US Antitrust Investigation Could Include more Tech Companies

In addition to Google, the antitrust investigation taken up by the US government could be expanded to include Facebook, Amazon and Apple. It is not yet known when they will be undertaken, but, according to Reuters, the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission have worked out which companies they will examine for potential anti-competitive practices.… Read More US Antitrust Investigation Could Include more Tech Companies

White House launches online tool to fight social media ‘censorship’

By Nikki Schwab and Ben Feuerherd May 15, 2019 | 8:09pm | New York Post The White House on Wednesday launched an online tool for Americans to report political censorship on social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter directly to President Trump. The administration announced the tool in a tweet on Wednesday, writing it… Read More White House launches online tool to fight social media ‘censorship’

Facebook Bans Alex Jones, Paul Joseph Watson, Etc.

Alex Jones, Paul Joseph Watson, Milo Yiannopoulos, and a number of other controversial well known individuals were removed from Facebook and its cousin social media website, Instagram today. Not just their personal pages but also fan pages and any associated groups as well. However, there is controversy over the violations Facebook cites as being the… Read More Facebook Bans Alex Jones, Paul Joseph Watson, Etc.

Report: YouTube, Facebook Algorithms Promote Anti-vaccine Content

On Friday, The Guardian reported that that YouTube and Facebook‘s algorithms are promoting anti-vaccine content on their platforms. A search on Facebook for vaccination reveals that many of the top autofill suggestions are for anti-vaccination, vaccine re-education, or the Vaccine Information Network (VIN). Groups, like the VIN, have thousands of members and spreads false and… Read More Report: YouTube, Facebook Algorithms Promote Anti-vaccine Content