Employees of Facebook, Twitter and Google have overwhelmingly favored Democrats in their political donations in this year’s midterm elections.
A group of radical abortion supporters are asking Twitter to prevent pro-life activists from promoting their tweets.
Reproaction, an activist group aimed at “increasing abortion access,” is circulating a petition to censor pro-life content on the social media site. The group says Twitter should not have reversed its controversial decision to block a 2017 ad from Tennessee Senate candidate Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R., Tenn.) that featured her discussing Planned Parenthood’s organ harvesting operations. The controversy led a Twitter official to apologize to Blackburn during a July House Judiciary Committee hearing on social media bias.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton repeated a claim about Brett Kavanaugh that multiple fact-checkers have ruled is false.
Congress is eying a series of new regulations to tighten federal oversight of social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter amid fears that foreign governments and rogue regimes will attempt to sway the 2018 midterm elections.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) and far-right radio host Alex Jones had a tense exchange on Wednesday, with Rubio snapping at him not to touch him while Jones harangued the Florida lawmaker over what he called a “Big Tech” conspiracy to silence him.
A Mexican-American White House lawyer whose grandparents escaped the Holocaust was accused of flashing a white power sign during Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Tuesday.