Announcement Means Final Remaining Conservative Voices on Facebook Will Be
Eliminated by Election Day
the 2016 election Facebook has been cracking down on conservative and
conservative websites have seen a stunning drop in their Facebook
was no accident. This was the plan.
January 2017, Facebook began making algorithm changes to make sure
conservative news was no longer so influential. The Gateway Pundit
Facebook traffic has consistently decreased with each algorithm change.
March 2018 study by The Outline organization found conservative publishers
were hit the hardest by Facebook algorithm changes. The study also showed
that The Gateway Pundit was hit the hardest.
March 2018 Western Journal also published a study that found conservative
publishers were hit the hardest by the recent Facebook algorithm changes.
The report found that liberal publishers actually saw a 2 percent increase
in traffic. Conservative publishers lost an average of 14 percent in
official Campbell Brown, a former anchor on NBC and CNN, told
attendees at a recent technology and publishing
conference that Facebook would be censoring news publishers based on its
own internal biases. And they did.
Conservative voices have been decimated since the 2016 election.
Conservative Blacklist With Traffic Graphics– UPDATED by Jim
Hoft on Scribd
Tuesday Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will ramp
up its censorship of “controversial” political content.
announcement was made to a group of liberal publishers and the anti-Trump
Wall Street Journal.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that the company has already begun to
implement a system that ranks news organizations based on
trustworthiness, and promotes or suppresses its content based on that
said the company has gathered data on how consumers perceive news brands
by asking them to identify whether they have heard of various
publications and if they trust them.
put [that data] into the system, and it is acting as a boost or a
suppression, and we’re going to dial up the intensity of that over
time,” he said. “We feel like we have a responsibility to further
down polarization and find common ground.”
met with a groups of news media executives at the Rosewood Sand Hill
hotel in Menlo Park after delivering his keynote speech at Facebook’s
annual F8 developer conference Tuesday.
meeting at the Rosewood Sand Hill hotel in Menlo Park included
representatives from BuzzFeed News, the Information, Quartz, the New
York Times, CNN, the Wall Street Journal, NBC, Recode, Univision,
Barron’s, the Daily Beast, the Economist, HuffPost, Insider, the
Atlantic and others.
event, called “OTR” (shorthand for “off the record”), is an annual
gathering meant for new media news executives to talk shop. It is in its
second year. Zuckerberg’s remarks were initially meant to be, like the
name of the conference, off the record, but he agreed to answer
questions on the record.
said the company will invest “billions” of dollars in a combination of
artificial intelligence and tens of thousands of human moderators to
keep both fake news and deliberate propaganda at bay, especially in
should be no doubt left.
Facebook is determined to shut out conservative pro-Trump voices.
the hell is the GOP?