Tag: Masters of the Universe

Amazon No Longer Building New York Headquarters Due to Backlash

Amazon announced Thursday it will not build its second headquarters in New York City amid growing opposition to the project. The online retailer has faced opposition from some New York politicians, who were unhappy with the tax incentives Amazon was promised. Amazon said Thursday it does not plan to look for another location, and will […]

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Jeff Bezos Blames Trump for National Enquirer Allegedly Threatening to Publish ‘Intimate Photos’

Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos appeared to blame President Trump for the National Enquirer leaking private messages and allegedly threatening to publish his “intimate photos.” In a blog post, Thursday, Bezos claimed National Enquirer publisher David Pecker had threatened to publish “intimate photos” of him, and insinuated President Trump was part of the […]

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Bokhari: A Left-Wing Journalist Mafia Now Runs Silicon Valley

The Internet once seemed poised to utterly destroy the establishment media. In an era where everyone with a phone and a social media account could reach an audience of millions, the need for professional journalists gatekeeping information seemed pointless. Yet journalists have savagely fought back against the social media companies that once threatened to displace […]

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NewsGuard’s Advisory Board Has History of Fake News, Unethical Journalism

NewsGuard, an anti-“fake news” service built into Microsoft’s Edge mobile browser, has an advisory board with a history of spreading inaccurate information, conspiracy theories, and engaging in unethical journalism. Four out of seven of the members on the advisory board are alumni from the presidential administrations of George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama. […]

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NewsGuard Packs Board with Neo Conservatives, D.C. Power Players

Newsguard, the purportedly non-partisan browser extension aimed at rating the trustworthiness of news websites, is created and backed by a founding team and advisory board packed with neoconservatives and Obama-Clinton alumni, as well the Trump-hating former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden. Newsguard, which assigns websites a “red” or “green” rating to signal their trustworthiness, […]

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Bill Kristol Correctly Describes NewsGuard: ‘Establishment People’ Like ‘Establishment Websites’

In a March 2018 interview with NewsGuard Executive Editor James Warren, establishment conservative Bill Kristol correctly noted that NewsGuard, an app and browser plug-in which allows users to avoid what it considers “fake news” websites, would face skepticism since “establishment people” like “establishment websites.” NewsGuard has added Breitbart News, the Drudge Report, and the Daily […]

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Microsoft Teams with Establishment ‘NewsGuard’ to Create News Blacklist

Without consulting with its users, Microsoft has installed an establishment media browser extension, purportedly designed to rate the accuracy of news websites, as a default setting on mobile versions of its Edge browser. In practice, it creates a news blacklist by warning users away from sites including Breitbart News, The Drudge Report, and the Daily […]

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Twitter Still Hasn’t Banned Accounts that Threatened High School Kids

Following Breitbart News’ article on verified Twitter accounts using Jack Dorsey’s platform to encourage violence against conservative high school kids, the company has said it has “taken action” against the tweets that were flagged in Breitbart’s article. But its actions haven’t scratched the surface of real accountability. Twitter has yet to ban — or even […]

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Twitter Suspends ‘Suspicious, Misleading’ Account That Made Covington Hoax Go Viral

Twitter has suspended a “suspicious” and “misleading” account which made the Covington Catholic High School hate hoax video go viral. According to the Hill, an account named @2020fight made the video, which led to the widespread harassment of the high school teenagers involved, go viral. However, the account reportedly has a number of inconsistencies. “@2020fight […]

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Twitter Allows ‘Verified’ Calls for Violence Against Conservative High School Kids

But when innocent conservative high school kids are flooded with violent threats, targeted harassment and doxing on the basis of media-promoted misinformation, Jack Dorsey and his staff seem to do nothing — it even briefly promoted the smears. Over the past 48 hours, an angry mob of Twitter users — many of them with blue checkmarks […]

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YouTube Admits It Meddled with Abortion Search Results – But Calls Downranked Videos ‘Misinformation’

In a comment to the Daily Mail for a story about Breitbart News’ publication of internal discussions revealing search manipulation by the Google-owned video platform, YouTube admitted that it meddled with search results for “abortion.” However, YouTube seems to be standing by its decision, claiming that the videos that were pushed out of the top search results […]

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Exclusive– Marsha Blackburn: Sundar Pichai ‘Less than Truthful’ about Manipulating Google’s Search Results

Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) told Breitbart News in an exclusive statement on Wednesday that Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s congressional testimony was “less than truthful” regarding his statement that Google does not “manually intervene” on any search result. Breitbart News senior tech reporter Allum Bokhari revealed in an exclusive report on Wednesday that, despite Pichai’s sworn […]

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Watch the Pro-Life YouTube Videos Google Doesn’t Want You to See

Google has been downranking pro-life videos in abortion-related search results on YouTube, as uncovered as part of manual blacklisting and manipulation of search results uncovered by Breitbart News’Allum Bokhari. Here are just a few of the videos that Google doesn’t want you to see. Breitbart News recently published yet another leak from within Google, which reveals that YouTube […]

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Gohmert on Google ‘Blacklist’ Leak: ‘If Mr. Pichai Lied to Congress… It Would Be a Criminal Matter’

Following Breitbart News’ latest bombshell report on Google’s blacklisting of pro-life YouTube videos, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) commented on the company’s manipulative actions. Rep. Gohmert told Breitbart News: “If Mr. Pichai lied to Congress, he was under oath and it would be a criminal matter for a Grand Jury.” Breitbart News recently published yet another […]

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FLASHBACK: Google CEO Sundar Pichai Assures Congress ‘We Don’t Manually Intervene on Any Search Result’

Testifying under oath before Congress last month, Google CEO Sundar Pichai assured lawmakers that his company does not “manually intervene on any particular search result.” The sweeping statement was made during an exchange with Democrat Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), who asked Google CEO Sundar Pichai to explain how Google search results are determined. Pichai’s claim […]

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LEAK: ‘Huge Teams’ Engaged in Manual Interventions on Google Search Results

Google has “huge teams” working on manual interventions in search results, an apparent contradiction of sworn testimony made to Congress by CEO Sundar Pichai, according to an internal post leaked to Breitbart News. “There are subjects that are prone to hyperbolic content, misleading information, and offensive content,” said Daniel Aaronson, a member of Google’s Trust […]

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‘THE SMOKING GUN’: Google Manipulated YouTube Search Results for Abortion, Maxine Waters, David Hogg

In sworn testimony, Google CEO Sundar Pichai told Congress last month that his company does not “manually intervene” on any particular search result. Yet an internal discussion thread leaked to Breitbart News reveals Google regularly intervenes in search results on its YouTube video platform – including a recent intervention that pushed pro-life videos out of […]

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Twitter Claims ‘Error’ After Locking Out NewsBusters Analyst Who Mocked Drunk Don Lemon

Twitter has claimed that it made an “error” when it locked a NewsBusters analyst out of his account on Wednesday after he mocked a drunk Don Lemon on CNN’s New Year’s Eve show. The tweet was called “hateful conduct” by the platform. NewsBusters’ Nicholas Fondacaro was locked out of his Twitter account on Wednesday after […]

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Mark Zuckerberg’s 2019 Resolution: More Political Censorship on Facebook

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg promised to better prevent “election interference” and “the spread of hate speech” — neglecting to define either term — in a blog posted on his company’s platform. Zuckerberg repeated his previous calls to suppress “sensationalism and misinformation” and to “remove content related to terrorism,” terms he did not define. […]

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Report: Facebook Insider Leaks 1,400 Pages of Guidelines for ‘Political Speech’

A recent report from the New York Times has provded an insight into how Facebook polices global political speech. A trove of internal Facebook documents obtained by the Times shows how the social media platform is “a far more powerful arbiter of global speech than has been publicly recognized or acknowledged by the company itself.” A Facebook […]

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Bokhari: 2018 Is the Year Big Tech Censors Revealed Their True Colors

In virtually any given week in 2018, you could expect at least one of the following: the media would run a negative story about the president, a Democrat would complain about Russia, and a tech platform would censor a prominent conservative. All three are connected. The alternative media, which the public now relies on to […]

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Report: Facebook Let Netflix and Spotify Read Users’ Private Messages

Embattled social giant Facebook granted its business partners Spotify and Netflix the ability to read users’ private messages, according to information obtained by the New York Times.  Facebook also reportedly also gave a cabal of Silicon Valley tech giants access to detailed personal information about its users without their consent. The companies include Microsoft, Amazon and […]

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