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Facebook Accused of ‘Full-Frontal Suppression of Dissent’ After Independent Media Swept Up in Mass Purge

Facebook Accused of ‘Full-Frontal Suppression of Dissent’ After Independent Media Swept Up in Mass Purge

By Jake Johnson | Common Dreams The massive shutdown affected many sites devoted to covering war, police brutality, and other issues neglected by the corporate media. After Facebook announced on Thursday that it shut down and removed hundreds of pages and accounts that it vaguely accused of spreading “spam” and engaging in “inauthentic behavior,” some of the […]

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THE PURGE IS HERE: Hundreds of Political Social Media Pages Deleted Without Warning

THE PURGE IS HERE: Hundreds of Political Social Media Pages Deleted Without Warning

The Press For Truth Facebook page with over 300,000 followers, and the Anti-Media page of over two million Facebook followers were unpublished on October 11 without warning, as well as hundreds of other indy/alternative news Facebook pages.

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Facebook Condemned for Empowering Right-Wing Magazine to “Drive Liberal News Outlets Into the Ground”

Posted by on September 16, 2018 in Corporate Controlled Media, Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
Facebook Condemned for Empowering Right-Wing Magazine to “Drive Liberal News Outlets Into the Ground”

When Facebook selected the right-wing, Iraq War-boosting magazine “The Weekly Standard” as an official fact-checking partner last year as part of its effort to combat “misinformation,” progressives warned that the conservative publication would use its power to suppress accurate articles published by center-left and left-wing outlets. That’s precisely what happened.

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Google’s Plan for Censored Search Engine in China Is Condemned as ‘Alarming Capitulation’ On Human Rights

Posted by on August 29, 2018 in Corporate Controlled Media, Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Google’s Plan for Censored Search Engine in China Is Condemned as ‘Alarming Capitulation’ On Human Rights

As Google works to crush an internal staff revolt over its reported plan to launch a censored version of its search engine in China, a coalition of 14 of the world’s most prominent human rights groups sent an open letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday calling the tech giant’s project “an alarming capitulation” on human rights and demanding that it cancel any effort to provide censored services.

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Facebook User Engagement Dives As Social Media Alternatives Boom

Facebook User Engagement Dives As Social Media Alternatives Boom

As Facebook continues to grapple with the revelations of private user data being leaked to Cambridge Analytica, and taking part in the suspicious deplatforming of Alex Jones (and many other alt-news fan pages), the social media giant has taken a double-digit hit on key metrics.

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That Facebook Will Turn to Censoring the Left Isn’t a Worry—It’s a Reality

That Facebook Will Turn to Censoring the Left Isn’t a Worry—It’s a Reality

Facebook recently announced it had partnered with the Atlantic Council in an effort to combat “fake news” on its platform. An offshoot of NATO, the Council’s board of directors is a who’s who of neo-conservative hawks, including Condoleezza Rice, Colin Powell, Henry Kissinger and James Baker; CIA directors like Robert Gates, Leon Panetta and Michael Hayden; retired generals like Wesley Clark and David Petraeus; as well as senior tech executives. Forty-five percent of Americans get their news from Facebook. When an organization like the Atlantic Council decides what news we see and do not see, that is tantamount to state censorship.

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Social Score: Facebook Now Rating Trustworthiness of Users

Social Score: Facebook Now Rating Trustworthiness of Users

By Joseph Jankowski Facebook is now rating the trustworthiness of its users as a part of the effort to tackle “fake news.” The new trustworthiness score, which was first reported in the Washington Post, will work on a scale of zero to 1 and is one of thousands of new behavioral tools Facebook uses to monitor its […]

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Facebook’s Anti-Fake News Campaign Backfires As People Start Trolling It For Censorship Of Free Speech

Facebook’s Anti-Fake News Campaign Backfires As People Start Trolling It For Censorship Of Free Speech

The current “cracking down” on “fake news” coming from giants like Facebook or Youtube, is nothing more than blatant censorship of views that are challenging the official narrative. The current trend is quite disturbing, but fortunately, a lot of users of the social media giant are aware of their censorship and started raising their concerns all over Facebook.

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‘Deeply Disturbing’: For Second Time This Year, Facebook Suspends Left-Leaning teleSUR English Without Explanation

‘Deeply Disturbing’: For Second Time This Year, Facebook Suspends Left-Leaning teleSUR English Without Explanation

For the second time this year, Facebook has suspended teleSUR English’s page, claiming the left-leaning Latin American news network violated the social media platform’s terms of service without any further explanation—a move that provoked outrage and concern among journalists, free speech advocates, and Big Tech critics. (NOTE: Facebook has also removed many, many other alternative news sites – including CLN – without explanation!)

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How to Do a Trump News Cleanse

How to Do a Trump News Cleanse

Good news, the fate of the world has not changed during my week of freedom from reading Trump news or watching Trump related media.

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What Will Happen Next After Alex Jones InfoWars Ban – Luke Rudkowski (WeAreChange)

What Will Happen Next After Alex Jones InfoWars Ban – Luke Rudkowski (WeAreChange)

In this video, Luke Rudkowski of WeAreChange gives you the latest breaking news on what will happen next after the Alex Jones Infowars social media ban. Luke goes over the response from The Young Turks, Jimmy dore, vox and a lot more to highlight the argument that a private company could do what they want. Luke also discusses calls to censor Candace Owens Joe Rogan and others.

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Could Facebook’s Purge of Dissenting Voices Lead To Its Demise?

Could Facebook’s Purge of Dissenting Voices Lead To Its Demise?

Alex Jones banned, the Mind Unleashed disappears, and hundreds of other alt-news fan pages (including ConsciousLifeNews) removed… Is Facebook’s continued purge of dissenting voices on its platform going to lead to the demise of the company? Ben Swann gives it a Reality Check.

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Will Unapproved Opinions Be Censored Off the Internet?

Will Unapproved Opinions Be Censored Off the Internet?

Some members of Congress, who clearly don’t like the spirit of the First Amendment, are working with Internet gatekeepers at Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Apple (now a trillion-dollar corporation) to try to prevent you from accessing information they haven’t approved.

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In Bid for ‘Dystopian’ Surveillance Power, Facebook Asking Big Banks for Customer Data

In Bid for ‘Dystopian’ Surveillance Power, Facebook Asking Big Banks for Customer Data

Apparently not satisfied with access to its users’ call history, text messaging data, and online conversations, Facebook has reportedly asked major Wall Street firms like JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo to hand over their customers’ sensitive financial data as part of the social media giant’s ongoing attempt to become “a platform where people buy and sell goods and services.”

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