Before the Ban Blog

The First Award Period Winner 0

The First Award Period Winner

Congratulations to our first winner on Before The Ban for the biggest point gain, Saabinaa Bell. Saabinaa accumulated a total of 1197 points in the initial period from February 28th to March 4th. The second...

Facebook removes 22 more Alex Jones pages after its latest policy update 0

Facebook removes 22 more Alex Jones pages after its latest policy update

Facebook has removed 22 pages associated with Alex Jones, the journalist and founder of infowars.com, due to policy that makes it more difficult for administrators of previously banned pages to create new ones. The...

Facebook apologizes for banning evangelist Franklin Graham 0

Facebook apologizes for banning evangelist Franklin Graham

This past December Facebook banned North Carolina Evangelist Franklin Graham from its social media platform over a post that was made in 2016 regarding the state’s “bathroom bill.” Graham had stated that Facebook had...

Twitter bans, then restores, Beto O’Rourke parody account 0

Twitter bans, then restores, Beto O’Rourke parody account

Twitter banned an account that was parodying former House Representative and potential presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke. The parodist named @BetosFakeBlog took posts from O’Rourke’s original blog and made parodies of them. Each tweet took...

The Banning of Cryptocurrency Advertisements by Social Media 0

The Banning of Cryptocurrency Advertisements by Social Media

Joe McCann, a former Wall Street trader and Founder and CEO of NodeSource, told Digital Journal that the banning of cryptocurrency advertisements on social media is a more of a political decision relating to...

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Tumblr declares ban on all adult content

Social blogging service Tumblr has announced that from December 17, it will no longer be hosting adult content on its platform. In a statement released today (December 3), Tumblr said: Starting Dec 17, adult...

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The argument for social media censorship

Writing in The Washington Examiner, Ryan Khurana challenges the recent criticisms of social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook for perceived bias towards conservative voices. Reflecting on the results of a recent survey...