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  • July 21, 2021
    Chris Woodward, Billy Davis

    Twitter sends you to CNN, Vox to correct Greene's 'misleading' claims

    Rep. Greene post on TwitterA controversial Republican lawmaker is using her 12-hour suspension from Twitter to warn others about what is labeled “misleading” by the “corporate Communists” at the social media giant.

  • July 06, 2021
    Billy Davis, Steve Jordahl

    Facebook: Help us help all the Neo-Nazis you know

    Facebook "extremist" promptThe tens of millions of Americans who use Facebook to post vacation photos, sell baby clothes, and argue politics with their liberal cousin have a new feature: Identify any Nazi skinheads they know and get them help for their misguided beliefs.

  • June 30, 2021
    Charlie Butts

    Push to protect children finally pays off

    kids on computers using internetAn anti-trafficking organization says it has made enormous progress in its mission to protect children online thanks to the biggest Big Tech firm of all.

  • June 30, 2021
    Steve Jordahl

    TX court opens door, slightly, for Facebook lawsuit

    Facebook NOT like buttonThe highest court in Texas has ruled that Facebook could be liable for allowing children to be groomed and abducted for sex trafficking but a Big Tech watchdog says that is a big legal hurdle to jump.

  • June 14, 2021
    Steve Jordahl

    When social media mirrors the Chi-Coms

    using Twitter (tweeting)China continues to swallow up freedom in what was once an independent Hong Kong, and the oppressive nature of censorship and punishment might sound familiar to many back home in America.

  • June 09, 2021
    Billy Davis, Steve Jordahl

    Amazon connecting you to neighborhood and taking notes

    Amazon logo w/ frownMega-corporation Amazon has moved far beyond offering selling books and tennis shoes, and even the always-listening Alexa: It has created a high-tech network that connects you to your neighbors -- without your permission.  

  • June 01, 2021
    Chris Woodward, Billy Davis

    Twitter claims no bias after clipping question that cited examples

    using Twitter (tweeting)Answering a question that accused Twitter of anti-conservative bias, the CEO of the popular social media website tip-toed around examples of selective censorship by conveniently leaving them out.

  • May 19, 2021
    Charlie Butts

    Instagram for Kids is 'a terrible idea'

    child (girl) on laptop computer (dark)Advocates for child safety are trying to head off another attempt to capture the minds of children.

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