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Election 2020

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Twitter has continually ignored calls to restrict President Trump from tweeting

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The shutdowns come a month after purging similar groups thriving on the platform

A supporter of President Trump holds a sign at a Stop the Steal rally in front of the Georgia state capitol building on November 28, 2020, in Atlanta. Photo: Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire


The presidential Twitter account will pass to Biden on inauguration day

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Despite recent purges, two ‘Stop the Steal’ Facebook groups count nearly 100,000 users

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Pattern Matching

What kind of news does the news feed feed when the news feed does feed news?

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Parler, MeWe, and Rumble are attracting users who feel spurned by Facebook and Twitter

A protester in a Guy Fawkes mask stands in front of the Oregon State Capitol building during a Stop the Steal rally on Nov. 7
A protester in a Guy Fawkes mask stands in front of the Oregon State Capitol building during a Stop the Steal rally on Nov. 7
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Pattern Matching

The election proved that social platforms are the new gatekeepers

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Big Technology

Tech companies once tried to skate above the political fray. No longer.

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The pro-Trump group attracted 300,000 members in just two days

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Results were mixed

Twitter and Facebook logos.
Twitter and Facebook logos.
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