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Social media giants fight Trump’s anti-terror plan while providing platform for terrorists

Brooke Singman, Twitter’s $1.6 million pledge to help fight the White House’s anti-terror immigration order is just the latest case of social media companies taking on Trump, but critics say the same companies are doing next to nothing to stop dangerous radicals from using their platforms to spread hate. According to sources, radical social media

Censorship, Monopolistic Abuse And Social Media’s Human Rights Potential #GabFam

William Craddick, DisobedientMedia.com Gab CCO Utsav Sanduja On Censorship, Monopolistic Abuse And Social Media’s Human Rights Potential. #SpeakFreely We’re no longer living in the 1990’s and the age of computer science major-driven startups which various entrepreneurs grew out of their garages to become transnational conglomerates. Tech groups now permeate every aspect of our lives. Their products

FBI request for Twitter account data may have overstepped legal guidelines

The FBI appeared to go beyond the scope of existing legal guidance in seeking certain kinds of internet records from Twitter as recently as last year, legal experts said, citing two warrantless surveillance orders the social media company published on Friday. Twitter said its disclosures were the first time the company had been allowed to

US ethics official slammed for ‘unethical’ Donald Trump tweets

Lawmakers from both parties on Monday admonished a federal ethics official who sent a series of tweets commenting on President Donald Trump’s potential conflicts of interest. Members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said the tweets by Walter Shaub Jr., director of the Office of Government Ethics, were inappropriate and could compromise the

Donald Trump won’t be using the POTUS Twitter account

Donald Trump plans to keep using his personal Twitter account, the president-elect confirmed in a weekend interview, noting that he “can go bing bing bing” and make national news using his social media accounts. “@realDonaldTrump I think, I’ll keep it,” Trump told the Times of London in the interview published Monday, saying he won’t personally

Can We Survive a “Twitter Presidency”?

Bryan Crabtree, A lot of the “experts” are suggesting that President-elect Donald Trump could “slip” in one of his Tweets and reveal classified information. Some go so far as to suggest that Trump could start a war with his tweets. These suggestions are little more than the same analyst-buffoons who predicted Trump would never get

‘Pharma bro’ Shkreli suspended from Twitter for harassment

Former U.S. drug executive Martin Shkreli, dubbed the “pharma bro” and vilified for raising the price of a lifesaving drug by 5,000 percent, was suspended by Twitter on Sunday for harassing a female journalist. Shkreli, a supporter of Republican President-elect Donald Trump, had dogged freelance reporter Lauren Duca, including sending her requests for dates, after

Tech industry trying to censor Gab.ai to shut down free speech and control the narrative

Robert Jonathan, Glitch.News Twitter alternative Gab is facing censorship from the tech industry on two fronts. Twitter apparently no longer allows sharing between the two social media platforms, while Apple rejected the GAB IOS app on the grounds that it includes user-posted pornographic content. GAB CEO Andrew Torba, a.k.a. the GabFather, is appealing this decision.

Suspects in custody after Chicago beating broadcast on social media

Detectives questioned two men and two women on Wednesday in connection with the beating in Chicago of a man with mental health issues who, on a Facebook Live video shot by his assailants, was shown cowering in a corner with his mouth taped shut, officials said. At least one of the attackers on the video

Andrew Torba Talks Fighting Internet Censorship and His New Site ‘Gab’ #SpeakFreely

Frontpagemag.com, An alternative to leftist-controlled social media. Below are the video and transcript to Andrew Torba’s speech at the David Horowitz Freedom Center’s 2016 Restoration Weekend. The event was held Nov. 10th-13th at the Breakers Resort in Palm Beach, Florida. Andrew Torba from DHFC on Vimeo. Well, folks, it’s great to be here, and it feels fantastic to finally win,