Skip to comments.Trump: 'We will look into' Twitter for 'shadow banning' Republicans
Posted on 07/26/2018 8:57:54 AM PDT by raiderboy
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President Trump on Thursday vowed that the government would investigate Twitter for allegations that the social media giant has suppressed content from some conservative accounts.
"Twitter 'SHADOW BANNING' prominent Republicans. Not good. We will look into this discriminatory and illegal practice at once! Many complaints," Trump tweeted.
(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...
By making a user's contributions invisible or less prominent to other members of the service, a hope may be that in the absence of reactions to their comments, the problematic or otherwise out of favour user will become bored or frustrated and leave the site. "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shadow_banning
This expressly happened to " Diamond and Silk" Their followers were reduced by 75% in one day.
A recent shocking story noted that an Uber driver ejected three Black men going to a Republican conference because one of them was wearing a MAGA hat.
Both Twitter and Facebook are public accommodations. The collapse of Facebook stock and the decline of users resulting in a market Cap loss of 1 billion dollars yesterday was predicated on their announcement of a 50% increase in overhead cost to police what is being said on Facebook. I understand the hearing are being scheduled in Congress for September leading to legislative changed to stop this cold. The answer , in my opinion, is to make our political beliefs,Left , Right or indifferent, a civil right.
Sic Sessions on them!
Instead of telling them how to run their business, how about everyone abandoning Twitter?
Bad plan to include that dufus in on anything, with the exception of getting a pink slip?
their stock took a big hit..........................
Thus the joke.
I think we need that civil rights law and then we can sue for damages, penalties and attorney fees. Sessions is now a pathetic joke. Hillary walks in a double standard of justice. Don’t ever tell me that “no one is above the Law” It will be our turn next.
He acts like he never heard of these practices before. Is that possible? He would almost have to be in an isolation ward not to know about it.
What he is doing is moving it on agenda. That is a big and good thing. I assure you this was well known and being put together methodically by the president. I am just glad he has placed it in the fore front. We will hear more about this at his huge rally. July 31. This attack on people’s political speech and belief is about to end in public accommodations.
Did you hear that Facebook banned infowars today? In your face Trump!
No . I heard that you tube pulled videos that were free speech. But you could be right. I am advocating new civil rights marches to support the Civil right of political speech.
As I understand it, Youtube banned their live broadcasts. That’s probably the first step for an upcoming total ban. I noticed how they implement bannings in stages when they simply don’t like what you say.
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