In the three months since Internet monopoly Google announced plans to keep users from accessing “fake news,” the global traffic rankings of a broad range of left-wing, progressive, anti-war and democratic rights organizations have fallen significantly. On April 25, 2017, Google announced that it had implemented changes to its search service to make it harder [...]
Its like that for a long time. now its more openly aggressive.
After Korryn Gaines entered her Baltimore apartment earlier this month, she pulled out a shotgun and then her phone. She opened the Instagram and Facebook apps so she could post details of her standoff with the police. Facebook cut her off. Gaines certainly wasn’t the first person to post about a run-in with the police. [...]
Prominent Turkish politicians, including ministers and members of parliament, strongly reacted against Facebook's “unacceptable" censorship of the Turkish daily Yeni Şafak. The world's largest [anti-]social media platform, well-known for advocating freedom of expression, removed the most popular Turkish newspaper's pages from its platform. — source yenisafak.com
Google caused anger on Wednesday night when it began removing stories from its search engine as its new censorship regime came into force. A millionaire banker blamed for helping cause the global financial crisis was among the first to be helped to hide his past. An article about former Merrill Lynch chief Stan O’Neal was [...]