One Graphic Shows How Facebook Has Eliminated Conservative Content Since
November 2016 Election (Click to Enlarge)
no secret that the Silicon Valley tech giants discriminate against
conservatives and conservative content.
week President Trump warned Google about
practices against conservatives and conservative
content in their search feature.
also been accused of shadow-banning Republican
politicians and conservative voices.
And Facebook is
probably the worst violator. Facebook has been shutting
down traffic to conservative websites since the
March 2017 Columbia
Journalism Review published a study of the 2016
election that found conservatives had abandoned the liberal mainstream
media in 2016 and went online and to social media to get their news.
University published a similar
study months later.
slide shows the online influence map on Facebook before the 2016 election.
this study was published Facebook went to work and started censoring
conservative content through a series of algorithm changes.
Summer 2018 this is what the Facebook influence map looks like today.
was on a mission to delete conservative websites. Most prominent
conservative publishers from the November 2016 election have been hit
hard or eliminated.
wiped out traffic to several top conservative websites: Gateway
Truthfeed, Ending the Fed, The Political Insider, Young Cons, Allen West,
Sarah Palin, 100% Fed Up, Western Journalism, redstate Watcher, Pamela
Geller, IJR, and others were almost completely wiped out. Breitbart and
Daily Caller also took a significant hit. (The very influential Drudge
Report was not listed in the study.)
study by Western
Journal found that since 2017 liberal publishers
have seen an increase of 1.86% in traffic. The same study found
conservative publishers saw a decrease of 13.71% during the same time
content is being eliminated from Facebook.
Gateway Pundit recently spoke with two
of the top conservative publishers in America.
Brown is a conservative author, speaker
and media commentator. In 2008 Floyd launched Western
Journal which quickly became one of the top
conservative websites in America. By 2016 Floyd’s organization of Western
Journal and other conservative websites under his umbrella had more than a
billion page views. Since 2016 Floyd’s organization lost 75% of its
we spoke with Jared
Vallorani from Klicked
Media. Jared traveled to Washington DC with The Gateway
Pundit and website owners at 100%FedUp in
June to discuss Facebook targeting against conservative publishers with
Republican lawmakers. Jared told The Gateway Pundit his organization
Klicked Media, which hosts over 60 conservative websites, lost 400 million
page views from Facebook in the last six months if you compare the traffic
to a year ago. Jared said, “We lost 70% to 80% of our traffic if you
compare January to May 2017 vs Jan to May 2018.”
you combine the total number of pageviews lost by just these two
conservative online publishers you are looking at a loss of over 1.5
billion pageviews from Facebook in one year.
are numbers from just two of the top conservative publishers in
America. This does not include the thousands of other conservative
publishers across the country.
Republican Party is not doing enough to counter this assault on
conservative publishers. Many are no longer active. Another voice
eliminated by America’s far left.