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Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Beats VR Ownership Lawsuit

Palmer Luckey, the creator of the Oculus Rift, which is credited with rejuvenating the Virtual Reality (VR) industry, has beat a lawsuit from a Hawaii-based technology partnership alleging that Luckey breached a contract with them.

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Elon Musk Calls Out United Nations over Child Sexual Abuse Scandals

Elon Musk called out David Beasley, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme on social media over reports that children in developing countries had been forced to have sex with UN officials in order to receive food. Musk says that he will donate $6 billion to fight world hunger if the UN explains exactly how that amount will solve the problem, adding a stipulation that the organization use “open source accounting, so the public sees precisely how the money is spent.”

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Disinfo Spreader Reid Hoffman Joins George Soros to Fight ‘Disinformation’

Left-wing billionaires George Soros and Reid Hoffman will join forces to create a project aimed at fighting “disinformation” — even though Hoffman himself has previously been embroiled in scandal for a project which deliberately spread disinformation during the 2017 Alabama Senate race.

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Facebook Leftists Leak ‘Trust’ Graph to Discredit Breitbart, But Hide Methodology

The Wall Street Journal published a single slide from an internal Facebook file purporting to measure “trust” in news publishers on the platform, but the source who passed it to the newspaper included no details about the methodology used to collect the data, which users were surveyed, or who conducted the survey.

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Report: Facebook Suppressed Breitbart News Traffic by Twenty Percent

The Wall Street Journal has published internal material from anonymous sources at Facebook revealing that the company introduced tools that suppressed the traffic of Breitbart News by 20 percent, and other conservative publishers by double-digit margins.

Facebook drops firm that sought to discredit critics

Google Allows McAuliffe Campaign to Create Fake News Headlines for Search Ads

In what the Washington Post unthreateningly describes as a “new political ad strategy,” Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe’s campaign is manipulating Google’s ad platform to insert fake news headlines on links to news stories relevant to the election — and Google is allowing it.

Sundar Pichai CEO of Google ( Carsten Koall /Getty)

Microsoft’s LinkedIn to Create Censored, China-Only App

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn will create a new app called “InJobs” for the Chinese market, after it became embroiled in controversy by censoring the account of an Axios reporter for a profile containing “prohibited content” in the country.

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YouTube Reverses Ban of GOP Congressional Candidate Joe Kent

Google-owned YouTube reinstated the account of Trump-endorsed Washington State congressional candidate and former Green Beret Joe Kent earlier this week, after his channel was terminated by the Masters of the Universe.

Joe Kent is running for the 3rd Congressional District of Washington State.

Frances Haugen Part of Facebook Team that Censored Hunter Biden Laptop Story

Far-left Facebook “whistleblower” Frances Haugen, who has advised lawmakers to pass legislation that would empower the establishment media at the expense of independent creators, worked for a unit at Facebook tasked with preventing “misinformation” around the 2020 election — the same group that would have been involved in censoring the Hunter Biden laptop story.

Former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies before a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing on Capitol Hill, October 5, 2021, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer / POOL / AFP) (Photo by DREW ANGERER/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Bokhari: Social Media ‘Amplifying Preferences’ Is Good, Actually

If there was a common theme to the Senate testimony of Frances Haugen, the far-left Facebook “whistleblower,” it was this: social media’s habit of using algorithms to “amplify preferences” is bad, wrong, evil, and should be regulated out of existence — by people like her.

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Facebook Whistleblower: ‘Civic Integrity’ Unit Shut Down After Trump Election Loss

Far left Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen told lawmakers on the Senate Commerce Committee today that the platform should be regulated to stop “disinformation” and “hate,” but there was also a buried lede in her testimony — that Facebook wound down its “civic integrity” censorship immediately after the 2020 election.

Frances Haugen is seen the day of her congressional testimony in Washington October 5, 2021

Far Left Facebook Whistleblower: People Like Me Should Regulate Big Tech

Establishment media-backed Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testified before the Senate Commerce Committee today, telling lawmakers that they should set up a new regulatory agency to protect against the “harms” of Big Tech (including so-called disinformation and hate speech), and that people like her should get to run it.

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: Former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing entitled 'Protecting Kids Online: Testimony from a Facebook Whistleblower' on Capitol Hill on Capitol Hill, October 05, 2021 in Washington, DC. Haugen left Facebook in May and …

Bokhari: This Facebook Whistleblower Wants More Censorship, Not Less

A Facebook whistleblower, Frances Haugen, is set to appear before the Senate Commerce Committee tomorrow. She’s far from the first Big Tech whistleblower to expose Silicon Valley’s inner workings — but she is one of the first to call for more censorship, not less. That’s probably why the establishment media has embraced her with open arms.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is applauded as he delivers the opening keynote introducing new Facebook, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram privacy features at the Facebook F8 Conference at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California on April 30, 2019. - Got a crush on another Facebook user? The social network will …

YouTube Blacklists Ron Paul Institute

The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, the organization set up by former Republican presidential candidate and congressman Dr. Ron Paul, has been blacklisted by Google-owned YouTube.

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YouTube Shuts Down All Anti-Vaccine Content

Google-owned video platform YouTube has announced will blacklist all critical commentary and news on coronavirus vaccines, a decision that will likely affect many high-profile figures using the platform.

In this Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, file photo, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki speaks during the introduction of YouTube TV at YouTube Space LA in Los Angeles. Google’s online package of about 40 television channels debuts on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in the tech industry’s latest bid to get cable-shunning millennials …

SHOCK: NewsGuard Yet to Ding Establishment Media for Border Patrol Whipping Hoax

NewsGuard, the establishment “news rating” project that claims to fight untrustworthy media outlets, continues to give its seal of approval to establishment media outlets, including the New York Times, that spread the hoax story that mounted border patrol agents used whips against Haitian migrants.

A United States Border Patrol agent on horseback uses the reins to try and stop a Haitian migrant from entering an encampment on the banks of the Rio Grande near the Acuna Del Rio International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas on September 19, 2021. - The United States said Saturday …