President Trump blasted efforts from social media companies to “censor” controversial messages and clamp down on fake news Friday morning, urging tech companies to allow Americans to figure out the truth for themselves.
“Social Media Giants are silencing millions of people. Can’t do this even if it means we must continue to hear Fake News like CNN, whose ratings have suffered gravely. People have to figure out what is real, and what is not, without censorship!” he wrote.
Trump’s remarks on social media censorship come the same day as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey faces a deadline from House lawmakers to decide whether to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee next month over questions of conservative censorship, also known as a “shadowban.”
Read more at The Hill.