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Sam Harris Asks Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Why He Hasn’t Banned ‘Bad Actor’ Trump

Author Sam Harris asked Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on his podcast why he hasn’t banned President Donald Trump, who Harris claimed “has had a worse influence on the nature of our conversation” than anyone else. Harris recently closed his Patreon account to protest the blacklisting of political commentators on the site.

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Black Pro-Life Group Accuses Twitter, Facebook, Instagram of ‘Jim Crow’ Blacklisting

The Radiance Foundation, a pro-life organization founded by a black American, has alleged it is facing censorship on most major social networks, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. The group’s response to the blacklisting has been to call on the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe to “Stop Jim Crow’ing us.”

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Blacklisted: 7 Notable Twitter Bans in 2018

A number of prominent conservative and libertarian accounts were banned from Twitter this year as Big Tech ramped up the blacklisting of ideological dissidents and mainstream conservatives alike.

(INSETS: Candace Owens and Louis Farrakhan) WASHINGTON, (DC - SEPTEMBER 5: Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey looks on during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing concerning foreign influence operations' use of social media platforms, on Capitol Hill, September 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook chief …

Twitter Stock Drops on Fears of Conservative Exodus

Twitter’s stock dropped, Thursday, after the social network faced controversy for banning two conservatives: Jesse Kelly and Laura Loomer. Financial news site the Street believes the drop is tied to fears of a conservative boycott of the social media platform.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 10: Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Zuckerberg, 33, was called to testify after it was reported that 87 million …

Facebook Blacklists Left-Wing Site that Praised Purge of Infowars

Left-wing alternative media outlet Reverb Press was blacklisted from Facebook and Twitter last week, just months after celebrating Infowars’ mass purge from the same platforms. Reverb Press now complains, “It’s absurd that Facebook thinks it can define what is ‘legitimate’ news.”

Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal (R) and the mayor of the Berlin district Charlottenburg - Wilmersdorf, Reinhard Naumann light the Hanukkah Menorah at Breitscheidplatz, one day ahead the anniversary of last year's deadly truck attack in Berlin, on December 18, 2017. Germany commemorates on December 19, 2017 victims of last year's devastating …

Facebook Apologises for Censoring Video of Anti-Semitic Attack in Berlin

Facebook has apologised for censoring a viral video of an anti-Semitic attack on a Jewish restaurant owner in which he and a 60-year-old German man argued about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with the latter telling the business owner he deserved to be put in a “gas chamber”.

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Twitter Bans Account Retweeted by President Trump

Twitter has begun its “purge” of right-wing accounts and has terminated the account of far-right Britain First deputy leader Jayda Fransen who was retweeted three times by President Donald Trump last month.

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Twitter Shuts Down Conservative Patriotic Journalist Network Auto-Tweets

Twitter has removed the ability for conservative users to send out automated tweets using a service created by the Patriotic Journalist Network (PJNet). According to Slate, “The app helped users build tweets with prewritten text and pictures and allowed them