The Worst Part about Social Media Censorship is *********** (feat. Tim Pool)

Episode 55 November 24, 2020

This is the best video ever.
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Social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook have done wonders for the world by making instant global communication a reality. But when these platforms start increasing censorship and deciding which news is fake or not, the power of the internet is jeopardized.

Special guest Tim Pool joins Seamus, Bob, and Ron for some fact-checking of social media censorship on this episode of Common Sense Soapbox.


CREDITS:

Written by Seamus Coughlin, Tyler Brandt, and Sean W. Malone
Animated by Seamus Coughlin
Produced & Edited by Sean W. Malone


LINKS:

https://fee.org/articles/facebook-flags-censors-npr-report-on-inflated-government-school-shooting-statistics/

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/facebook-thought-declaration-of-independence-quotes-were-hate-speech/

https://www.vox.com/2018/9/14/17857622/twitter-liberal-employees-conservative-trump-politics

https://gizmodo.com/former-facebook-workers-we-routinely-suppressed-conser-1775461006

https://www.thewrap.com/nearly-75-percent-twitter-facebook-censor/

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2018/oct/16/facebook-political-activism-pages-inauthentic-behavior-censorship

https://steemit.com/informationwar/@snowpea/censorship-on-facebook-reaching-a-new-level

https://www.npr.org/2020/09/03/909118036/facebook-sets-new-policies-to-prevent-efforts-to-undermine-2020-elections

About the Hosts


Seamus Coughlin is a comedy writer and animator with a deep interest in politics and morality. After graduating high school, he started a small business in animation production and led small teams of animators on various projects while studying at his local community college. Today, Seamus continues producing entertaining animated content for a number of outlets, and a good deal of his work can be…

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Sean W. Malone studied music performance and composition for film and multimedia at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Bachelor of Music, 2005) and New York University (Master of Arts, 2007), before working in various creative roles in the music and film industries in New York and Los Angeles.

In 2011, he relocated to Washington, DC to develop professional media production capabilities at various…

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Jen Maffessanti was a Senior Writer at FEE and is a mother of two. She is now Director of Communications of the Libertas Institute. When she's not advocating for liberty or chasing kids, she can usually be found cooking or maybe racing cars. Check out her website.

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