Articles Tagged 'social media'
Republicans concerned TikTok could be used by Chinese government to ‘manipulate’ US elections
Republicans are raising concerns over the expansive reach of Chinese-owned social media app TikTok and its possible effect on this year’s elections.
Sens. Tom Cotton,… READ MORE
TikTok says it will exit Hong Kong market within days
NEW YORK (Reuters) – TikTok will exit the Hong Kong market within days, a spokesman told Reuters late on Monday, as other technology companies including… READ MORE
Trump fans are flocking to the social media app Parler — its CEO is begging liberals to join them
Jim Jordan, Elise Stefanik and Nikki Haley all have something in common, other than a strong affection towards President Trump.
The three Republican politicians joined… READ MORE
US senators unveil bill to limit Big Tech legal protections
Washington (AFP) – Four Republican senators introduced a bill Wednesday aimed at limiting legal protections of Big Tech platforms if they “selectively” suppress certain content,… READ MORE
Trump’s unexpected allies in the fight against Twitter and censorship: Facebook and the FCC
Facebook and some members of the Federal Communications Commission appear to be helping President Trump in his war against Twitter, as he pushes for unfettered… READ MORE
Republicans working on legislation to strip Twitter of federal liability protections
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) on Wednesday separately announced they were both working on legislation to strip Twitter of federal protections… READ MORE
Twitter’s Jack Dorsey fires back at Zuckerberg, defends fact-checking Trump tweets
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey fired back at Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who criticized the tech giant’s decision to fact-check President Trump’s tweets about mail-in voting.… READ MORE
Texas governor expresses concern about private gun sales
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday raised concern about private firearm sales but didn’t commit to crack down on them… READ MORE
Facebook’s anti-conservative bias audit sparks backlash
A Facebook audit which found the company needs to do “significant work” to satisfy the concerns of conservatives has prompted a backlash from conservatives and… READ MORE
McConnell, allies lean into Twitter, media ‘war’
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and his allies are embracing a fight with the media and Twitter that has struck a nerve among Republicans.… READ MORE