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Facebook’s Dangerously Fake Fact Checking

By Sharyl Attkisson I’ve been drawing attention to the increasingly aggressive efforts by political and corporate interests to control the information you get on the news and online. I have often spoken of disingenuous “fact checking” efforts conducted by conflicted third parties who are actually trying to shape public opinion and control the information […]

Twitter Furthers Censorship, Attacks Rights to Information

Twitter suspended accounts of multiple Cuban politicians, including the account of the country’s leader, Raul Castro, and his daughter, as well as the account of a Cuban TV talkshow Mesa Redonda. Some of the journalists who collaborated with the programme in the past, including journalists who work for RT en Español, have also had their […]

Facebook lost 15 million US users in the past two years, report says

BY ABRAR AL-HEETI The decline is sharper among younger users, according to Edison Research Facebook has an estimated 15 million fewer US users today than it did in 2017, according to Edison Research data published Wednesday. In 2017, 67 percent of the total US population over the age of 12 used Facebook, the data says. In 2018, that […]

FRN’s Flores Exposes Facebook Collapse on Sputnik Radio

On the latest episode of Radio Sputnik’s Trendstorm talk show hosted by Andrew Korybko, FRN Editor-in-Chief Joaquin Flores was interviewed for his assessment of Facebook’s rapidly accelerating collapse, and explained how he and Fort Russ News plan on addressing the need for new, alternative networking media in the near future. This is a must-listen for […]

Sorry all – Putin will not be using social media any time soon

January 13, 2018 – FRN –  Vesti  – translated by Inessa Sinchougova  The candidate for the Presidency of Russia Vladimir Putin has stated that he is not going to open official or personal accounts on social media. The only internet presence is those of his campaign headquarters, said the press-secretary of the headquarters, Andrei Kondrashov. Any work […]

Kadyrov’s Instagram and Facebook accounts blocked

December 24, 2017 – FRN –  RIA News – translated by Inessa Sinchougova  The social media accounts of the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov on Instagram and Facebook have been shut down, fearing the truth, said Speaker of the lower house of the Russian parliament. Vyacheslav Volodin. “A dangerous precedent is created, based on the principle […]

John McCain, Facebook team up against “Russian operatives”

October 30 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –  by Inessa Sinchougova Facebook Inc has testified that Russia-based operatives published about 80,000 posts on the social network over a two year period in an effort to sway U.S. politics, and that about 126 million Americans may have seen the posts during that time. The social network suggests […]