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Twitter, Facebook, etc, have finally removed Trump from their platform. ⇒

   11 January 2021, late morning

This newsletter opens with a great discussion of this topic.

I am tired of letting these companies try to convince us that their violent and racist users with hundreds of thousands of followers creating content shared millions of times are somehow not indicative of what these websites fundamentally are. Trump is a not unique outlier on Facebook and Twitter, he is Facebook and Twitter.

This is a post from my link log: If you click the title of this post you will be taken the web page I am discussing.



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