Skip to comments.Zuckerberg’s Announcement Means Final Remaining Conservative Voices ... Will Be Eliminated ...
Posted on 05/02/2018 7:47:25 AM PDT by Red Badger
Since the 2016 election Facebook has been cracking down on conservative and pro-Trump content.
Top conservative websites have seen a stunning drop in their Facebook traffic. This was no accident. This was the plan.
In 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.
A 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.
In 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 traffic.
Facebook 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.
(Excerpt) Read more at thegatewaypundit.com ...
Meh. I joined Facebook to keep track of my family which spans the nation. We really don’t need it any more. All of my notifications are for people posting in groups of which I’m a member. i.e. it’s kinda pointless now. It’s sort of a vestigial organ.
I used FB to make evaluations when needed. People used to put their lives out there.
Now not so much. I cannot find most people out there, or only old info.
The only people in the US that I see that are active on FB are 30 to 60 year old single women with cats and dogs.
The day after 911, our CEO in SV asked everyone to leave the Americans alone to do what they needed to do.
Most went home for a couple days.
Things have vastly changed in SV since then.
Now if you want to keep your job and you are conservative, you just keep quiet.
Anyone who uses Facebook as a serious platform for political discussion is, sorry to say, a “ cuck”
Facebook is a commercial platfrom that will live and die by advertising driven by numbers and outreach
I can only encourage the 63 million Americans who voted for Trump to be “ woke” and not be included in the facebook audience or if you use it for social contacts to NOT BUY what is pushed on ads there
And be aware they are using it to spy on you
Facebook could be facing Federal charges of discrimination soon because their content can be viewed across state lines.
‘The Outline organization found conservative publishers were hit the hardest’
nonsense; women and children were hit the hardest...
Exactly. It's the PT Cruiser of social media.
Ummmm. . .some of us have birds ;)
But, we don’t use facebook for news. We have Free Republic!!!
Sounds like what China is doing in a way.
There is no way the lefties in San Fran are going to let the platforms they created be used against them again, so this is the result.
I had to join to be able to see photos of our grandchildren. Never post.
What is SV?
The left despises ‘Free Speech’.........................
Yep, grannys and old maids...................
I see opportunity!
What’s needed is a “Red State” version of Farcebook! I mean really, who bothers to read comments on the platform anyway considering that so many of the people who comment on the platform are ardent Leftists pushing the so-called “Progressive” agenda. With the changes Facebook is making, it will be just another Leftist echo chamber and considering how its organized, its already pretty much useless as a news feed.
There are a LOT of open minded “Centrists”, “”Independents” and “Pragmatists” (realpolitik) who would enjoy a platform that provided a combination of “family and friends” and up to date newsfeeds from a wide variety of quality sources.
Time someone provided Facebook with some genuine competition!
We should buy ‘MySpace’ and remodel..................
That could be a very good idea......although I’m entirely ignorant of how MySpace works. I’ve never visited it.
I would add another thought.......I have a lot of “Conservative/Centrist” Brit contacts......this thing shouldn’t be limited to just the US! And there’s certainly some like minded, well informed people in Israel as well.
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