Conservative commentators Diamond and Silk and a band with a new patriotic song recently felt Facebook’s anti-American bias. The Wes Cook Band released a video for “I Stand for the Flag” which Facebook flagged as political and prevented the band from promoting it. “It has do with a level of political bias that we
by Kyle Perisic Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted Monday that his company “mishandled” the controversy of labeling “Diamond and Silk” — two popular conservative personalities — “dangerous” and “unsafe to the community” in early April. Facebook restricted the two conservative social media personalities on its platform on April 5 after being
by Peter Hasson The Southern Poverty Law Center helps Facebook, Amazon, Google, and Twitter determine what organizations are “hate groups” The SPLC has been plagued with inaccuracies The nonprofit had to retract four articles in March and April Four of the world’s biggest tech platforms have working partnerships with a left-wing nonprofit that has
by Eric Lieberman Facebook seems to regret banning two highly popular conservative women from Facebook earlier in April, telling The Daily Caller News Foundation that the message purporting their content is “unsafe” is “inaccurate.” The dynamic duo, known as Diamond and Silk, are known for creating and publishing videos on multiple social media platforms.
Google and Facebook have admitted to changing their internal algorithms in a manner that favors some sites over others and Twitter has been accused of “shadowbanning” conservatives. The move has channeled traffic away from right-leaning sites and personalities while leaving left-wing entities virtually unharmed or even fairing better. Those changes have caused a massive
by Peter Hasson The Left has successfully deputized some of the world’s largest corporations into policing the speech of their political opponents. Liberals have made its corporations’ responsibility to enforce content limits on public speech by leveraging their power into advertisers and as platforms. Activists pressure advertisers — who often cave As advertisers,
by Peter Hasson Within the span of eight days in January, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced two different key changes to Facebook’s newsfeed algorithm that together have boosted a “trusted” minority of news outlets while suppressing their competitors. First, Facebook would slash news articles’ share of the newsfeed from five percent to four percent in
by Anders Hagstrom Facebook is still using its “Related Articles” fact check feature to warn readers away from a satirical Babylon Bee article, nearly a day after it claimed to have rectified the mistake Friday. Facebook mistakenly threatened the satire site The Babylon Bee with demonetization and reduced viewership after the left-leaning Snopes