Tech Break

May 9th 2016

Tech Break 2610

Facebook is Trending Left

Disgruntled former Facebook employees claim that Facebook asked them to suppress conservative news.
Category: TWiT Bits

Megan Morrone and Jason Howell talk to Russ Pitts of Flying Saucer Media about disgruntled former Facebook employees who claim that Facebook asked them to suppress conservative news. Several journalists hired as news curators say they were also asked to insert news into the trending section, even if it wasn't trending. A spokesperson for Facebook has told Buzzfeed that they are taking these allegations "very seriously." They do not outright deny that they've censored stories from Breitbart and The Drudge Report in their trending topics section.

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