Twitter is Using Its Power to Spoon-Feed the World Establishment Narratives
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Twitter is Using Its Power to Spoon-Feed the World Establishment Narratives

It’s one thing to have policies against violence, abuse, and harassment. But in “protecting” users, Twitter is hell-bent on censoring voices that rock the boat, even when all they have tweeted is a peer-reviewed scientific paper. Last week, Simon Goddek, who has a PhD in biotechnology and researches system dynamics, tweeted a link to a…

Examining the Ethics & Implications of Twitter’s Censorship Policy in India
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Examining the Ethics & Implications of Twitter’s Censorship Policy in India

Twitter caused a stir by complying with the Indian government’s request to temporarily “withhold” access to dozens of accounts for users within the country in response to claims that they were “inciting violence” during the ongoing farmers’ protests, which prompts some very important ethical questions that have a few disturbing implications for the freedoms of…

Big Tech behaves As If They’re the New Rulers of the World, and They Need to be Stopped
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Big Tech behaves As If They’re the New Rulers of the World, and They Need to be Stopped

Facebook & Twitter etc. think they can decide which politicians win and which lose. Florida governor Ron DeSantis’ new plan to fine these companies if they censor candidates is good, but the policies need to go further. The growing trend of Big Tech tyranny by companies like Facebook and Twitter has made one thing clear:…

Twitter’s ‘Birdwatch’ Feature Embraces Its Self-Appointed Thought Police, Giving Citizen Censors Stamp of Approval
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Twitter’s ‘Birdwatch’ Feature Embraces Its Self-Appointed Thought Police, Giving Citizen Censors Stamp of Approval

Ever wanted to be a fact-checker, but the kind who questions only people you disagree with? Twitter’s recruiting ‘Birdwatchers, or citizen fact-checkers, to vet the posts of their ideological opponents. What could go wrong? Twitter has come a long way. In the past, if you disagreed with a tweet, you were limited to posting a…

Twitter Rolls Out New Wikipedia-Like Program to Narrative Manage Tweets
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Twitter Rolls Out New Wikipedia-Like Program to Narrative Manage Tweets

Twitter has announced that it will be employing “a new community-driven approach to help address misleading information” called Birdwatch which news media are comparing to the model of content moderation used by Wikipedia. “Twitter unveiled a feature Monday meant to bolster its efforts to combat misinformation and disinformation by tapping users in a fashion similar…

The Pendulum of Internet Censorship Swings Leftward Again
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The Pendulum of Internet Censorship Swings Leftward Again

There has been a purge of left-wing accounts from social media, with socialist organizations being targeted on Facebook and multiple Antifa-associated accounts suspended from Twitter. “We have just confirmed that Facebook has disabled the page of the International Youth and Students for Social Equality at the University of Michigan, as well as the accounts of all…