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    📱 | Tensions boil over during'unusually tense' mee…

    By Matthew Chapman On Thursday, POLITICO reported that things got heated at a meeting between a policy committee of Republican senators and a Google executive, in an argument over Gmail's algorithm regarding political emails. GOP, had invited Google's chief legal officer, Kent Walker, to discuss a recent study that found the company has disproportionately filtered Republican lawmakers' emails into hidden spam folders compared to emails from Democratic lawmakers. Walker said there is no bias in how Google deals with spam, ”…

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    📱 | Trump thinks Google'has it out for him' and is…

    By Travis Gettys Former President Donald Trump is paranoid that Google is trying to undermine his struggling Truth Social platform, according to sources. Two people with knowledge of the situation told Rolling Stone the former president is fixed on the lack of an Android app for his social media site, leaving about 40 percent of the US mobile device market without access to the platform, which has made him paranoid and suspicious about the tech giant. “Is Google trying to f * ck me?” Trump has been asking friends and advisers in recent weeks. Truth Social CEO Devin Nunes, the Trump-allied fo…

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    👍 |'Musk is lying': Bloomberg financial columnist…

    By Sky Palma Among the proclamations made by Elon Musk after he announced that he intended to purchase Twitter was his desire to rid the platform of “the spam bots.” But in an announcement this Monday, Musk said he can't go through with the purchase “unless the social media giant can prove bots make up fewer than 5% of its users,” as Bloomberg reported. The chief of SpaceX as well as Tesla, Musk is currently listed by Forbes as the world's wealthiest person, with a fortune of About $ 230 billion, much of it in Tesla stock. Seen by his champions as an iconoclastic genius and by his critics as an…

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    👍 | Documents show Facebook axed update that hurt t…

    By Matthew Chapman On Monday, Gizmodo released a new tranche of documents from the so-called “Facebook Papers” — providing new evidence that the company lied about killing an update to the newsfeed feature that would have prevented fake news from spreading, but that also “One source with direct knowledge of the discussions recalled a potential update that employees believed would reduce the flow of'fake or hoax news stories,'” reported Dell Cameron, Shoshana Wodinsky, and Mack DeGeurin “A slew of right-wing pages had been flagged by Facebook's…

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    👍 | Trump has given himself'a massive out'to walk…

    By Timothy Evans Former President Donald Trump loudly and proudly proclaimed that he would never return to Twitter after permanently being kicked off the social media platform for violating its policies. And he's made a big show of trying to launch a competing messaging service called Truth Social, which he claims “encourages an open, free, and honest global conversation without discriminating against political ideology.” But in a securities filing, Axios reports, Trump appears to have given himself “a massive out” for a return to Twitter if Elon Musk agrees to reinstate him if the billionaire…

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    👍 | Rick Wilson explains why Democrats should cheer…

    By Travis Gettys Elon Musk has vowed to reinstate former President Donald Trump's account if his Twitter acquisition goes through, and former Republican strategist Rick Wilson said Democrats should be thrilled. The twice-impeached former president was banned after the Jan. 6 insurrection from Twitter and Facebook for spreading election conspiracies and stoking political violence, which Musk said was “morally wrong and flat-out stupid,” but Wilson explained why that could be a gift to his rivals. Trump want out of this news, ”Wilson tweeted…

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    👍 |'I'm back': Mike Lindell defies lifetime ban an…

    By David Edwards MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell admitted over the weekend that he had created a new Twitter account despite a lifetime ban. Lindell was banned early in 2021 for repeated violations of Twitter's “Civic Integrity Policy” after he lied about the outcome of the 2020 presidential election. On Sunday, the MyPillow CEO said that he had rejoined the social media platform because there were other fake accounts using his name. “Hello, everyone at Twitter, this is Mike Lindell,” Lindell said in a tweeted video. m here to tell you about my new account here @MikeJLindell. That's the only acco…