YouTube has begun adding disclaimers to certain videos that challenge “well established historical and scientific topics that have often been subject to misinformation online.” Among these topics is anthropogenic global warming.
All of these tech companies banning so-called conspiracy theorist Jones on the same day? It seems almost coordinated — a conspiracy, if you will.
Facebook tycoon Mark Zuckerberg has had a tough week: Facebook’s stock has dropped more than 20 percent, and a group of investors is trying to remove Zuckerberg as chairman of the company because of its recent data-mining scandal.
Twitter appears to have reversed a “shadow ban” on prominent Republicans, while YouTube is once again censoring Infowars videos.
Twitter has begun purging tens of millions of fake accounts, causing many celebrities and politicians to lose millions of followers overnight. But — considering that the company has known of this problem for years — is the purge all above board?
“You’re entitled to your own opinions. You’re not entitled to your own facts,” goes a saying attributed to liberal icon Daniel Patrick Moynihan. The liberals at Facebook may disagree, however: They’re confusing fiction with fact as they “fiction check” conservative sites into oblivion. A good example is a recent PJ Media article that was wrongly labeled fake news.
Facebook deletes a post containing part of the text of the Declaration of Independence, calling it "hate speech."
Major tech firms such as Facebook and Amazon are partnering with the Southern Poverty Law Center to censor and prevent charitable donations to alleged "hate groups."