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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images by Lucas Nolan2 May 20180 2 May, 20182 May, 2018 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated recently that the company plans to “dial up the intensity” of news suppression leading towards the U.S. midterm elections. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stated this week that the social media firm has plans to further crack down
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YouTube comic Markus Meechan, better known as Count Dankula, is refusing to pay the £800 fine handed to him by the courts for a ‘grossly offensive’ joke, donating the money to Glasgow Children’s Hospital instead. The Scotsman was handed the fine for uploading a comedy skit which shows him trying to turn his girlfriend’s pug
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Conservative Review’s Michelle Malkin joined SiriusXM host Rebecca Mansour and special guest host Sam Sorbo for a Friday interview on Breitbart News Tonight to discuss political censorship via technology companies. She dismissed “purist anti-regulation tendencies” while describing companies such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter as “quasi-monopolies” and “trusts that need to be busted.” Malkin said
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Days after Facebook, along with Google and Twitter, refused to attend a congressional hearing on social media censorship, the social network banned the account of author and free speech activist Pamela Geller for 30 days after she posted an article about Muslim anti-Semitism in Germany. Geller’s article said that “thanks to the hijrah” [Jihad by
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Chicago-based rapper Chance the Rapper expressed his agreement with Kanye West’s recent criticism that Democrats have abandoned poor Chicago communities, while also distancing himself from President Donald Trump’s praise. In a long statement posted on Twitter, Chance described Kanye West as “family,” but said that recent expression of support was being “used to discredit my
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Diamond and Silk testified before Congress over social media censorship against conservatives, Thursday, with Diamond declaring during their testimony that “censorship is no hoax.” “We would like to thank the judiciary committee for allowing us the opportunity to voice our concerns about conservatives being targeted and censored on social media platforms,” opened Lynette Hardaway, who
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by Amanda House26 Apr 2018Washington, D.C.0 26 Apr, 201826 Apr, 2018 The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing Thursday on online censorship to examine “social media filtering and policing practices,” a press release states. “This hearing will focus on what metrics social media platforms use to moderate content, how filtering decisions are made, and
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A horde of Hollywood celebrities took to Twitter this week to slam Kanye West after the fashion designer and Grammy-winning rapper expressed love and support for President Donald Trump. Comedian and former View co-host Rosie O’Donnell scolded West’s attempt to encourage people to challenge conventional thinking, warning him that President Trump is “a fucking moron kanye” and
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by Charlie Spiering25 Apr 20180 25 Apr, 201825 Apr, 2018 President Donald Trump responded to artist Kanye West, after the rap superstar expressed love and support for the president. “You don’t have to agree with Trump but the mob can’t make me not love him,” West wrote. “We are both dragon energy. He is my
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Twitter/kanyewest by Charlie Nash25 Apr 20180 25 Apr, 201825 Apr, 2018 Part rap superstar, part fashion icon, part professional provocateur, Kanye West turned heads on social media on Wednesday when he posted a picture of himself wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat. we got love pic.twitter.com/Edk0WGscp6 — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 25, 2018 Complex
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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) recommended usingantitrust laws to curb the “massive power” of Facebook and other technology companies during a Tuesday interview with SiriusXM hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak on Breitbart News Tonight. Pollak asked Cruz about possible solutions to “censorship of conservatives” on Facebook and across the broader internet landscape. LISTEN: Cruz described
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