Tag: social media censorship

‘Dangerous’: Think Tank on NZ PM Call for More Government Control Over Social Media

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s call for greater social media oversight to prevent “misinformation” and “radicalisation” is very dangerous, according to a think tank director. On Friday, Ardern’s Harvard keynote speech identified social media as a threat to democracy, calling on tech giants to work with governments to do more to address misinformation. Muriel…


Truth Social Migrates to Rumble Cloud, Trump Platform Preparing to Onboard Millions

Former U.S. President Donald Trump’s social media platform—Truth Social—migrated to Rumble Cloud on April 22 as it attempts to onboard millions of internet users on the network. Truth Social, created by Trump Media & Technology Group (TMTG), “successfully” migrated its website and mobile applications to Rumble’s cloud infrastructure, according to an April 22 news release….


Twitter’s Former CEO Jack Dorsey Says He’s ‘Partially to Blame’ for Centralization of Internet, Regrets It

Former Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey has said he is “partially to blame” for the centralization of the internet while revealing his regret for having done so. Dorsey took to Twitter on April 2 where he made the comment, writing that the “days of usenet, irc, the web…even email (w PGP)…were amazing. centralizing discovery…


Lara Logan Quitting Big Tech, Accuses It of ‘Glorifying’ Pedophile Content

Journalist Lara Logan has announced that she intends to quit big tech social media platforms Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, accusing the networks of allowing pedophilic content to be shared while censoring free speech and alternate perspectives. The award-winning journalist asserted in a Feb. 4 social media post that she cannot “in good conscience” be part of…


Fact-Checkers Are Used to Confuse the Public: Sharyl Attkisson

Five-time Emmy award-winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson said she has seen an increased effort to manipulate the public to appreciate censorship and disapprove of journalism. One of the strategies that has been employed is the use of third-party fact-checkers, she said. “Nearly every mode of information has been co-opted, if it can be co-opted by some…


EpochTV Review: Two Americas

Commentary In the Counterculture series, Danielle D’Souza Gill talks with radio host Steve Malzberg about our divided nation and its future in the episode, “Two Americas”. The video begins with the host talking about an essay by Robert Kagan of The Washington Post entitled, “Our Constitutional Crisis is Already Here.” In the essay, Kagan sees…


Epoch TV Review: ‘China’s Civilization Killers’

Commentary Joshua Philipp interviewed Gordon Chang, author of “The Coming Collapse of China,” on EpochTV’s “Crossroads” program on Sept. 8. Chang, a columnist, author, and lawyer, worked in China at two U.S. International law firms. When asked about the recent U.S. intelligence assessment on the origins of the novel coronavirus, Chang said the report stated…


Mike Lindell: Free, Clean Speech Social Media Site Set to Launch Monday

MyPillow’s Mike Lindell announced Thursday that his new social media platform called “Frank,” with the mission of providing a place for free speech as laid out in the U.S. Constitution, will be launching Monday. In a video statement, Lindell said he has taken steps to make sure the site is most secure, with his own servers,…


Senators Introduce PROMISE Act Targeting Political Bias in Big Tech Companies

Senators. Mike Lee (R-Utah), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) on Feb. 24 introduced new legislation targeting political bias in big tech.


Facebook’s Blocking of News Links in Australia ‘Irresponsible’: Guilbeault

OTTAWA—Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault says Facebook won’t intimidate Canada out of pushing online giants to pay Canadian media companies for content. The company has blocked users in Australia from posting or seeing links to local or international news websites in protest of the Australian government’s plans to make social−media companies negotiate payments to publishers there….