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YouTube Censors Family Research Council over Parental Rights Video

Google-owned YouTube censored the channel of FRC Action — the legislative affiliate of the Family Research Council (FRC), a socially conservative think tank — over a video discussing the Washington DC City Council’s decision to allow schools to vaccinate children against coronavirus without parental consent.

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Twitter Tests Downvote Buttons on Replies – but Still No Edit Function

Social media website Twitter is reportedly testing a new downvote feature for tweet replies. The feature seems to be part of Twitter’s ongoing search for “conversational health,” as the feature will help the platform “understand the types of replies you find relevant in a convo, so we can work on ways to show more of them.”

CANNES, FRANCE - JUNE 21: Co-chair / founder of Twitter Jack Dorsey attends the ' #SheInspiresMe: Twitter celebrates female voices & visionaries ' Event at Cannes Lions on June 21, 2017 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images for Twitter)

White House Colludes with Facebook to Censor ‘Misinformation’

On Thursday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki admitted that the administration is identifying posts to Facebook that contain “misinformation” about coronavirus vaccines and is in “regular touch” with the Masters of the Universe. Psaki specifically admitted that the administration is flagging “problematic” posts to Facebook.

Mark Zuckerberg at Georgetown

Did You Post Something Stupid? Twitter Will Let You Turn Off Comments at Any Time

Twitter’s latest change to its platform allows users to turn off replies to a tweet after they’ve posted it, helping them to avoid criticism or controversy. The ability to turn off replies will help users, including verified leftist pundits, avoid the dreaded “ratio,” in which a bad tweet’s replies far outweigh its likes and retweets.

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Square, Chairman of Twitter and a founder of both ,holds an event in London on November 20, 2014, where he announced the launch of Square Register mobile application. The app, which is available on Apple and Android devises, will allow merchants to track sales, inventories and …

Irony Overload: Google CEO Sundar Pichai Says ‘Free and Open Internet’ Under Attack

In a recent interview with BBC News, Google CEO Sundar Pichai stated that he believes that free and open internet is at risk. According to Pichai, the Masters of the Universe have “proudly stood for freedom of expression and the flow of information in a free and open way.” His comments are ironic in light of the company’s mass censorship of conservatives on both Google and YouTube.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - MAY 08: Google CEO Sundar Pichai delivers the keynote address at the Google I/O 2018 Conference at Shoreline Amphitheater on May 8, 2018 in Mountain View, California. Google's two day developer conference runs through Wednesday May 9. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Admits It Verified Fake Accounts – While Banning Conservatives

Twitter has admitted it added its verification checkmark, meant to ensure the public that an account is authentic, to a number of fake accounts run by bots. The platform’s shoddy verifications come after the blacklisting of high profile conservatives such as James O’Keefe, who before his banning was refused verification by the platform despite a constant flow of fake accounts mimicking him to confuse the public.

Twitter Chairman and Square CEO Jack Dorsey moderates a panel discussion with Detroit entrepreneurs at Techonomy Detroit at Wayne State University September 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The topic of the discussion was 'Turbocharging Detroit's Teconomy.' (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Blocks Florida Tech Censorship Law

Florida’s law to restrict censorship by Big Tech companies has been struck down by a federal judge, on the grounds that it violates the First Amendment. The judge called the law  “riddled with imprecision and ambiguity.”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is applauded as he delivers the opening keynote introducing new Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram privacy features at the Facebook F8 Conference at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California on April 30, 2019. - Got a crush on another Facebook user? The social network will …

Leftist Tech Press Figures Out Google Is Censoring People

The MIT Technology Review recently reported that Google-owned YouTube has been censoring Kazakh Human Rights groups intermittently across the platform. The left-leaning outlet recently reported on the Masters of the Universe censoring Kazakh dissidents and activists focusing on human rights in China’s Xinjiang province.

Google-owned Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki

Rep. Jim Jordan Drafting Bill to Tackle Big Tech Power

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), who has taken a critical line against Democrat-led efforts to regulate Silicon Valley tech giants, notably the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act, said he would draft his own bill aimed at curbing the excessive power of Big Tech.

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, questions Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, and National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, as they testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019, during a public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts …