Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

McCarthy: ‘Facebook and Twitter Are Not Bigger Than the Constitution’

During a Sunday interview with New York City WABC 770 AM radio’s “The Cats Roundtable,” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) continued his push for the removal of special protections for social media giants under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. McCarthy noted that platforms such as Facebook and Twitter “are not bigger than the Constitution.” […]

Oversight Board Co-Chair on Trump Facebook Ban: ‘He Put Himself in This Bed and He Can Sleep in It’

Former federal judge and co-chair of Facebook’s oversight board Michael McConnell said on this week’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday” that former President Donald Trump’s ban results from his own actions. McConnell said, “On January 6, President Trump issued those statements as a mob was rampaging through the Capitol, as members of Congress cowering in […]

‘Facebook needs to grow up’: An interview with the Oversight Board’s top Israeli

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Federal Gov’t Telling Facebook to Silence Those With Vaccine Safety Concerns Says Lawsuit

Federal Gov’t Telling Facebook to Silence Those With Vaccine Safety Concerns Says Lawsuit David Icke / Richard Willet – Memes and headline comments by David Icke It is no longer a random act — Facebook censorship has become so blatant and massive that they have indefinitely silenced the former president of the United States. Many […]

Trumpland thought he’d get back on Facebook. Now, they’re anxious and scrambling.

Trump’s official line in response to the ruling showed no concern over the financial ramifications of it, though some anxiety about how it could impact his ability to communicate with his hordes of followers. He accused Facebook, Twitter, and Google of taking away his free speech, called them “corrupt” and demanded that they “pay a […]

‘It really f–ks the other ‘24 wannabes’: How Facebook could give Trump a huge boost

“It really fucks the other ‘24 wannabes,” said one top GOP strategist, who predicted that all but a few top Republicans with established Facebook presences and fundraising networks would find it harder to raise cash online if Trump was once again tapping into that stream. Not everyone in GOP circles was willing to concede that […]

Facebook’s Independent COVID Fact-checker Site FactCheck.org Funded By $1.9 Billion Vaccine Lobby | GreatGameIndia

EXPOSED: Facebook’s Independent COVID Fact-checker Site FactCheck.org Funded By $1.9 Billion Vaccine Lobby | GreatGameIndia BlackListedNews.com RSS feed A so-called independent fact-checker website FactCheck.org is exposed to be funded by the same $1.9 billion vaccine lobby group that it is supposed to check. The site is a Facebook partner whose articles are used to censor […]

French Jews Demand Action Against Facebook ‘Support Committee’ for Accused Antisemitic Murderer of Sarah Halimi

One of the images displayed on the “Kobili Traore Support Committee” page on Facebook. Photo: Screenshot. A Jewish defense organization in Paris is urging the public prosecutor in the French capital to take action against the “ignominy” of a Facebook page that was created in solidarity with Kobili Traore, the accused antisemitic murderer of Sarah […]

Congressman Exposes Billion Dollar Vaccine Company Ties to Facebook’s Fact Checker

On Wednesday, Congressman Thomas Massie — who is known for calling it how he sees it — tweeted a bombshell claim about factcheck.org, one of Facebook’s most prominent “fact checking” groups. In short, Massie claimed that the folks fact checking claims on vaccines are funded in part by an organization that holds over $1.8 billion […]

Facebook Bans Australian Member of Parliament For Anti-Lockdown Posts

Facebook has banned a page run by an Australian Member of Parliament that had over 100,000 followers over its anti-lockdown content, with MP Craig Kelly questioning how a “foreign entity” should have the power to silence an elected representative. Kelly, an Independent Australian politician and member for the Division of Hughes in the Australian House […]

Tobacco giant placing ‘stealth adverts’ on Facebook and Instagram, bypassing social media rules

T he world’s third-largest multinational tobacco company has been running disguised adverts for its brands on Facebook and Instagram, enabling it to bypass social media site rules and national laws in order to assist the marketing of cigarettes to teenagers and young people, the Bureau of Investigative Journalism can reveal. Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has […]

Facebook deletes 120,000-member group where people posted stories of alleged adverse vaccine reactions

Facebook has removed a popular, rapidly growing group where members would post stories about alleged negative COVID-19 vaccine side effects. The group, “COVID19 VACCINE VICTIMS AND FAMILIES,” had over 120,000 followers when it was shut down and had been gaining more than 10,000 followers per week. The shutdown of the page follows Facebook introducing a ban […]

Facebook shuts down page of academic program sponsoring Palestinian event

On April 12 Facebook removed the event page for a panel on Palestine. The next day the tech company shut down the page for the academic program that sponsored it. Ironically, the open classroom is about free speech. Image from Facebook showing the event had been taken down. (Image via AMED) The sponsor of the […]

Military Origins: Pentagon Shut Down LifeLog Project the Same Day Facebook Was Created

Facebook’s growing role in the ever-expanding surveillance and “pre-crime” apparatus of the national security state demands new scrutiny of the company’s origins and its products as they relate to a former, controversial DARPA-run surveillance program that was essentially analogous to what is currently the world’s largest social network. by Whitney Webb In mid-February, Daniel Baker, […]

Facebook Blocks Story That Says We Weren’t Always At War With Eastasia

MENLO PARK, CA—In recent remarks, President Joe Biden stated that we had always been at war with Eastasia. This had gone unmentioned by most of the press, but the New York Post wrote a story contradicting Biden’s remarks, giving evidence that until recently we had been allies of Eastasia. Facebook has now blocked this story […]

Chelsea Clinton Demands Facebook Ban Tucker Carlson – Carlson Responds

Facebook is blocking links to a New York Post story that exposes Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors’ controversial recent home buying spree, preventing users from sharing the link publicly or via private message. The Post article from April 10 is headlined ‘Inside BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors’ million-dollar real estate buying binge’ and reveals how […]

Facebook Censors Link to NY Post Story Exposing BLM Founder’s Home Buying Spree

Facebook is blocking links to a New York Post story that exposes Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors’ controversial recent home buying spree, preventing users from sharing the link publicly or via private message. The Post article from April 10 is headlined ‘Inside BLM co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors’ million-dollar real estate buying binge’ and reveals how […]

Facebook Bans Your Gun Ads But Spends Millions On Zuckerberg Security

The same Facebook social media platform that bans your gun ads spent over $23 million on security for Mark Zuckerberg in 2020. The Daily Mail reports Facebook spent “more than $13.4 million on personal security” for Zuckerberg, plus another $10 million in the form of a “pre-tax allowance…for his family’s private security.” The spending represented a $3 […]

The Military Origins of Facebook

In mid-February, Daniel Baker, a US veteran described by the media as “anti-Trump, anti-government, anti-white supremacists, and anti-police,” was charged by a Florida grand jury with two counts of “transmitting a communication in interstate commerce containing a threat to kidnap or injure.” The communication in question had been posted by Baker on Facebook, where he […]

“That’s Not Orwellian, THIS Is Orwellian”: Aussies Mulling ID For Access To Facebook, Twitter, Tinder

The Australian government is mulling a proposal which would require citizens to provide at least two forms of identification if they want to use social media, under the guise of ‘battling online bullying’ and more easily report users to authorities. Under the guise of preventing online bullying, the Morrison government’s plan would require ‘100 points […]

Algorithms used by Netflix, Amazon, and Facebook can ‘predict’ language of cancer and diseases such as Alzheimer’s – study

Researchers have developed a machine-learning algorithm similar to those used by Facebook and Netflix that can decode the molecular language of disease and potentially revolutionize the world of medicine. Recommendations on social media and online entertainment platforms are derived from powerful machine-learning algorithms that monitor behavior patterns to suggest potential friends or connections, or the […]

Facebook censored Palestinians in Gaza from sharing our story with the world

Recently, a group of Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activists in Gaza, namely the Gaza Voice team, commemorated Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) which is an annual event that was first launched in Canada in 2005 and is held by more than 250 cities across the globe every year to spread awareness regarding Israel’s Apartheid […]

Facebook Apologizes For Getting 533 Million Users’ Personal Data Stolen Before They Could Sell It

Facebook Apologizes For Getting 533 Million Users’ Personal Data Stolen Before They Could Sell It Brought to you by: MENLO PARK, CA—According to reports, personal data from over 500 million Facebook users has been stolen and posted to a hacking website. Facebook quickly issued an apology that the data ended up in hackers’ hands for […]

Facebook reveals: The real Iranian disinformation wars

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Mark Zuckerberg Announces New Method That Will Identify “Good Vaccinated Citizens” On Facebook

In a post on Facebook on April 1st, Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg officially noted his company’s immediate plans to visually segregate the vaccinated from the non-vaccinated on his platform.  He hopes, according to the message if you read between the lines, that those who get vaccinated will visually shame those who do not and vice […]

Personal Data of 533 Million Facebook Users Was Stolen and Leaked Online

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US senator calls on Facebook to tackle COVID misinformation on its platforms

Senate Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner has written a letter to Facebook demanding that the company takes further action to eradicate misinformation about COVID and the vaccine against the virus on its platforms. In the letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the senator said: “Despite Facebook’s commitment to reducing misinformation, the company’s execution of its policies […]

Facebook bans Iran’s Press TV page

النيأ العظيم === [embedded content] Islam and Muslims مفهوم الحرية واستعمال العنف [embedded content] الاسلام والمسلمون [embedded content] Islamic jurisprudence crisis أزمة الفقه الإسلامي [embedded content] Pillars of Islam and the pillars of faith أركان الإسلام وأركان الإيمان [embedded content] More here (1 to 44) The Qur’an, Morality and Critical Reason (PDF) Source 00 Hits: 0

No turning back: Facebook reckons with a post-2020 world

It’s becoming increasingly clear that for Facebook there is no returning to its habits of the past. Many of its election-year tweaks to its rules and stepped-up enforcement imposed to crack down on political misinformation were supposed to be temporary. But the Jan. 6 insurrection, the rise in COVID vaccine misinformation, the persistent spread of […]

Facebook Scrubs Page Showing Supermarket Shooter Was Anti-Trump, Pro-Refugee Activist

The Japanese foreign minister has announced a plan to “transform Japan into a diversified multiethnic society” by encouraging mass immigration and giving foreign residents the right to vote. Toshimitsu Motegi is a politician for the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and has served as the country’s Minister for Foreign Affairs since September 2019. During a Q […]

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