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.

No More! Mark Levin Finalizes Departure from Facebook

TechWatch
December 30th, 2020 9:09 AM

Talk radio star Mark Levin told his social media audiences that he would be leaving Facebook. The announcements came after Levin had already hinted at boycotting the social media giant.

Zuckerberg Supports Liberal-Funded Org Under Guise of Election Aide

TechWatch
December 9th, 2020 12:17 PM

With the results of the 2020 election still being contested in several states, the need to uphold election integrity is incredibly important. With few other options, voting jurisdictions found help from organizations, including to one that censorious Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg donated $350 million.

Counties all across the nation found themselves underfunded and unprepared for what…

Sens. Lee, Cruz, Hawley, Blackburn BASH Big Tech Censorship at Hearing

TechWatch
November 17th, 2020 4:26 PM

Senate Republicans were not taking any excuses about censorship of conservatives from two Big Tech CEOs who appeared before the Senate once again. The Nov. 17 hearing, entitled “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election,” featured testimony from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Sen. Hirono Pressures Social Media CEO's to Ban Trump

TechWatch
November 17th, 2020 3:52 PM

During Tuesday's Senate Judiciary hearing, Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) asked the CEO’s of Facebook and Twitter if President Donald Trump would still be allowed on their platforms “after he stops being president.” Hirono asked the CEOs: “I wonder, what are both of you prepared to do regarding Donald Trump’s use of your platforms after he stops being president? Will he still be deemed…

Sen. Josh Hawley Skewers Social Media Firms as ‘Robber Barons’

TechWatch
November 17th, 2020 1:54 PM

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) raked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over the coals in a Nov. 17 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. “You’re the robber barons,” said Hawley to both Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. “Your companies are the most powerful companies in the world and I’m going to talk about how you’re coordinating together to control information.”

Senator Mike Lee Torches Big Tech for History of One-Sided ‘Mistakes’

TechWatch
November 17th, 2020 1:52 PM

On Tuesday, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) raked Facebook and Twitter over the coals at a hearing for having a history of “mistakes” that overwhelmingly appear to target conservatives.

Cruz: Dems’ Censorship Demands of Big Tech Are ‘Totalitarian Instinct’

TechWatch
November 17th, 2020 1:33 PM

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) slammed Democrats during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over their calls for social media platforms to increase censorship. “There is an absolute silence for Democrats speaking out for the citizens silenced by Big Tech.” Cruz said. “Instead, there is a demand: use even more power to silence dissent, and that’s a totalitarian instinct that I think is very…

Cornyn: ‘Glad to Hear’ Zuckerberg, Dorsey Open to Section 230 Reform

TechWatch
November 17th, 2020 11:52 AM

During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, the CEO’s from both Facebook and Twitter agreed that reforms to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is a necessary step forward for social media platforms.

Senate GOP Set for Round 2 Fighting with Dorsey, Zuckerberg

TechWatch
November 16th, 2020 3:51 PM

GOP senators are ready to go on the attack against two Big Tech CEOs at a Senate hearing tomorrow about how online censorship influenced the election.

 

The hearing, entitled “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election,” will feature testimony from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and Senate Republicans are ready for round…

Sacha Baron Cohen: Zuckerberg Must ‘Stand With Trump' or 'Democracy'

Culture
November 13th, 2020 4:33 PM

Sacha Baron Cohen, famous for his portrayal of fictional Kazakhstani journalist Borat, thinks that the end is nigh for America’s "democracy" and President Donald Trump is out to bring it down, with the help of his accomplice--Mark Zuckerberg.

Fact-Check This: Candace Owens Says She's Suing Facebook Fact-Checkers

TechWatch
November 6th, 2020 3:18 PM

New member of the Daily Wire, Candace Owens, announced that she has filed a lawsuit against Facebook fact-checkers Lead Stories and USA Today for censoring American’s free speech. Owens has hinted at the possibility of a lawsuit ever since her opinions began getting fact-checked, which led to her Facebook page being demonetized in August.

Exclusive: Top 8 Ways Big Tech Has Tried to Fix the Election

TechWatch
November 2nd, 2020 1:34 PM

Big Tech has worked hard to influence the 2020 presidential election to aid the left. The major social media sites have restricted conservative content, censored the president of the United States and even silenced content from a major news organization because it embarrassed the Democrat nominee.

Facebook CEO Calls Election a ‘Test’ of Platform’s Work: Report

TechWatch
October 30th, 2020 3:12 PM

Election Day is almost here, and Facebook is still convinced that it must make every effort to combat misinformation on its platform. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly called the election a “test” of everything the company has done to combat “foreign interference, voter suppression, calls for violence and more” in a quarterly earnings conference call, according to Bloomberg News.…