Majority of Republicans think tech companies are censoring them. The new gatekeepers of Silicon Valley are getting played by conservatives. Maya Kosoff on why Jack Dorsey will never appease conservatives. How conservatives are hoodwinking Big Tech. Silicon Valley has a problem with conservatives — but not the political kind. Publishing executives argue Facebook is overly deferential to conservatives. Facebook’s $6,000 donation to Nunes throws its self-proclaimed neutrality into question. Study of 463 leading Facebook pages shows that partisan pages have roughly equal engagement, but right-wing pages drastically outnumber left-wing pages.

Facebook, Alphabet Inc, and Twitter told a U.S. House panel that the social media companies are not discriminating against content for political reasons. Facebook won’t get better until it stops genuflecting for the right wing and starts thinking about politics in context. Facebook donates a shit-ton of money to Republicans.

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