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  • Major League Baseball Saturates Social Media with Black Lives Matter Posts

    07/09/2020 1:44:18 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 90 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 09 2020 | WARNER TODD HUSTON
    Major League Baseball’s social media accounts has gone full woke with dozens of Black Lives Matter posts from the league and players alike. Pro baseball escaped from much of the anthem kneeling controversies in 2016 and 2017 by steering clear of wokeness for the most part. But that seems to be coming to an end if the league’s Twitter account is any indication of where baseball is headed. MLB’s Twitter feed is filled with paeans to Black Lives Matter that have been given the MLB endorsement with official posts and re-tweets.
  • Reddit: Will no longer allow any content showing people of color as aggressors

    07/08/2020 1:24:54 AM PDT · by AggregateThreat · 55 replies
    We can no longer allow any content that shows POC as the aggressor. Due to the new reddit updates to it's policies and rules, as well as administrator conversations with users; we can no longer allow any posts, comments, or other content that shows a POC as the aggressor. This is considered hate speech and/or harassment towards an important minority group and is no longer allowed. This absolutely means any videos, as well as news reports, photos, personal stories, data/statistics, police reports, or any other form of media.
  • Washington Post editor calls America 'a racist *and* patriarchal society,' reacts to 'revenge' tweet backlash

    07/06/2020 10:48:44 PM PDT · by familyop · 45 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 6, 2020 | Frank Miles
    Washington Post global opinions editor Karen Attiah called America “a racist *and* patriarchal society” in response to the threats she says she got over a deleted tweet that reportedly declared, “White women are lucky that we are just calling them ‘Karen’s.' And not calling for revenge.” In a tweet over backlash she wrote: “America is a racist *and* patriarchal society. We cannot dismantle the full range of oppression in this society without addressing how toxic ideas of white masculinity interplay with the notion of ‘protecting’ their women from Black people.
  • Significant Warning Issued For Thousands and thousands Of Google Gmail Users

    07/05/2020 9:04:04 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 44 replies
    aviationanalysis.net ^ | July 4, 2020 | Theodore V. Meeks
    A Google bombshell last week gave users a great reason to quit Windows 10. Now serious new problems mean millions of Gmail users might want to join them. Gmail’s spam filter is sending possibly perilous messages direct to users’ inboxes Reported by both Windows Latest and MSPowerUser, Gmail users are discovering that Microsoft’s Windows 10 built-in Mail client is deleting their emails and/or sending them to spam automatically.
  • Twitter has removed President Trump's "They're not after me. They're after you" meme

    07/01/2020 6:14:37 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 176 replies
    Twitter has removed President Trump's "They're not after me. They're after you" meme
  • Social Media Censorship: The Crack Down Begins 6 Months Before Election

    06/30/2020 1:23:57 AM PDT · by RandFan · 14 replies
    Yahoo ^ | June 30th | AFP
    San Francisco (AFP) - YouTube on Monday shut down six far-right channels for violating rules against "supremacist" content, booting videos by David Duke, Stefan Molyneux and Richard Spencer. The video sharing platform pulled the plug on the channels as online social media platforms face increasing pressure to crack down on hateful rhetoric. "We have strict policies prohibiting hate speech on YouTube, and terminate any channel that repeatedly or egregiously violates those policies," YouTube said in response to an AFP inquiry about the move. Since updating guidelines a year ago to better address supremacist content, YouTube saw a fivefold spike in...
  • Twitch suspends Trump campaign account

    06/29/2020 12:48:22 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 31 replies
    CNN ^ | June 29, 2020 | Brian Fung
    Washington (CNN Business)Twitch, the video streaming service popular with online gamers, has suspended an account belonging to the Trump campaign, becoming the latest tech platform to take action against President Donald Trump. In a statement provided to CNN, Twitch, which is owned by Amazon (AMZN), said that "hateful conduct is not allowed." "In line with our policies, President Trump's channel has been issued a temporary suspension from Twitch for comments made on stream, and the offending content has been removed," said Brielle Villablanca, a Twitch spokesperson. MORE AT LINK
  • STEFAN MOLYNEUX: MY STATEMENT ON MY YOUTUBE BAN

    06/29/2020 6:15:33 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 58 replies
    freedomain ^ | 6/29/2020 | STEFAN MOLYNEUX
    Stefan Molyneaux's entire YouTube channel was just yanked today I didnt like all his stuff but he was one smart cookie!
  • Texas prosecutor resigns after Facebook post appearing to compare protesters to Nazis

    06/29/2020 2:52:44 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06 29 2020 | Rebecca Klar
    A Texas prosecutor has resigned and will be replaced by another prosecutor after reportedly sharing a post on Facebook that compares protesters demonstrating against police brutality and racial inequality to Nazis, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office told ABC13 on Monday. Kaylynn Williford, who works for District Attorney Kim Ogg, shared a Facebook post comparing protesters to Nazis, according to a screenshot shared on Facebook. The district attorney’s office confirmed the post was Williford’s, according to ABC13. “Wedding bands that were removed from Holocaust victims prior to being executed, 1945. Each ring represents a destroyed family. Never forget, Nazis tore...
  • TikTok, WeChat, UC Browsers and 59 Chinese Apps Banned By India

    06/29/2020 10:14:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    NDTV ^ | 06/29/2020 | Edited by Anindita Sanyal
    New Delhi: The Centre has blocked 59 apps with Chinese links that included the hugely popular TikTok, WeChat and UC Browser, amid a huge economic backlash against China following the June 15 clashes at Ladakh in which 20 Indian soldiers died in action. Sources said inputs from intelligence agencies suggested that the apps have been violating the terms of usage, compromising users privacy, and being used as spyware or malware. Within minutes of the announcement, the Indian government's TikTok account MyGov, which had 1.1 milliorn followers, was disabled. The move comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India...
  • Reddit Censorship?

    06/29/2020 10:26:27 AM PDT · by RandFan · 21 replies
    Twitter ^ | June 29th | Breaking 911
    @Breaking911 BREAKING: Reddit bans 2000 subreddits, including r/The_Donald to 'address hate' "The community has consistently hosted and upvoted more rule-breaking content than average, antagonized us and other communities, and its mods have refused to meet our most basic expectations..."
  • Jeff Bezos' Twitch temporarily bans Trump for 'hateful conduct'

    06/29/2020 11:49:34 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 101 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 29 2020 | Brian Flood
    Twitch, a streaming platform owned by Amazon mogul Jeff Bezos, has temporarily banned President Trump’s account for “hateful conduct” stemming from footage of the president’s speeches. “Hateful conduct is not allowed on Twitch. In line with our policies, President Trump’s channel has been issued a temporary suspension from Twitch for comments made on stream, and the offending content has been removed,” a Twitch spokesperson told Fox News. A rebroadcast of Trump’s 2015 campaign launch -- when he famously criticized people crossing the Mexican border to illegally enter the United States -- and comments Trump made at his recent Tulsa rally...
  • YouTube censors CHESS channel because it thought it was being racist

    06/28/2020 10:21:50 PM PDT · by RandFan · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 28 | Mark Dice
    @MarkDice YouTube has taken down a video from a chess channel because it appears the A.I. detected language in the video about black vs white chess pieces and thought the guy was being racist! (Not a joke). Here's the poor dude's video explaining the details:
  • Parler on Drudge: MAGA JUMPS TO PARLER AFTER TWITTER BANS...

    06/28/2020 9:06:45 PM PDT · by RandFan · 61 replies
    CNBC ^ | June 28 | Ari Levy
    Jim Jordan, Elise Stefanik and Nikki Haley all have something in common, other than a strong affection towards President Trump. The three Republican politicians joined social media app Parler this week, adding their profiles to a site that’s emerged as the new digital stomping ground for anti-Twitter conservatives. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas arrived earlier this month and Rep. Devin Nunes of California started in February, while Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has been a member since 2018, the year the app launched. “It’s about time y’all joined me on @parler_app,” Paul tweeted on Wednesday. “What’s taking the rest of...
  • Lowell (MI) PD Chief Ousted Over Controversial Facebook Post

    06/28/2020 12:49:19 PM PDT · by Jerrybob · 26 replies
    Woodtv.com ^ | 6/28/2020 | self
    Lowell PD chief ousted over controversial Facebook post Kent County by: Ken Kolker Posted: Jun 5, 2020 / 12:05 PM EDT / Updated: Jun 5, 2020 / 06:16 PM EDT LOWELL, Mich. (WOOD) — The Lowell police chief was forced to resign just days after a controversial Facebook post that supported four young men who had armed themselves against potential protesters. Chief Steven Bukala was told to resign by 5 p.m. Thursday or that he would be fired at 5:01 p.m., according to documents obtained Friday by News 8. He resigned by email.
  • Comedy writer permanently banned from Twitter for saying "men aren't women"

    06/28/2020 12:48:31 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 58 replies
    DISRN.com ^ | Jun 28th, 2020 9:19 am | Adam Ford
    rish comedy writer Graham Linehan has been permanently banned from Twitter after he tweeted "men aren't women tho" in response to a tweet by a women's group wishing men who identify as women a happy Pride Month. Lineman, who had hundreds of thousands of followers on the social network, is the creator or co-creator of the sitcoms Father Ted, Black Books, and The IT Crowd. Twitter said Linehan "has been permanently suspended after repeated violations of our rules against hateful conduct and platform manipulation."
  • HANNITY Just joined Parler!

    06/28/2020 11:50:48 AM PDT · by RandFan · 89 replies
    Twitter ^ | 28th June | Sean Hannity
    @seanhannity Come join the conversation at @parler_app just joined using the same name, @seanhannity
  • Mark Zuckerberg loses $7 billion as companies drop ads Facebook shares dropped 8.3% on Friday

    06/27/2020 1:21:56 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 52 replies
    Foxnew ^ | 6-27-20 | Audrey Conklin
    Facebook shares dropped 8.3 percent on Friday, eliminating $56 billion from the company's market value, after British-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever joined a number of other big brands in pulling its advertisements from the site, according to Bloomberg. Zuckerberg now ranks at No. 4 on the index with a net worth of $82.3 billion, behind Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton CEO Bernard Arnault. COCA-COLA PAUSES PAID ADVERTISING ON SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS Companies ranging from Verizon to Ben & Jerry's to The North Face are pulling ads from Facebook and Instagram...
  • Report: Apple Caught China-Owned TikTok Spying on Millions of iPhone Users

    06/27/2020 12:43:04 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Jun 2020 | TOM CICCOTTA
    A report published on Friday suggests that the megapopular China-owned social media application TikTok was spying on users through a vulnerability in the latest version of Apple’s iOS smartphone firmware. According to a report by Forbes, the popular social media platform TikTok may have been spying on millions of users by spying on data copied to their iPhones’ clipboard through a vulnerability in the latest iOS smartphone firmware. The vulnerability, which allows application developers to access a user’s clipboard, data was modified on June 23 by Apple. Now, users will be prompted with a notification when an application gains access...
  • Facebook to ban 'wider category of hateful content' in ads

    06/26/2020 12:04:35 PM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 24 replies
    Facebook to ban 'wider category of hateful content' in ads - AFP