Many of you tracked with the fact that both Facebook and Twitter have banned or suspended President Trump.
You’re also likely aware that the Parler app has been suspended by both Google and Apple. We’re looking at a major change in the entire landscape of social media, and we’re looking at unprecedented territory.
What does it mean? First, of course, it means that President Trump is likely to have a great deal of difficulty reaching his base.
But, the second issue is not really about President Trump at all. It’s about the power of these social media giants—and the rise of cancel culture.
We should be first to point out that there is never an excuse for inciting violence through social media or any other form of media. We should also understand that something far short of inciting violence could incite these kinds of policies.Read More »