In light of the massive data breach rocking the internet forums, Mark Zuckerberg has managed to do something that no one imagined:
He has united both conservative and liberal sides against him.
What does this mean for the users of platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Snapchat?
Wikileaks warned the world of the bias of liberal platforms well back during the election of 2016, sourcing links to emails between John Podesta and Sheryl Sandberg, in light of gearing up for elections and working together to elect Hillary Clinton:
YouTube censors and demonetizes posts from well known conservative public figures. Alas, Instagram has censored even MAGA hat pictures and demanded a user take down her own hat selfie, on the terms it "violates TOS"
What does this mean, for the future of free speech? The mass censorship post elections, has reached Orwellian heights. When does it end?
Facebook will be the straw that breaks the censorship monopoly. After news broke of data breach, mass users have sold stocks and deleted Facebook profiles permanently. Mark Zuckerberg alone, has lost 4 billion In one day from stock loss. Lawsuits have already been filed against Facebook for the data breach by investors. Mark Zuckerberg's troubles have only begun
Lawsuits have also been filed against Twitter as well after a mass censorship purge dubbed #Twitterlockout hit conservatives who lost accounts with thousands of followers.
People are pushing back hard against the mass censorship, and seeking legislation to change the way Twitter and other media companies operate as a public entity. Such ideas have been legislation like the internet bill of rights and creating new FTC compliant laws which adhere to non-discriminatory actions of such companies.
Facebook may well be the catalyst to real and tangible change going forward as the scandals continue to rock the internet. James Damore, a fired ex-Google employee, has also filed a lawsuit in the wake of his firing, with his revelation that Google forces employees to discriminate.
A true revolution is on the horizon. Social media as we know it is about to change. Fighting for free speech in the 21st century will forever shape our future elections, as elections are now solely fought and won on social media platforms.
Written By Fulcrum Contributor @pink_about_it