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Media outlets question apparent censorship of name involved in whistleblower case

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Is Facebook protecting the so-called whistleblower? That may be the case. The social media giant is removing any mention of the “whistleblower’s” name and is cracking down against Facebook publishers that mention ...

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Facebook cracks down on anti-Israel pages based in Iran

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Facebook has removed pages originating in Iran and Russia that aimed to stir up anti-Israel sentiment and hatred of Jews on the social media platform.  Nathaniel Gleichery, head of Cybersecurity Policy for ...

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Hawley sponsors bi-partisan bill giving the public control over their Facebook, other social media data

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In a bi-partisan move, Missouri Senator Josh Hawley has been joined by Democrat Senators Mark Warner and Richard Blumenthal in developing legislation designed to protect user privacy, their data and increase competition ...

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Facebook refused to shut down page of Fatah even after it encouraged terrorism

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A Facebook page promoting terrorism and glorifying the murder of Israeli citizens has been shut down but not by the social media giant.  Despite complaints, Facebook took no action and instead suggested ...

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News Briefs: Ebola spreads, Big tech anti-trust, CNN bodyguard charged with assault

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States open anti-trust against big tech A group of states is preparing to proceed with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies. The number could grow to 20. Tech companies have increasingly come ...

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Morning national news briefs: oil tankers, Facebook and Epstein

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Your morning national news briefs: US Moves to Take Control of Iranian Tanker Seized by British Last Month The United States does not want Britain to swap an Iranian oil tanker for ...

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British police scold public: don’t insult fugitive on Facebook

Officials in the United Kingdom issued a warning to people mocking the hairline of a wanted convicted drug dealer, saying that those who insult the fugitive on Facebook and social media could ...

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How Islamic extremists use social media as a weapon against Christians

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The ministry Open Doors USA reports a trend of hackers, working with Islamic extremists, taking over Christian Facebook pages and posting anti-Islamic messages. The fake posts then generate outrage against the Christians ...

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Facebook restores post quoting theologian Augustine

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Facebook has backed down from saying a quote from a 5th century theologian was hate speech. A blogger reported on July 14 that Facebook had repeatedly banned a quote from St. Augustine ...

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Platforms vs. Publishers: The Big Tech War on the First Amendment

Media platforms and publishers are a big part of our lives, and they can have a huge influence on our culture. Recently YouTube pulled the plug on, or demonetized, many YouTube channels. ...

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Number of people planning to storm Area 51 approaches 1 million

The U.S. Military says it will protect Area 51 from being seen by a bizarre gathering that hopes to forcibly storm the military base. Currently, 842,000 civilians have signed up. The number ...

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Facebook to let leftist organizations run ‘fairness’ effort

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Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg announced the company’s latest efforts to institutionalize the demands of 90 liberal organizations into the company’s “fairness” operations, including disturbing efforts geared toward the 2020 elections. Leaders whose organizations ...

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Is Facebook’s ‘civil rights’ audit harming free speech?

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Facebook, perhaps the world’s most powerful media platform, has released the results of its “civil rights” audit which it insists fights hate speech. The company said it is rolling out the updated ...

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Internet preachers like Marcus Rogers are drawing millions online

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As those under the age of 35 increasingly avoid brick-and-mortar churches, they are logging in to listen to online preachers who unashamedly share Jesus and Biblical truths through social media. One of ...

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Nigerian women testify on Facebook Live today about genocide as VP Pence gets involved

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Two Nigerian women will become truth-tellers to the world in a live Facebook event Wednesday as they testify to the horrific genocide against Christians in their country. Their testimonies will be Live-streamed ...

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Elaine Beck is on a mission to unite Christians with new social media app

Elaine Beck is on a mission to unite Christians. But her efforts are not alone as ministries push for harmony in today’s often divided church. Ministries host events for people of different locations, ...

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Gillette ad features dad teaching transgender son how to shave

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The Gillette company, manufacturer of razors and skincare products, has entered the culture wars with an ad showing a father teaching his daughter who identifies as a boy, how to shave. It’s ...

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After outcry, Facebook restores account of Candace Owens

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Facebook suspended the account of conservative Candace Owens like they have for hundreds of conservatives whom they label as “white supremacists.” They do so in an attempt to quiet them by using an ...

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Calls to stop social media censorship grows

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After a seemingly endless stream of conservative personalities being banned from social media platforms, the right-leaning community and even many anti-censorship supporters on the left have increasingly backed the idea that the ...

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Colorado school shooter hated Christians, Trump

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The 18-year-old suspected school shooter in Colorado shared social media posts critical of President Donald Trump and Christians with hate for the Bible thrown in. According to the New York Post, Devon Erickson’s Facebook page ...

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AZ governor stands by Christian Facebook post despite calls to remove

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey refused to give in to pressure from a state secular organization this week, publicly affirming that he has no intention of removing religious messages posted to his gubernatorial ...

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Feds wait too long, so state AGs begin their move against tech giants

It has become increasingly apparent over the years that the major Silicon Valley-based tech companies have tried to straddle the line between being open platforms for the sharing of information or biased ...

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K-Love bans ‘Unplanned’ movie promotion

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The popular behemoth Christian music network K-Love isn’t feeling the love from fans. Abby Johnson, the former Planned Parenthood clinic director whose life is the basis of the new movie “Unplanned,” is ...

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Facebook censorship reaches into the White House

The White House Director of Social Media, Dan Scavino, Jr., announced on Monday that Facebook blocked him from replying to posts. Scavino was temporarily blocked “from making public comments,” according to a ...

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Facebook calls Baptist seminary ‘hate group,’ blocks post

Gateway Seminary is cooperating with Facebook to show the school is not a “hate group” in efforts to boost a post describing the Bible as the ultimate authority. Facebook refused to boost ...

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