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Facebook and Twitter Censorship of Alt Media Has Begun

Facebook shares and tweets with certain Russia-related content appear to be ghost censored

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In case you thought that the establishment tools, Twitter and Facebook were joking when they said they'd crack down on the alternative media or what they term "fake news," evidence is already appearing of censorship, with shares and tweets on certain topic or certain keywords being blocked.

Craig Murray reports funny business with one of his articles:

So far 564 people believe they have shared on Facebook my article conclusively refuting the CIA’s invention of lies about Russia hacking the DNC, using the share button on this site. Another 78 have tried to share it from my Facebook page. The total amount of incoming traffic from these 650 people sharing? 22 people. Almost nobody can currently reach this site through Facebook, as the “came from” interface on my statcounter below shows. Nothing from Facebook. Facebook are actively colluding in preventing social media from contradicting the mainstream media lies about Russian involvement in the US election campaign.

Don’t believe me? If you think you shared the article on Facebook, phone one of your Facebook friends and ask if it appeared for them.

According to Murray, the only way to get around these rising occurrences of censorship is to republish the article on Facebook or compose your own tweet on Twitter.

The desperation of the establishment to maintain their control over the flow of information to society is clear. If Facebook and Twitter are no longer going to behave as fair brokers of information, then those who consider a free an open exchange of info and ideas to be crucial should start thinking about ways to adapt and overcome.

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