Donald Trump Jr- Conservative Censorship is Increasing
Instagram is a Facebook company, has been accused of not just shadow banning Donald Trump Jr, and his father, but they’ve been consistently blocking users from liking their posts. And the excuses for their conservative censorship are downright ridiculous.
“We’ve known for some time that major social media companies have been engaged in an effort to suppress conservative views and free speech, but these latest revelations about Instagram’s behavior demonstrate an even more sinister sustained, coordinated, and targeted campaign at anyone and everyone who supports the president and conservative views. I fear we are just beginning to pull the mask back on just how insane these hidden but all-powerful censors really are, and it is frightening to know how much control they have over what people see online.” Donald Trump Jr to Breitbart
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Wow. I always knew that social media was censoring me and other conservatives and my experiences this week only drove the point home. That said, I never knew it was this bad. Here’s just a small sampling of DMs that I’ve gotten since I called it out yesterday. I put some together to protect people’s identity and to show the magnitude. This is insanity! Everything from 1) had to re follow you a few times in the last few weeks because I keep checking and they are unfollowing you for me 2) I’ve been blocked from liking certain conservative posts including The President of the United States 3) I’ve been locked out of my account for a time period for liking said content. 4) IG has me following liberal accounts automatically that I never wanted to follow. 5) I’m still following you but you never show up in my feed anymore 6) when I search Don Trump Jr you don’t even show up as a thing in the search function. Etc Etc… Now imagine how many people this is happening to. How many people aren’t seeing what they want to see and how many people are totally in the dark that it’s happening. If I’m getting dozens upon dozens of these comments in my DMs how many more are being effected that don’t know or wouldn’t take the time to DM an account that probably won’t see it? Just look at the comments in my post from yesterday morning of other like minded people chiming in there are thousands… and those are just the ones that I’m not being shadow banned from. The numbers must be huge and this kind of leftist activism and censorship must finally stop. The attack on free speech cannot be allowed to continue on platforms as large as Instagram and with as much reach. This is no longer a simple little error or coincidence as they keep claiming. This is a systematic and sustained one way attack. IF THIS IS HAPPENING TO YOU, I URGE YOU TO SCREEN SHOT IT EACH AND EVERY TIME AND POST IT ON ALL YOUR PLATFORMS SO WE CAN FINALLY GET THE TRUTH OUT AND OUT AND END TO THIS OPPRESSIVE NONSENSE. PLEASE HASHTAG #socialcensorship #censorship #igsensorship #fbcensorship #twittercensorship SO WE CAN ALL FOLLOW ALONG AND SEE THE TRUTH COME TO LIGHT.
Just WHAT is Instagram “protecting” it’s community from? When Social Media is full of left wing hate, threats, and anti-semitism, these innocuous comments are the ones they target. And blocking a simple “like” is out of control. Instagram has also been “unfollowing” people (without their permission) from Donald Trump Jr’s account.
Instagram censored Donald Trump Jr for making a post regarding the Jussie Smollett situation. He said in response to the CBS report that Smollett may have made up the story: “Shocked, I really thought MAGA folks (who are all over downtown Chicago) were waiting with a rope/bottle of bleach to ambush a righ guy at 2am in minus 4 degrees because those are conditions where all people go out for Subway rather than order Seamless. Seemed so real.”
Instagram took down his humorous post entirely. He responded:
“Are you kidding me @Instagram? You took down this post??? I mean I got a message that you took one down, but you wouldn’t even let me see it or give me a real reason, so I assume it’s this one or one like it…”
Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children has experienced this continually on Instagram and other social media platforms: constant censorship of Conservative views, even humor. People are also blocked from being able to “like” certain posts ostensibly because they’ve “used that feature” more than Instagram likes.
Wow. I always knew that social media was censoring me and other conservatives and my experiences this week only drove the point home. That said, I never knew it was this bad. Here’s just a… https://t.co/GPR8PggLc2— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) February 20, 2019
When confronted, an Instagram spokesperson told Breitbart that “liking” people’s posts can be considered “spammy behavior.” If that were true, then they would have removed the “like” feature in the first place. It’s a blatant falsehood.
She said, “The ‘action blocked’ message is shown to people when we detect they may be taking part in spammy behavior, for example, liking multiple posts, following multiple accounts or similar. This is a measure we have in place to prevent spam on Instagram and isn’t specific to any one account.”
We call bull on that statement. If it isn’t “specific to any one account” why does it happen specifically to Conservatives like Donald Trump Jr and his father, and other conservative accounts? The Big Tech companies that run social media are all left-leaning. They hate us. They will do whatever it takes to censor, shadow ban, remove, and completely destroy Conservative voices.