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  1. Standard member checkbaiter
    By God's Grace
    16 Dec '16 15:33
    Facebook’s Reliance on Liberal Fact-Checkers Means Your News Is About to Be Censored

    http://dailysignal.com/2016/12/15/facebooks-reliance-on-liberal-fact-checkers-means-your-news-is-about-to-be-censored/
  2. Standard member vivify
    rain
    16 Dec '16 17:04 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by checkbaiter
    Facebook’s Reliance on Liberal Fact-Checkers Means Your News Is About to Be Censored

    http://dailysignal.com/2016/12/15/facebooks-reliance-on-liberal-fact-checkers-means-your-news-is-about-to-be-censored/
    Are there any fact-checkers which are neither liberal or conservative? If not, the only alternative for Facebook would be to turn to conservative "fact-checkers". Given that conservatives have beliefs like flat-earth, evolution is a lie, creationism, rape victims can't get pregnant, climate change is a hoax, Obama's a Kenyan Muslim, vaccines cause autism, denying children medicine for faith-based reasons, and countless conspiracy theories like Pizzagate.....going with "liberal" fact-checkers is the most reasonable choice, don't you think?

    Unless, of course, you believe in those nonsensical theories, then I guess this means you believe the OP's claim of "censored" news.
  3. 16 Dec '16 17:13
    Originally posted by checkbaiter
    Facebook’s Reliance on Liberal Fact-Checkers Means Your News Is About to Be Censored

    http://dailysignal.com/2016/12/15/facebooks-reliance-on-liberal-fact-checkers-means-your-news-is-about-to-be-censored/
    No one's going to "censor" your Facebook feeds. What will happen is that users will get an alert if a story is obvious nonsense. You're free to believe that bollocks is true.
  4. 16 Dec '16 17:17
    Originally posted by checkbaiter
    Facebook’s Reliance on Liberal Fact-Checkers Means Your News Is About to Be Censored/
    Luckily I don't get my news from Facebook. that would be stupid.
  5. 16 Dec '16 19:25
    Originally posted by checkbaiter
    Facebook’s Reliance on Liberal Fact-Checkers Means Your News Is About to Be Censored

    http://dailysignal.com/2016/12/15/facebooks-reliance-on-liberal-fact-checkers-means-your-news-is-about-to-be-censored/
    facebook doesn't censor anything and doesn't rely on liberal fact checkers
    intelligent people are actually annoyed with facebook that it DOESN'T rely on fact checkers (if you are a fact checker you check facts, it doesn't matter if you're liberal or conservative). they are annoyed of all the idiots that rely only on facebook for news

    as a funny side note, one of the reasons facebook doesn't fact check and censor crap is because it would overwhelmingly target conservative news and they don't want to appear biased (for favoring real facts and not made up crap)


    facebook is your ally, you boob, not your enemy
  6. 16 Dec '16 19:31
    Originally posted by Zahlanzi
    facebook doesn't censor anything and doesn't rely on liberal fact checkers
    intelligent people are actually annoyed with facebook that it DOESN'T rely on fact checkers (if you are a fact checker you check facts, it doesn't matter if you're liberal or conservative). they are annoyed of all the idiots that rely only on facebook for news

    as a funny side not ...[text shortened]... r favoring real facts and not made up crap)


    facebook is your ally, you boob, not your enemy
    Facebook has recently announced that they will start flagging "fake news" stories in collaboration with non-partisan fact-checkers. Of course, non-partisan means "liberal bias" in the world of conspiracy nuts, rabid racists and senile old people.
  7. 16 Dec '16 21:45 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by KazetNagorra
    Of course, non-partisan means "liberal bias" in the world of conspiracy nuts, rabid racists and senile old people.
    Given that that describes nearly every republican on this forum, surely the charge of 'liberal bias' is accurate? (where 'liberal' means 'not republican' )
  8. Standard member shavixmir
    Guppy poo
    17 Dec '16 07:46
    Originally posted by vivify
    Are there any fact-checkers which are neither liberal or conservative? If not, the only alternative for Facebook would be to turn to conservative "fact-checkers". Given that conservatives have beliefs like flat-earth, evolution is a lie, creationism, rape victims can't get pregnant, climate change is a hoax, Obama's a Kenyan Muslim, vaccines cause autism, d ...[text shortened]... ose nonsensical theories, then I guess this means you believe the OP's claim of "censored" news.
    Hahaha
    Excellent post!
  9. Standard member checkbaiter
    By God's Grace
    17 Dec '16 15:56
    Originally posted by vivify
    Are there any fact-checkers which are neither liberal or conservative? If not, the only alternative for Facebook would be to turn to conservative "fact-checkers". Given that conservatives have beliefs like flat-earth, evolution is a lie, creationism, rape victims can't get pregnant, climate change is a hoax, Obama's a Kenyan Muslim, vaccines cause autism, d ...[text shortened]... ose nonsensical theories, then I guess this means you believe the OP's claim of "censored" news.
    No, but given the fact that libtards believe abortion is great, aborting live fetus's and selling their parts is wonderful, that only libtards can bring Utopia, that God is dead, that global warming will kill us all yesterday, that evolution is a proven fact and not debatable, that transgender, homosexuality is wonderful, that freely inviting terrorists to our country shows we care, that good is evil and evil is good, then by all means continue to believe that the fox will guard the chicken coop.
    But they should consider that the panel should include some conservatives instead of just libtards, would go a long way to restoring faith in the media.

    Who will check Facebook's 'fact checkers?'
    http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/media/310849-who-will-check-facebooks-fact-checkers
  10. Subscriber FreakyKBH
    Acquired Taste...
    17 Dec '16 16:33
    Originally posted by vivify
    Are there any fact-checkers which are neither liberal or conservative? If not, the only alternative for Facebook would be to turn to conservative "fact-checkers". Given that conservatives have beliefs like flat-earth, evolution is a lie, creationism, rape victims can't get pregnant, climate change is a hoax, Obama's a Kenyan Muslim, vaccines cause autism, d ...[text shortened]... ose nonsensical theories, then I guess this means you believe the OP's claim of "censored" news.
    Your nine "givens" have no bearing on political affiliations.

    Of the nine, only two of them have any merit with respect to being rejected on account of their conflict with reality, and those two only slightly so.

    The overwhelming majorite of incidents of rape--- 95%--- do NOT result in pregnancy.
    The majority of those which do are committed by someone close to the victim--- usually a relative.
    So the notion that a random act of rape will result in pregnancy is a case of mistaking the exception with the rule.

    Parents are the regents of their children; this is not the domain of the state.
    For the state to determine what is medically imperative is an affront to fundamental freedom.
    That means it's against the dictates and intentions of the Constitution.

    Otherwise, your facts are right on.