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The White House Is Asking for Signs of Bias on Facebook and Twitter

Jon Swartz

The Trump Administration is escalating its dispute with (FB) (ticker: FB), (TWTR) (TWTR), Alphabet’s (GOOG) Google, and other internet platforms over charges they engage in political bias. Late Wednesday, the White House’s Twitter account asked its 18.5 million followers if they have been “censored” or “silenced online,” and directed them to an online form. What follows is a series of questions, asking for examples of political bias from Facebook, Twitter, Google’s YouTube, Facebook’s Instagram, and other platforms.