Like it or not, we’re in a period of history where social media ABSOLUTELY controls the information that people consume and have access to.
Twitter, Facebook, and Google ARE the gatekeepers at this point… and they are UNDENIABLY liberal.
This isn’t just frustrating… it’s downright dangerous.
…To the point where musings about exterminating Conservatives are a “great read.”
Conservative are more than justified in thinking the deck is stacked against them at every turn, especially on social media.
With Facebook reportedly voluntarily providing data on millions of its users to the 2012 re-election campaign of President Obama, tweets have surfaced of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Twitter board member Evan Williams seemingly promoting a piece that declares the way to win America’s “new civil war” is to annihilate Republicans.
The Medium article, “The Great Lesson of California in America’s New Civil War,” states: “Why there’s no bipartisan way forward at this juncture in our history — one side must win.”
Dorsey responded to a tweet from Williams that linked to the article and tweeted: “Great read.”
Great read https://t.co/O2djSQf8Qv
— jack (@jack) April 6, 2018
Two days earlier, Williams tweeted: “Interesting take.”
Interesting take: “Why there’s no bipartisan way forward at this juncture in our history — one side must win” https://t.co/wtIuA5phkl
— Ev Williams (@ev) April 3, 2018
With social media being the platform 67 percent of Americans rely on to get at least some of their news, according to Pew Research Center, the notion that those who run Twitter appear to have taken sides in today’s polarizing times is indeed troubling, as seen in the reaction to the above tweets.
These same individuals also control what is considered acceptable speech on their platform and what is not.
This isn’t obnoxious or stupid… this is scary.
This is what we’re headed towards, people. And unlike the liberals who nonchalantly throw this kind of rhetoric around… we understand the implications of civil war.
Twitter’s CEO loves this article about driving conservatives from public life and turning the rest of the country into California in the “new civil war.” Literally what it’s about https://t.co/b8DUxlC9Cw
— Peter J. Hasson (@peterjhasson) April 6, 2018
Nothing alarming about social media mogul advocating to eliminate an entire side https://t.co/kULzaAr8CT
— Amy (@AmyOtto8) April 7, 2018
Totally not worrisome that Jack Dorsey is sharing articles about how bipartisanship is dead and that the right must be mercilessly crushed forever. https://t.co/0a6Ds5xfOh
— neontaster 🚟 (@neontaster) April 7, 2018
Saying it’s a “great read” is a cop out
RTing a call for a new civil war that says the Left must win and we can all welcome our new progressive overlords
Is an endorsement Jack
And we all know it https://t.co/m8kl4pDgc0
— Jim Hanson (@Uncle_Jimbo) April 7, 2018
A “great read” says the CEO of Twitter about an article endorsing a new American civil war. https://t.co/dBdQQqzhyd
— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) April 7, 2018
Businesses that choose a side should choose wisely. https://t.co/VqstT0YoH3
— Kurt Schlichter (@KurtSchlichter) April 6, 2018
According to this tweet, Big Tech hopes the Left wins the next “civil war” and turns the whole country into California. https://t.co/g2kJlbPbJP
— Scott Greer (@ScottMGreer) April 7, 2018
All absolutely accurate.
But I must admit, while this is a serious situation, I got a good chuckle out of this…
Do you know which side is going to win, Jack? pic.twitter.com/wO2t59bTdA
— Gab: Free Speech Social Network (@getongab) April 6, 2018