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Report: Facebook to Reduce Visibility of Political Posts

Facebook will adjust its algorithm to reduce the visibility of political posts, according to a report in Axios, a move that will hurt the top-performing political pages on the platform — most of which are conservative.

Mark Zuckerberg Smiles during testimony

YouTube: Censorship Is ‘Good for Business’

The head of product for Google-owned YouTube, Neal Mohan, told Axios there is no conflict between content moderation and profits, and in fact that censoring and demonetizing content is good for business.

Google boss Sundar Pichai is masked up

YouTube Censors Michelle Malkin over Mask Mandates Clip

Conservative author and journalist Michelle Malkin has been censored on YouTube over a video highlighting opposition to mask mandates, in what the Google-owned platform said was a violation of its “medical misinformation” policy.

MALIBU, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Columnist Michelle Malkin speaks at the International Innovators Forum at the Fight for Social Justice and Human Rights on November 4, 2018 in Malibu, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for International Innovators of Justice/American Justice Alliance)

Report: Facebook Buried Viewership Stats About Vaccine Death Story

Facebook buried data showing that a story reported in establishment news outlets about the death of a healthy doctor who took Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine was the most-viewed on the platform in the first quarter of 2021, according to a report in the New York Times.

Mark Zuckerberg deep in thought

Facebook Caves, Bans Accounts Identified by White House

Facebook has taken action against the so-called “disinformation dozen,” a set of accounts publicly identified by the Biden White House as responsible for the majority of alleged coronavirus “disinformation” on the platform.

Mark Zuckerberg stumped by question

Rand Paul Blasts YouTube for Censorship of His Coronavirus Remarks

YouTube has issued the account of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), a licensed doctor, with a one-week suspension for discussing the coronavirus pandemic and the United States’ response to it. Paul blasted the company in a company, saying: “YouTube now thinks they are smart enough and godly enough that they can oversee speech, even constitutionally protected speech.”

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Bokhari: Are The Tech Giants Afraid of Something?

Over the past three weeks, some of the most powerful tech companies in the world have taken a number of steps — unprecedented even by their standards — to monitor their users.

Tim Cook CEO of Apple testifies to Congress

Twitter Blacklists ‘Bronze Age Mindset’ Author

Twitter has banned the account of Bronze Age Pervert (often abbreviated as BAP), the pseudonymous author of the influential Nietszchean manifesto Bronze Age Mindset. BAP has temporarily moved his communications to his Telegram channel.

Jack Dorsey testifies to Congress

Electronic Frontier Foundation Sounds Alarm on Infrastructure Bill’s Crypto Tax

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), an organization that advocates for the rights of digital consumers, has warned that plans for a cryptocurrency tax in the massive Democrat-pushed infrastructure bill risks stifling the emergent crypto market in the U.S. and exposing the personal data of those engaged in it.

President Joe Biden participates in his first official press conference Thursday, March 25, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Twitter Partners with Big Media to Combat ‘Misinformation’

Twitter is partnering with Reuters and the Associated Press in a new scheme to combat alleged “misinformation,” following in Facebook’s footsteps by outsourcing part of the company’s “fact-checking” to corporate media organizations.

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