Former Facebook Workers Blow Whistle on Alleged News Suppression

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Facebook’s news curators would regularly suppress news stories important to conservative readers and keep them off the “trending” news section coveted by publications, a journalist and former Facebook employee told Gizmodo.

Some of the topics that were allegedly excluded from the “trending” feed included Chris Kyle, the legendary Navy SEAL killed in 2013, the Drudge Report, controversial former IRS official Lois Lerner and comedian Steven Crowder.

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The former employee who spoke to Gizmodo said the censoring of news disturbed him to the point that he felt compelled to keep track

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