Resistance building to Silicon Valley's bias against conservatives
That the Tech World and its many mega-companies loathe anything and anyone to the Right of Karl Marx – is not breaking news.Conservatives may have to build their own alternatives to get their message out. It is what they had to do before the digital age when the mainstream media would not give them a fair break. They could do it again digitally.
That the Tech World and its many mega-companies are incessantly blocking, censoring and otherwise stuffing down digital holes anything and anyone to the Right of Karl Marx – is not breaking news.
What’s news is: The Tech World mega-companies’ ability to do all of this – in such new, creative and innovative ways.
What’s news is: The Tech World mega-companies’ getting increasingly called out on the carpet – yet continuing unabated to abuse their nigh-limitless power.
What’s news is: It seems, finally, the Valley’s nigh-limitless power – and thus its ability to abuse the daylight out of anyone they wish, which they seem to revel in doing – is rubbing more and more people the wrong way.
And it’s beginning to affect their bottom lines.
Facebook’s market cap is a massive $504 billion – but that’s after last week’s one-day drop of $119 billion. That massive cash hemorrhage was the result of Facebook’s way-low-addition of new members.
Perhaps people aren’t joining Facebook – because they less and less trust Facebook. Facebook has time and again proven to be quite reckless with the massive amounts of our data they collect.
Also, Facebook portrays itself as an open platform – on which anyone can freely participate. But they have demonstrated time and again – they are a platform closed to conservatives.
And it appears average people – are beginning to not like the inherent unfairness of it all.
Last week President Donald Trump highlighted Twitter’s “shadow banning” of we less government types.
As with Facebook, Twitter’s institutional bias against conservatives isn’t by accident. It is company policy. There are profound proactive efforts made – to make conservatives disappear.
As with Facebook, Twitter portrays itself as an open platform – on which anyone can freely participate. But they too have demonstrated time and again – they are a platform closed to conservatives.