Twitter Restricts Account Of Julian Assange’s Mother

By Joe Lauria, Consortiumnews.com -

The Twitter account of Christine Assange, the mother of the arbitrarily detained founder of WikiLeaks, has been restricted, she told Consortium News on Tuesday. “My Twitter account has been [...]

Twitter Erupts After 2,000 Pro-Venezuelan Accounts Are Deleted

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

A total of 1,196 social media accounts based in Venezuela suspected of “influencing domestic audiences.” Nearly 2,000 pro-Venezuelan Twitter accounts have been removed for “engaging in a [...]

Twitter Up In Arms After Trudeau Says He’ll ‘Continue To Condemn BDS’

By Staff, Rt.com -

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has doubled down on his condemnation of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel in comments that have drawn the ire of Twitter [...]

The Twitter Smearing Of Corbyn And Assange

By Mark Curtis, Consortiumnews.com -

The U.K.-financed Integrity Initiative, managed by the Institute for Statecraft, is ostensibly a “counter disinformation” program to challenge Russian information operations. However, it has been [...]

Facebook’s Leaked Content Moderation Documents Reveal Serious Problems

By Gaurav Shukla, Gadgets.ndtv.com -

Facebook's thousands of content moderators worldwide rely on a bunch of unorganised PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets to decide what content to allow on the social network, revealed [...]

Screws Get Tighter: Twitter Suspends #NoWarInSpace

By Bruce Gagnon, Space For Peace -

The corporate directed screws are getting tighter.  Info has power and Mr. Big is feeling the heat from an increasingly informed and connected global population.  The Internet is now being caged [...]

Zuckerberg Urged To Resign As New Privacy Scandals Hit Facebook

By Staff, Rt.com -

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg should “log out” over an “unprecedented level of negligence,” a US congressman said after a new report revealed how the company allowed cherry-picked firms unhindered [...]

For The First Time Social Media Outpaces Print Newspapers As News Source

By Elisa Shearer, Pewresearch.org -

Social media sites have surpassed print newspapers as a news source for Americans: One-in-five U.S. adults say they often get news via social media, slightly higher than the share who often do so [...]

Civil Society Groups Ask Facebook To Provide Method To Appeal Censorship

By Staff, Eff.org -

San Francisco—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and more than 70 human and digital rights groups called on Mark Zuckerberg today to add real transparency and accountability to Facebook’s [...]

‘Brutally Honest’: Public Outcry Forces Facebook To Stop Banning Pics Of Starving Yemeni Girl

By Staff, Rt.com -

A backlash prompted Facebook to stop removing posts featuring a photo of an emaciated seven-year-old Yemeni girl, which accompanied a harrowing New York Times report from the war-torn country. [...]

In Latest Fit Of Censorship, Facebook Deletes Video Detailing Brutal Legacy Of Christopher Columbus

By Jon Queally, Commondreams.org -

With nothing but a vague "violation of community standards" note and offering no ability to appeal the decision, Facebook has once again blocked a piece of critical journalism—this time a short [...]

Social Media Censorship Intensifies

By Kurt Nimmo, Activistpost.com -

The midterm election is being used as an excuse to purge social media accounts and thus reduce traffic to websites on the target list. First it was alt-right figures like Milo Yiannopoulos and [...]

Social Media Posts And Photos From #IndigenousPeoplesDay2018

By Vincent Schilling, Newsmaven.io -

Yesterday was Indigenous People’s Day 2018 and over 60 cities across Turtle Island celebrated with parades, dances, song and concerts. One major draw was the day’s celebration in Los Angeles, [...]

Army Capt. Brittany DeBarros Under Scrutiny For Tweeting Facts

By Staff, Couragetoresist.org -

US Army Capt. Brittany DeBarros has taken to social media to share some basic facts about our country’s endless wars, and the impact those are having both abroad and at home. The July 20th [...]

3 Ways Facebook Is Increasingly Becoming An Arm Of The US Government

By Tyler Durden, Zerohedge.com -

Facebook has lately announced a series of major steps it would take to combat fake news and the global spread of misinformation that it says could influence elections, but the more we learn about [...]