Did You Miss This? Judge Blocks TX Law on Social Media Censorship

(TheDailyHorn.com) – There was a strong movement by social media companies to silence Donald Trump and his supporters during the waning days of his presidency. Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms went as far as to indefinitely or permanently suspend the sitting president’s accounts. Texas lawmakers decided to push back and passed a law preventing future instances of that kind of politically-based censorship. However, a federal judge recently blocked the measure’s enforcement. In late November, US …

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New Investigation Reveals Offensive Rhetoric Still Allowed on Facebook

(TheDailyHorn.com) – Facebook officially banned Holocaust denial from its platform and changed the classification from misinformation to hate speech in October 2020. Despite the change in official policy, the American Defamation League (ADL) released a report saying it found denial claims on Facebook. The ADL’s Center on Extremism researched Facebook posts comparing posts before and after the ban began. What the ADL found was perplexing. One year since Facebook changed its policy on Holocaust denial, …

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Top Republican’s Account Censored

(TheDailyHorn.com) – Controversy continues to swirl around Big Tech companies who censor conservatives over opinions that reportedly differ from those of the companies. On Saturday, Twitter suspended conservative Rep. Jim Banks’s (R-IN) Twitter account over an alleged violation of Twitter’s hate speech policy. The Indiana conservative referred to Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health Rachel Levine as a man. Levine became the first openly transgender person commissioned as a four-star officer …

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