Twitter suspends Border Protection chief after he tweets on success of Trump’s wall

Twitter suspends Border Protection chief after he tweets on success of Trump’s wall

by WorldTribune Staff, October 29, 2020 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Mark Morgan took to Twitter on Wednesday to tout the success of President Donald Trump’s border wall. Morgan tweeted: “Every mile helps us stop gang members, murderers, sexual predators and drugs from entering our country.” Twitter suspended Morgan’s account. “According to screenshots […]

Sen. Cruz: Big tech censorship is ‘single greatest threat to democracy in America today’

Sen. Cruz: Big tech censorship is ‘single greatest threat to democracy in America today’

by WorldTribune Staff, October 21, 2020 Twitter and Facebook “crossed a rubicon that they had not previously even dreamed of crossing” when they censored the New York Post’s reporting on evidence of Biden family corruption, Sen. Ted Cruz said. The Texas Republican told reporters Monday that the social media giants could face “potentially serious campaign […]

Silicon Valley and the 2020 election: Trump censored 65 times; Biden 0

Silicon Valley and the 2020 election: Trump censored 65 times; Biden 0

by WorldTribune Staff, October 19, 2020 Twitter and Facebook have censored President Donald Trump’s social media accounts and the accounts belonging to his re-election campaign at least 65 times during this election season, a media watchdog group noted. Number of times Joe Biden and his campaign accounts have been censored? Zero. “Twitter composes the bulk […]

Silencing the president: Battle breaks out between Silicon Valley’s ‘arbiters of truth’

Silencing the president: Battle breaks out between Silicon Valley’s ‘arbiters of truth’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 31, 2020 Leftists have been calling on Twitter to suspend President Donald Trump’s account since the day he was sworn in. Now Twitter is seen caving to the constant harping of major media and many Democrats for the social media platform to censor the president’s tweets. Twitter slapped a misinformation label […]

Sen. Hawley: Twitter should lose special legal immunity

Sen. Hawley: Twitter should lose special legal immunity

by WorldTribune Staff, May 28, 2020 In a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, a Republican senator questioned why the social media company should continue to receive legal immunity after editorializing President Donald Trump’s tweets. Twitter’s decision to fact check Trump’s tweets on the potential for widespread fraud in vote-by-mail raises “serious questions” about whether […]

Left in a frenzy as GOP megadonor buys large stake in Twitter

Left in a frenzy as GOP megadonor buys large stake in Twitter

by WorldTribune Staff, March 2, 2020 An investment firm headed by a former never-Trumper who now supports the president has bought a large stake in Twitter with the intent of replacing CEO Jack Dorsey, reports say. Elliott Management Corp., led by Paul Singer, a Republican Party megadonor, has taken a roughly $1 billion stake in […]

Sessions invites 24 state attorneys general to summit on social media monopolies

Sessions invites 24 state attorneys general to summit on social media monopolies

by WorldTribune Staff, September 16, 2018 The Department of Justice said it has invited the attorneys general of 24 states to a Sept. 25 meeting to discuss whether social media companies are violating anti-trust laws. The DOJ said it decided to host the meeting “on tech companies, competition, and the free exchange of ideas” following […]