WH launches online tool for social media users to report political bias, censorship

WH launches online tool for social media users to report political bias, censorship
Truth Team (Image: WH.gov)

[Ed. – We get the point of this and agree it’s high time conservatives had some recourse in this battle, but this idea is vaguely reminiscent of Obama’s pathetic ‘Truth Team.’]

The White House wants to know if you’ve ever been censored on social media.

On Wednesday, the Trump administration launched an online form asking people to submit examples of being blocked on Facebook, Twitter, and other services because of “political bias.”

The form, called the “Tech Bias Story Sharing Tool,” asks people to submit stories and evidence, including links and screenshots, of cases in which their content or accounts were removed from Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, or Twitter.

Trending: Good grief: FBI never saw full CrowdStrike report on the DNC server

“SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS should advance FREEDOM OF SPEECH. Yet too many Americans have seen their accounts suspended, banned, or fraudulently reported for unclear ‘violations’ of user policies. No matter your views, if you suspect political bias caused such an action to be taken against you, share your story with President Trump,” the form reads.

The form asks for details such as whether the person is a US citizen, their zip code, and an email address for Trump campaign marketing outreach.

Continue reading →

For your convenience, you may leave commments below using either the Spot.IM commenting system or the Facebook commenting system. If Spot.IM is not appearing for you, please disable AdBlock to leave a comment.


Commenting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please hover over that comment, click the ∨ icon, and mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.