Twitter declared on Wednesday that, due to the rise in mail-in voting, there might be a delay in the announcement of the election results.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted that he believes his employees leans left politically during Wednesday’s Senate Commerce Committee hearing on Big Tech. Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey did not answer whether they believe their employees lean politically right or left. The Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe are all notorious for their leftist progressive employees.
Mark Zuckerberg denied censoring the New York Post’s bombshell story on alleged links between the Biden family and the Ukrainian energy company Burisma, despite the fact that Facebook cut visibility on the story across its platform to less than half of that enjoyed by anti-Trump stories in the corporate media.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted Wednesday afternoon to a Senate hearing that they had no evidence that reports about Hunter Biden’s emails were “Russian disinformation,” as claimed by Democrats.
Both Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey were unable to name a leftist individual or entity that they have censored on their platforms during Wednesday’s Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing, entitled, “Does Section 230’s Sweeping Immunity Enable Big Tech Bad Behavior?” Google CEO Sundar Pichai successfully provided several examples to Sen. Mike Lee when he posed the question to all three CEOs.
Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) criticized Google’s Sundar Pichai for suppressing the visibility of Breitbart News in Google search results during a hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee today. Pichai was present along with the CEOs of Twitter and Facebook.
Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) told the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee on Wednesday afternoon that “anti-conservative bias is not a problem” in social media.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) tore into Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey today over his platform’s censorship of the New York Post’s story about the Biden family’s alleged corruption, accusing him of behaving like a “Democratic super-PAC, silencing views to the contrary of your political beliefs.”
The Minnesota State University system hosted a webinar for faculty members that are experiencing anxiety over the upcoming presidential election. According to the event’s description: “Faculty who identify as Black, Indigenous, or People of Color (BIPOC) are invited to gather in community on a 90-minute Zoom video call, to discuss issues surrounding the upcoming elections. This BIPOC-focused space is in recognition that the way we negotiate the world — both in and outside the classroom — is fundamentally different from the ways our white counterparts do.”
The State University of New York (SUNY) system announced this week that students will only be permitted to leave for Thanksgiving break if they test negative for coronavirus. The policy will impact many of the 140,000 students that are enrolled at the system’s 64 colleges and universities.
The first day of Facebook’s planned efforts to block new political ads on the platform has reportedly been affected by a number of glitches.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delayed Wednesday’s Senate Commerce Committee hearing on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Facebook staffers requested a brief recess after Zuckerberg experienced technical difficulties in trying to connect to the hearing via video chat.
The Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday about big tech’s election interference and censorship practices.
Interest in allegations of corruption against Joe Biden, as well as his alleged ties to Burisma, spiked in the month of October according to Google trends, with more people searching for the topics than ever before.
An Iranian court sentenced the CEO of Aparat, a video-sharing website similar to YouTube, to ten years in prison this month for “encouraging corruption” after an Aparat user uploaded a video to the platform last year that authorities in the Islamic Republic deemed “vulgar.”
Appearing Tuesday on the Fox Business Network’s Cavuto: Coast to Coast, Fox Business journalist Charles Gasparino said there is intense speculation on Wall Street that CNN may be for sale and could be snapped up by Amazon CEO and Washington Post owner
One of the key narratives from the Democrats and corporate media after the 2016 election was that “Russian interference,” in particular through the seeding of misinformation and propaganda on Facebook, had been a critical factor in President Trump’s victory.
The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), the chief online censorship agency of the authoritarian Communist regime, announced on Monday that it will begin a “rectification” of mobile Internet browsers to crack down on the “chaos” of uncensored online information currently available to Chinese users.
The Student Supreme Court at Florida State University reinstated student government leader Jack Denton, who had been removed from his position over his Catholic faith. In October, a federal judge ordered the university to pay Denton the salary he was owed for his role as student senate president.
A study published by Campus Reform this week revealed that the faculty and staff at the University of Pennsylvania overwhelmingly donate to Democratic candidates. According to public data from the Federal Election Commission, over 97 percent of faculty and staff donations from the Ivy League institution went to Democrats.
“Can I change my vote” was trending on Google over the weekend — following the second debate between President Donald Trump and 2020 Democrat candidate Joe Biden, as well as new revelations involving Joe Biden’s son Hunter and his alleged laptop.
Twitter announced on Monday that it will message U.S. users on its platform in an attempt to “preemptively address topics that are likely to be the subject of election misinformation.”
Twitter disabled direct retweets of a tweet by President Donald Trump earlier today, the later in a long line of acts of censorship against the President and his administration, that have escalated in recent weeks. Taking its censorship of Trump to new levels, the platform requires users to click through a warning message, then look past several warning labels to follow its two-step quote retweet process.
A recently filed lawsuit accuses Uber of discriminating against minority drivers through its rating system. A former driver claims that he was unfairly terminated after his “star rating” dropped below a certain threshold after negative reviews from riders.
For years, the corporate media have touted Wikipedia as a tool against “fake news” and “conspiracy theories” in line with the messaging of the Wikimedia Foundation, owners of the site. Media recently praised the site’s handling of political controversies, where editors favor establishment media narratives such as when censoring and downplaying recent Hunter Biden revelations. The media also advanced Wikipedia as a credible source on the coronavirus pandemic and even as a general medical source, prompting wide use by Big Tech and a partnership with the World Health Organization, But in reality, Wikipedia comes up short in all categories.
Google, the world’s most powerful technology company, is actively intervening in the coming election by artificially burying links to Breitbart News, the web’s leading source of anti-establishment conservative news.
Actress Kirstie Alley slammed Facebook and Twitter for downplaying, ignoring and censoring a series of stories reporting by the New York Post into allegations that Hunter Biden earned money off the back of his father’s position as vice-president, calling it as “bullshit communist censorship.”