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Shock: News Corp CEO Wants The Alternative Media Censored So Mainstream Media Companies Can Control The Flow Of Information, Make More Money

In a shocking admission by a high-level mainstream media operative, the CEO of News Corp. has revealed that major media corporations are pushing the likes of Google and Facebook to censor the alternative media despite the fact that the vast majority of Americans have little to no trust in the establishment press. The comments, made by […]

Facebook Says Big Change Is Coming: ‘It’s Time To Pull Out All The Stops Of Censorship’

Facebook is planning a major change to their news feed.  According to those briefed on this change, Facebook believes prioritizing content that’s acted on will reduce the occurrence of fake and offensive content in the news feed. The change will decisively favor user content and effectively deprioritize publishers’ content, according to three publishers that have been briefed […]

Social Media Platforms Need To Be Regulated! NYU Prof Sees “Dangerous Issues For Society”

Authored by Vasant Dhar, NYU Sterm Professor, op-ed via CNBC, Unregulated social media platforms pose significant societal risks. That's what we found out after the 2016 election, when it became clear that social media had been used for political mass manipulation in the world's oldest democracy. We should not be surprised. Despite a large scale […]

Facebook Handing Over More Info To US Government: ‘This Is What Facebook Was Designed To Do’

Every year, Facebook gets tens of thousands of requests for data from governments worldwide, including search warrants, subpoenas, or calls to restrict certain kinds of content. And, according to a new report, those requests are increasing at an alarming rate. According to QZ.com, in the United States, the requests rose by 26% from the last six […]

Censorship Of Conservatives: Twitter Begins Purging Right-Leaning Accounts

Social media giant Twitter has begun their censorship in the form of a purge. Focusing on right-leaning accounts, Twitter has begun suspending well-known conservative users from their site. Twitter began enforcing their new censorship rules to combat “hateful and abusive content” (aka, anything not leftist in nature according to conservatives) Monday and a number of […]

Buzzfeed Editor: “All I Want For Christmas is Full Communism Now”

This report was originally published at Infowars.com BuzzfeedUK’s science editor Kelly Oakes has set her twitter account to private after declaring, “All I want for Christmas is full Communism now.” #BuzzFeed editor. Enough said. pic.twitter.com/zShnRtd7sO — James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) December 17, 2017 Oakes received swift backlash on Twitter following the absurd tweet, prompting her to […]

Today’s The Day: Twitter To Start Purging Users And Prevent “Certain Content From Trending”

Twitter will begin suspending accounts which engage in “hateful conduct” or affiliate with organizations which “use or promote violence against civilians to further their causes” both on and off the platform, following a November announcement. The new rules apply to whatever Twitter deems “hateful,” including “hateful images or symbols in your profile image or profile header.”  […]

How A Half-Educated Tech Elite Delivered Us Into This Chaos

Authored by John Naughton, op-ed via The Guardian, If our supersmart tech leaders knew a bit more about history or philosophy we wouldn’t be in the mess we’re in now… One of the biggest puzzles about our current predicament with fake news and the weaponisation of social media is why the folks who built this […]

Big Brother Is Here: Twitter Will Monitor Users Behavior ‘Off Platform’

In perhaps the most intrusive move of social media platforms' efforts signal as much virtue as possible and appease their potentially-regulating government overlords, Twitter has announced that it is cracking down on what it defines at hate-speech and not just by looking at its own site. In what amounts to a major shift in Twitter […]

You’ll Never Guess What Happened To BuzzFeed’s IPO Chances After It Missed Revenue By 20%

Buzzfeed’s plans for a rumored 2018 IPO, first reported back in March by Axios, just suffered a serious setback. In what amounts to a serious blow to the digital media pioneer’s credibility with investors, not to mention the potential impact on its lofty venture-capital-fueled valuation, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Buzzfeed is on […]