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Republicans will continue to cherry-pick examples of anti-conservative bias at Facebook and Twitter — but right-wing misinformation breaks more rules online

Facebook and Twitter don't censor conservative content, but "those that are exploiting the spread of fake news are Republicans," one expert said. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., on November 1.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 22nd, 2020

Facebook reportedly exempted Trump"s family and allies from its misinformation rules to avoid accusations of anti-conservative bias

Sources told the Washington Post that Facebook removed a strike from Donald Trump .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 2nd, 2020

Trump allies, largely unconstrained by Facebook’s rules against repeated falsehoods, cement pre-election dominance

From a pro-Trump super PAC to the president’s eldest son, conservatives have blown past Facebook's fact-checking guardrails, with few consequences. The pattern belies claims of anti-conservative bias......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 1st, 2020

Twitter "came up with a separate set of rules" for Trump

President Trump threatened 'big action' against social media companies for anti-conservative bias after Twitter fact-checked his tweet claiming that mail-in ballots would heighten the risk of voter fraud......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 27th, 2020

The Technology 202: Facebook attracts swift blowback from report on anti-conservative bias

Neither Republicans nor civil rights groups are happy......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 21st, 2019

A Trump executive order aimed at addressing allegations of anti-conservative bias on social media services like Twitter and Facebook is reportedly in the works

Getty/Business Insider The White House is reportedly floating several drafts of an Executive Order aimed at social med.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2019

Senate Republicans renew their claims that Facebook, Google and Twitter censor conservatives

Republicans led by Sen. Ted Cruz accused tech giants of exhibiting bias against conservatives, while Democratic lawmakers described it as a hoax meant only to gain more favorable treatment online......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 10th, 2019

Ted Cruz threatens to regulate Facebook, Google and Twitter over charges of anti-conservative bias

Republican lawmakers led by Ted Cruz accused Facebook, Google and Twitter of censoring conserv.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 10th, 2019

Republicans accused Facebook, Google and Twitter of bias. Democrats called the hearing ‘dumb.’

Facebook, Google and Twitter on Tuesday sought to defend themselves against accusations from Republican lawmakers that the tech giants censor conservative news and views during a congressional hearing that devolved into a political sniping match......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 17th, 2018

Justice Department warns tech companies as Facebook and Twitter defend themselves in Congress

A statement from the agency echoed sentiments from President Trump about anti-conservative bias in social media platforms......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 5th, 2018

Justice Department warns tech companies as Facebook and Twitter defend themselves in Congress

A statement from the agency echoed sentiments from President Trump about anti-conservative bias in social media platforms......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 5th, 2018

Pinterest Restricts Vaccine Search Results to Curb Spread of Misinformation

The digital platform is grappling with the proliferation of anti-vaccination content online, a problem also faced by Facebook, YouTube and Twitter......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytFeb 23rd, 2019

Facebook, Twitter, and Google are uniting to stop vaccine misinformation from spreading online

During the pandemic, misinformation about public health guidelines spread on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other social media sites. A clinical trial volunteer part.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytNov 19th, 2020

The Republican Party pumped millions into Facebook ads aimed at voter turnout in key battleground states in the week before the election

Republicans poured millions of dollars into political ads in the week leading up to the November 3 election, skirting Facebook's new ad rules. A handful of examples of ads run by the Republi.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytNov 10th, 2020

Twitter plans to add anti-misinformation banner prior to election, Verge says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallOct 26th, 2020

Twitter joins Facebook in taking down Trump post over misinformation, WSJ says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 6th, 2020

The Margin: Reddit bans ‘The_Donald’ and ‘ChapoTrapHouse’ among 2,000 online communities in huge purge

It joins social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube reckoning with hate speech and misinformation.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 29th, 2020

Top Trump officials and Republicans are encouraging followers to migrate to Parler, an alternative social network beloved by far-right agitators kicked off Facebook and Twitter

Twitter; Paige Leskin/Business Insider Dozens of Republican politicians, conservative pundits, and Trump campaign officials have recently shared posts and voiced support for a social platform called Parler. Parler, similar to social networks .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 25th, 2020

Twitter"s ex-CEO stepped up the Silicon Valley beef and attacked Facebook for being a hotbed of anti-vaxxer Bill Gates conspiracy theories

REUTERS/Mike Blake There's a big spat between Twitter and Facebook right now over the nature of free speech and censorship online. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared on Fox News on Thursday to s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 29th, 2020

Tech Companies Aren"t "State Actors," Judge Dismisses Conservative Bias Lawsuit Against Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple

The United States appeals court in Washington, D.C. has dismissed a 2018 lawsuit that accused top tech and social media companies of undermining users' First Amendment rights, TechCrunch reported Wednesday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 28th, 2020

Cowen says Twitter "will be fine," but Republicans could support Facebook suit

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMay 27th, 2020