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Rep. Kevin McCarthy: ‘It’s Time for Google to Answer Some Questions’

Wed, 09/12/2018 - 15:45
<p>After a bombshell report was dropped by Tucker Carlson and Breitbart about Google using its influence in the 2016 elections, conservatives have major concerns.</p>

New Revelations of Pro-Hillary Collusion at Google, Univision, Voto Latino in 2016

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 20:56
<p>In the run-up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election, high-level, pro-Hillary figures at Google, Univision and the Hispanic voter drive organization Voto Latino worked together assiduously on get-out-the-vote (GOTV) initiatives and programming whose clear chief aim was to boost the Hispanic vote for Hillary Clinton.</p>

Did Google Staff Try To Fix 2016 Election for Clinton?

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 14:32
<p>In 2016, some at Google allegedly realized that it had “political power” and tried to flex it against President Trump.</p>

Twitter Alternative Gab.AI Blocked by Google for ‘Hate Speech’

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 20:53
<p>Google’s approach to hate speech is heavy-handed to say the least.</p>

Benghazi Hero Suspended from Twitter After Criticizing Obama

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 18:03
<p>Apparently questioning someone’s intelligence counts as hate speech.</p>

Twitter Bows to CNN and Bans Alex Jones Permanently

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 15:24
<p>In an unsurprising reversal, Twitter decided to ban conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and InfoWars from its platform as of Sept. 6.</p> <p> </p>

Poll: 67% of Republicans Say Google Search Is Biased

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 14:53
<p>Big tech companies have been trying to say that they don’t favor one political ideology over another. But their users don’t agree.</p>

Dorsey on Conservative Censorship: Deny, Deny, Deny

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 21:59
<p>Denial might be a river in Egypt but today it looked an awful lot like the Potomac.</p>

Lefty Twitter Wants Journos to Be Responsible in Naming ‘Fake News’

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 20:50
<p>During Wednesday’s Senate hearing concerning foreign influence on social media platforms, Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey stated that his goal in combating the proliferation of fake or misleading accounts was to amplify the voices of active journalists on the site. That’s nice, but since Dorsey has admitted his company is “<a href="https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/culture/ashley-rae-goldenberg/2018/08/20/twitter-ceo-we-lean-left-we-dont-discriminate" style="text-decoration-line:none">left-leaning</a>,” we’re left to wonder which journalists he wants to promote.</p>

Twitter Admits It Still ‘Ranks Tweets’ Based on Behavior

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 15:14
<p>Wouldn’t it be nice if Twitter allowed people to see posts from everyone they followed in the order that things were posted?</p>

Bozell to Congress: ‘The American People Deserve Answers’ on Social Media Censorship

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 15:10
<p>RESTON, VA — On August 31, Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell sent individual letters to House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) concerning Wednesday’s hearings on social media platforms featuring officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter. </p>

Twitter Waits to Remove Pic of Weeping Meghan McCain Targeted By Gun

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 16:27
<p>Twitter jumps on conservative content at the first opportunity. But how long does it take for the platform to remove actual threatening posts? If the target is conservative, the answer is too long.</p>

Study: Google Pushes Liberal News in Top 5 Search Suggestions

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 14:06
<p>A new study about Google News shows that while everyone gets the same results, five liberal news organizations “alone” made up 49 percent of the total recommendations from the respective experiments. The five were <em>The New York Times</em>, CNN, Politico, <em>The Washington Post</em> and HuffPost.</p>

Facebook and Twitter to Testify to House and Senate

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 20:29
<p>Public officials are still calling into question the practices of social media tech companies. Both Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey are set to testify in front of both the House and Senate next week, on September 5. The Senate Intelligence Committee said their hearing was focused on “social media companies’ responses to foreign influence operations.”</p> <p> </p>

UN Human Rights Chief Says Facebook Ignored Myanmar Genocide

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 16:05
<p>While Facebook rushes to focus on hate speech in the United States, apparently it hasn’t analyzed accounts from war-torn places like Myanmar.</p>

MRC’s Dan Gainor on Big Tech Censorship: ‘We Want Fairness’

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 22:00
<p>MRC Vice President of Business and Culture Dan Gainor recently appeared on the Fox Business Network’s <em>After the Bell</em> to discuss President Donald Trump’s concerns about conservative censorship online and to call for "fairness." Co-host David Asman asked what could be constituted as illegal censorship by big tech companies such as Facebook or Google on Aug. 29. Gainor replied, “I think some of the concerns that have come up for conservatives involve politics, and so if you start to limit people’s access to campaign information, that gets into territory of the Federal Election Commission.”</p>

Facebook Employees Fight Liberal ‘Intolerant Monoculture’

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 19:29
<p>Google isn’t the only big tech company with internal issues.</p>

MRC Poll: Conservatives Leaving Facebook Over Censorship, Bias

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 18:25
<p>he Media Research Center (MRC) today released a new poll conducted by McLaughlin & Associates gauging self-described conservatives’ attitudes toward Facebook and other social media companies. According to the poll, one-third (32%) of self-described conservative Facebook users have left or are considering leaving Facebook due to political censorship. Two-thirds (66%) of conservatives agreed they do not trust Facebook to treat its users equally regardless of their political beliefs. Another two-thirds (65%) of self-described conservatives believe social media companies like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are purposely censoring conservatives and conservative ideas from their platforms.</p>

Media Elite Mock ‘Crazy’ Trump and Conservative ‘Paranoia’ Over Censorship Claims

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 18:11
<p>Men did land on the moon, and social media/search platforms are biased against conservatives. But to lefty Hollywood stars and media pundits, Donald Trump noting the latter is tantamount to conspiracy theories denying the former. The <a href="https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/culture/ashley-rae-goldenberg/2018/04/16/censored-how-online-media-companies-are-suppressing" style="text-decoration-line:none">censorship of conservatives by Facebook, Twitter, Google and YouTube</a> has been proven, and is on-going. But the left has always had to deny help from biased media, because its arguments can’t stand on their own without help from information gatekeepers.</p>

Cuomo Says Trump Has No ‘Facts on His Side’ With Google Bias

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 17:19
<p>In their war against Trump, the liberal media have made sure to side with the big tech companies that promote their work.</p>

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