWatch
February 24th, 2021 5:06 PM

The war against free speech has spilled over from Big Tech and has now begun to rage in traditional media forums. The left has now sought to target conservative media in a congressional hearing today, but House Republicans were not having it.  The House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Feb. 24 entitled “Fanning the Flames: Disinformation and Extremism in the…

Bozell, Conservative Leaders Call on State AGs to Investigate Big Tech

TechWatch
February 23rd, 2021 10:00 AM

Brent Bozell and conservative leaders on Tuesday released a letter to the Attorney General of Texas calling for an investigation into whether Big Tech companies like Twitter, Facebook, Google and YouTube are in violation of the Consumer Protection Statue in the state. See below for the full letter: 

Don Jr. SLAMS Big Tech, Says He Joined a Free Speech Alternative

TechWatch
February 23rd, 2021 9:59 AM

Donald Trump Jr. decided to lead the charge in combating Big Tech by joining YouTube alternative Rumble. “It’s a platform that still believes in freedom of speech,” he said of his decision to use Rumble. “It’s not like so many of the other social platforms out there where, obviously, you know leadership is totally biased, where the algorithms only go one way, where they do whatever they can to…

YouTube CENSORS Testimony in Ohio Legislature, Deems It Misinformation

TechWatch
February 22nd, 2021 12:41 PM

YouTube has, once again, cracked down on testimony that it decided was “misinformation” about COVID-19. The video-sharing platform removed a video featuring testimony from Thomas Renz, an attorney for the anti-lockdown advocacy group “Ohio Stands Up!” Renz spoke before the Ohio House State and Local Government Committee in support of House Bill 90, which would “establish legislative…

YouTube CENSORS Latest Trump Interview with Newsmax

TechWatch
February 22nd, 2021 11:57 AM

YouTube has not stopped its censorious ways. Now the platform has torched a Newsmax interview with former President Donald Trump.

‘It’s Bizarre’: Dr. Drew Says YouTube Censored Account for Virus Talk

TechWatch
February 17th, 2021 12:06 PM

YouTube has reportedly censored another medical doctor for the cardinal sin of discussing COVID-19.Dr. Drew Pinsky, known primarily as Dr. Drew, said that he was censored on YouTube, which has made him just the latest victim in YouTube’s rampage against “medical misinformation.”  

Only 11% of Voters Are Very Confident Social Media Censorship Is Fair

TechWatch
February 16th, 2021 10:08 AM

Only one in nine U.S. likely voters are very confident that social media censor questionable content in a fair and unbiased way, while nearly half have no trust at all that it will do so, a new Rasmussen survey finds.

Facebook, YouTube Crack Down on Virus and Vaccine Misinformation

TechWatch
February 11th, 2021 10:46 AM

Big Tech companies have doubled down in their efforts to suppress content they have deemed “misinformation” about COVID-19 and vaccinations. Facebook and YouTube have reportedly removed a video questioning the COVID-19 vaccine. Facebook also allegedly removed an anti-vaccine group.
 

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'Call a Spade a Spade’: ‘Pitbull’ Claims COVID Used For Communism

Culture
February 10th, 2021 4:18 PM

Rapper Pitbull, also known as “Mr. Worldwide” in the music industry, referenced the darker side of his Cuban heritage in a glossed-over interview from September 2020 that's gained renewed interest on Twitter. The Cuban-American rapper/singer claimed that the current government crackdown to protect us from China virus reminds him of his family’s experience living through Castro’s communist…