‘More of the same’: Elon Musk met with civil rights leaders about hate speech on Twitter—which infuriated the far-right
They want Twitter to be like 4chan and they want it now.
On Nov 2, 2022 by Claire Goforth
Unfair Instagram moderation of women’s bodies highlighted in a new exhibit
It aims to platform the deplatformed.
On Jul 19, 2022 by Viola Stefanello
‘The point was not to be censored’: Trump’s social media platform makes heavy-handed moderation choices, alienating his base
Even pro-Trump talking points are disappearing from the site.
On Jun 23, 2022 by Claire Goforth
Court says Florida can’t enforce its big tech bill that fines companies for banning politicians
'Neither law nor logic recognizes government authority to strip an entity of its First Amendment rights merely by labeling it a common carrier,' the court wrote.
On May 24, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
A TikTok troll is testing Truth Social’s appetite for free speech—and getting suspended for it
Both pranksters and Trump's more ardent supporters are pushing back on Truth Social's moderation policies.
On Mar 2, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
A far-right figure is already accusing Trump’s Truth Social of censoring him
A user who called for the execution of government officials is mad his post contains a disclaimer.
On Feb 22, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
As social media censorship in Pakistan continues to rise, users fear what it means for internet freedom
With increased censorship, marginalized groups fear finding safe spaces online.
On Jan 11, 2022 by Anmol Irfan
Right-wingers say TikTok is deleting their videos about big tech censorship
Media Research Center says TikTok deleted its video repeating Project Veritas' anti-vax claims.
On Oct 20, 2021 by Claire Goforth
YouTube is cracking down on independent journalists who covered the Capitol riot
YouTube has cited its 'spam, deceptive practices and scams policy.'
On Feb 3, 2021 by Mikael Thalen
Anti-porn organization takes aim at Twitter for NSFW ban, sex workers warn
Sex workers fear a repeat of Backpage.com.
On Jan 22, 2021 by Ana Valens
Fox News host Jeanine Pirro thinks her phone is being censored—but it’s just a texting fail
The conservative figure thinks her texts are being altered by big tech.
On Nov 29, 2020 by Mikael Thalen
Target restocked a transphobic book because of money—not ‘censorship’
Target is transphobic only cares about the most expensive voice in the room.
On Nov 16, 2020 by Ana Valens
Is Twitter locking accounts that tweet about Breonna Taylor?
'My account was compromised because I spoke out about Breonna Taylor.'
On Sep 23, 2020 by Mikael Thalen
‘E-Viction’ sex work event sheds light on ‘digital gentrification’ by self-destructing when it’s over
'Our very existence is resistance.'
On Aug 20, 2020 by Ana Valens