By Matthew Vadum – September 19, 2019 Facebook’s 2.4 billion monthly active users will soon be able to appeal takedown decisions to a new “oversight board” that its CEO once likened to a “Supreme Court” that will have the power to override the company’s own content-moderation decisions, Facebook announced Sept. 17. “If someone disagrees […]
It has come to this; the Big Tech companies are blatantly banning InfoWars.
Not content to shadow ban Infowars, they have proceeded to the extreme position of outright banning them.
Apple, Spotify, Facebook and YouTube all banned Infowars within 12 hours of each other.
“To be totally transparent, I find Infowars to be absolutely atrocious,” Simo replied. “That being said, we have the hard job of balancing freedom of expression and safety. So the way we navigate that is we think there’s a pretty big difference between what is allowed on Facebook and what gets distribution. So what we’re trying to do is make it so that if you are saying something that’s untrue on Facebook — you’re allowed to say it as long as you’re an authentic person and you adhere to our community standards — but we’re trying to make it so it doesn’t get that much distribution .… We don’t always get it right, as you can imagine, it’s very complicated, but that’s sort of our principle for dealing with information.”
Google and Facebook have become a duopoly, capturing 84% of digital revenue worldwide, excluding China. That adds up to 30% of all revenue on the entire planet. The companies have a strong left-collectivist bias and are weaponizing their ideology. Tucker Carlson says the companies are even more powerful than governments. [Congress has the power to […]
By David Ingram and Paul Sandle 1-12-2018 SAN FRANCISCO/LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Thursday began to change the way it filters posts and videos on its centerpiece News Feed, the start of what Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said would be a series of changes in the design of the world’s largest social network. […]
As part of keeping up with current news reports about topics relevant to my interests, I subscribe to Google Alerts. Every day I get emails based on key words I designate to allow me to see what’s being reported in Google-recognized media. You can see from the feature illustration above what the general public is […]
by Tyler Durden Jul 2, 2017 The writing has been on the wall for months, but German lawmakers have now passed a controversial law under which Facebook, Twitter, and other social media companies could face fines of up to €50 million ($57 million) for failing to remove hate speech. As AP reports, the measure approved is designed to enforce the […]
Why Facebook Really Wants You to Use Its Reaction Buttons by Claire Bernish(ANTIMEDIA) As usual, Facebook’s so-called ‘enhancement’ — the emoji reaction buttons meant to be alternatives to the much-maligned ‘like’ option — come with a rather important catch: social engineering. “Facebook confirmed to Mic that it will use data gathered when you use the […]
Here’s one way to confuse it. ADRIENNE LAFRANCE You can tell a lot about a person from how they react to something. That’s why Facebook’s various “Like” buttons are so powerful. Clicking a reaction icon isn’t just a way to register an emotional response, it’s also a way for Facebook to refine its sense of […]
Facebook is going to use Snopes and other fact checkers to combat and bury fake news by Alex Heath Facebook is going to start fact checking, labeling, and burying fake news and hoaxes in the News Feed, the company announced on Thursday. The decision comes after Facebook received heated criticism for its role in spreading […]