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GOP candidate Elizabeth Heng whose ad has been reinstated by Facebook

Elizabeth Heng: Big Tech Can ‘Swing Elections as They Censor Conservative Voices’

Elizabeth Heng, the Republican nominee running to represent California’s 16th Congressional District, warned of left-wing technology companies’ increasing capacity to determine electoral outcomes. She offered her remarks in a Thursday interview with Breitbart Senior Editor-at-Large Rebecca Mansour and the Foreign Desk’s Lisa Daftari for SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight.

Elizabeth Heng family

Midterm Meddling: Twitter Follows Facebook, Blacklists GOP Candidate’s Family Story

Twitter has followed in Facebook’s footsteps by blocking a campaign video ad for Republican congressional candidate Elizabeth Heng. Facebook eventually admitted that a campaign video including the communist atrocities in Cambodia is not “shocking, disrespectful, or sensational,” but Twitter, which describes the ad as “obscene,” disagrees.

Associated Press

Twitter Purges Accounts Across the Platform – Again

Social media platform Twitter has begun banning a large number of accounts from the website, specifically focusing on accounts that have previously been banned or have received suspensions.

Jack Dorsey and Alex Jones

Twitter Suspends Alex Jones After CNN Blacklist Campaign

Twitter has suspended Infowars host Alex Jones for seven days following a live broadcast in which Jones told his followers to prepare their “battle rifles” to defend themselves. The stream ironically was discussing social media censorship.

Jack Dorsey

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: Alex Jones ‘Hasn’t Violated Rules’

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended the company’s decision not to ban Alex Jones and Infowars’ accounts following a purge of Infowars accounts across Big Tech including Facebook, Spotify, Apple podcasts, and Microsoft’s LinkedIn. Dorsey says that Jones “hasn’t violated our rules,” and admitting “We’ve been terrible at explaining our decisions.”