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Trump Censored on Twitter 4 Times in 12 Hours

March 11, 2021 |

President Donald Trump has had his run-ins with the censors over at Twitter a few times in the last year… but nothing like the past 12 hours. CNN reported “Despite the confidence the Trump campaign projected in a call with reporters this morning, not everyone was feeling optimistic waking up on Wednesday as President Trump’s…

Social Media’s Response to QAnon

March 11, 2021 |

Do you remember the early days of the internet, when people thought only of how to use it as a vehicle for easily finding information? That turned out to be true, but it has definitely gone in a direction most of us in the late 1990s and early 2000s would not have expected. We were…

Presidents on Facebook

March 11, 2021 |

In late 2019, during one of Mark Zuckerberg’s many trips to Washington to defend Facebook in front of Congress, he stopped for a private dinner with Donald Trump and offered the president a titillating statistic: “I’d like to congratulate you,” Zuckerberg said. “You’re No. 1 on Facebook.” At least that was the story as told by Trump on…

Social Media Bias and Censorship?

March 11, 2021 |

The Daily Wire’s Ben Shapiro is in the forefront of conservative voices that claim that they are being silenced by social media. Open Secrets reported that Facebook employees donated 91.7% of their campaign contributions to democrats, while Twitter checked in at 98.9%.  Republicans are stating that social media is giving more than their financial backing…

Branding Reach – Trump Vs. Biden

March 11, 2021 |

With just two weeks left before the election, the race for the election couldn’t be more intense. With pollsters and pundits saying that Biden is most likely to win the election in November, it should be noticed that Donald Trump has a much higher Branding Reach Score. Trump has a massive social media presence across…

Censorship, Fact-Checking, and The President

March 11, 2021 |

Censorship is the suppression of speech, public communication, or other information, on the basis that such material is considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or “inconvenient” (according to Wikipedia). It is a concept that is often demonized and trumpeted at the same time. If you use the word, people will decry what you are doing, but if…

Social Media Tries to Make Us Civil

March 11, 2021 |

In the early hours of Friday, October 2, the President tweeted that he and the First Lady had tested positive for COVID-19. This sent the nation, and the world abuzz with speculation about how bad it was, particularly after they were taken to the hospital, as well as theories about whether or not it was…

Warren, Trump and Zuckerberg – Play by Play, Bombs Away!

March 11, 2021 |

Warren, Trump and Zuckerberg – Play by Play, Bombs Away! Warren aimed high up the social media ladder and hit her target. Social media helped propel both Obama and Trump to victory, and this hasn’t been lost on the democrat. She is well aware that the Trump election demonstrated any publicity can be good publicity…

Elizabeth Warren’s Facebook Numbers Skyrocket After 4th Debate

March 11, 2021 |

Elizabeth Warren’s Facebook Numbers Skyrocket After 4th Debate The 4th night of debates are here! How did your candidate do? From a Social Media perspective, Senator Elizabeth Warren had the best night. She gained 60K Facebook Followers over the course of the debate – far more then any other candidate that night! After a week…

Andrew Yang Gained More Twitter Followers Then Any Other Candidate After 3rd Debate

March 11, 2021 |

It was a big night on social media for Andrew Yang. When the night was over, Andrew Yang had gained more Twitter Followers then any other candidate. Yang promised a big surprise and he delivered with his contest to give 10 people $1k a month for an entire year. This is an example of his…