TECH

Fake Accounts on Twitter, YouTube Helped Beijing Spread Propaganda and Disinformation
A new report published by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) details an in-depth study of Communist China’s efforts to flood social media platforms like YouTube and Twitter with fake accounts carrying pro-Beijing messaging.  The...
People cheer as China's Weibo began trading on Nasdaq on April 17, 2014 in New York City. An investigation by Oxford and Associated Press discovered an army of fake accounts on Facebook and Twitter help promote Chinese Communist Party media and officials. Big Tech fails to deal with the CCP with the same strict standards it dealt with Donald Trump and U.S. conservatives.
Twitter, Facebook Passive as Bots Promote Chinese Diplomats and Propaganda Outlets
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been using an army of fake Twitter and Facebook accounts to control and manipulate the outside world’s opinion of China-oriented public policy, according to a recent report. A collaboration...
Big Tech Censorship Rages on, Remains Unchallenged
Big Tech companies like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube remain unchallenged in their censoring of voices — ranging from private citizens to a sitting U.S. president.  Freedom of expression, no matter its content, is considered one...
Florida is trying to reign in social media censorship with a new bill that was recently approved by the state legislature.
Florida Bill Banning Big Tech from Censoring Politicians Approved in House and Senate
On April 29, Florida’s House and Senate approved a bill aimed at prohibiting social media networks from banning politicians. Despite backlash from Big Tech and Democrats attempting to justify the censorship measures, several officials and...
India’s government ordered Twitter to remove tweets critical of the administration's pandemic response.
Twitter Complies with New Delhi COVID-19 Censorship Demands on ‘Misinformation’
Twitter recently complied with a request by India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) to remove Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) posts that created “panic” by spreading what MEITY said was misleading or fake information....
A worker charges the new Volkswagen ID.4 electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) at the VW factory on September 18, 2020 in Zwickau, Germany. VW’s recent ‘Voltswagen’ April Fools promotional gaffe only puts lipstick on the shortcomings of shifting to an electric vehicle paradigm.
‘Voltswagen’ April Fool’s Gaffe Spotlights Difficulty of EV Paradigm Shift
German auto giant Volkswagen has appeared to gaffe after a press release claiming the company was rebranding to “Voltswagen” and shifting its focus to electric cars. The electric vehicle reboot of the iconic automaker, however,...
Illustration picture shows a student with VR virtual reality glasses during a royal visit to the T2 - Technologie- en Talent - campus in Genk, Tuesday 29 January 2019. Facebook Reality Labs announced it would bring the human race augmented reality “paradigm shift,” changing the way we interact with computers all together
Facebook Reality Labs AR Glasses Seek ‘Paradigm Shift’ in how Humans Interact With Computers
Facebook Reality Labs is marching forward on the path to augmented reality (AR) in what it calls a “paradigm shift in how humans interact with computers” by way of a pair of artificial intelligence-driven glasses. ...
Where China Gets Its Rocket and Aircraft Carrier Technology
Since the beginning of the 21st century, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army has been pouring hundreds of billions of dollars each year into upgrading and expanding its forces. In the last few years, China has...
The Microchip Battle in the US-China Trade War
Of the disputes between China and the United States, intellectual property theft is one of the biggest. The U.S. government has cited the trillions of dollars lost to Chinese espionage as a main reason for...