New app blocks The New York Times to prevent spread of disinformation

by David

Skip to comments. New app blocks The New York Times to prevent spread of disinformation The Post ^ Mia Cathell Posted on 2/9/2021, 7:15:20 PM by Beave Meister If big tech continues censoring conservatives, that means our days on these platforms may be numbered. Please take a minute to sign up to our mailing list so we can stay in touch with you, our community. Subscribe Now! A new app called "Block The New York Times" allows Twitter users to block 800 corporate journalists for free with just one click in the "fight against disinformation." "It's time to block," the app's official Twitter account tweeted Monday for the first time on the platform. "Twitter users have begun mass-blocking New York Times-linked accounts to control the flood of corporate disinformation online. Now, a new app automates the process." A link accompanies the post, directing disaffected New York Times readers to the mobile application's landing page. The site itself mocks the publication's digital layout. Clicks anywhere on the listed categories or cover story lead curious users to blockNYT's authorization page, which requests access to their Twitter accounts. (Excerpt) Read more at ... TOPICS: Chit/Chat KEYWORDS: block ; disinformation ; facebook ; journalists ; newyorktimes ; nyt ; twitter ; yellowjournalism Dear FRiends, If you would like to donate by PayPal while our regular paypal donation system is down, please select your Donation Amount, enter your Screen Name and State below and click the "Pay Now" button. Donate by PayPal Or Click here to donate by credit card on our secure server. Or by mail to: Free Republic, LLC - PO Box 9771 - Fresno, CA 93794 Hopefully, we'll have our normal paypal system up and running again soon. Thank you very much for your loyal support! It's here. Yes, It has finally arrived... To: Beave Meister I wish Google News and my iPhone news aggregate app would block Fake News sites like the Slmimes, XiNN, the Compost and etc. 2 posted on 2/9/2021, 7:20:12 PM by Responsibility2nd (Trump is a deposed Pres. in exile. America is truly a banana republic. Our govt. has been overthrown) To: Beave Meister 3 posted on 2/9/2021, 7:24:22 PM by E. Pluribus Unum (You are in far greater danger from authoritarian government than you are from a seasonal virus.) To: Beave Meister 4 posted on 2/9/2021, 7:31:03 PM by A Navy Vet (I'm not Islamophobic - I'm Islamo nauseated. Also LGBTQxyz nauseated ) To: Responsibility2nd Exactly! We need this for CNN, RNC, MSNBC, and the rest of the communist organizations. 5 posted on 2/9/2021, 7:37:09 PM by TonyM (Score Event) To: Responsibility2nd I do not get updates from any of those sources. In fact the only news I get is from Epoch Times. What did I do right? 6 posted on 2/9/2021, 7:38:23 PM by freedumb2003 (No matter what, resist and stop the agenda of blow bidet and hairass the whore) To: Beave Meister Commonly named “Bull-Shittery Filter” App. 7 posted on 2/9/2021, 7:39:54 PM by blackdog (It's a good day to go Ceaucescu. ) To: Beave Meister If it works correctly most likely no news will appear on my iphone at all : ) 8 posted on 2/9/2021, 7:49:06 PM by The Louiswu (....................................................................................................) To: The Louiswu Got that right. I could only wish. 9 posted on 2/9/2021, 7:51:30 PM by logi_cal869 (-cynicus the "concern troll" a/o 10/03/2018 /!i!! @$%*(@ -) To: Beave Meister; 100American; 3D-JOY; abner; Abundy; AGreatPer; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; alisasny; .. Well, now the shoe's on the other foot! The cancel cult is circling back, as Joseph Stealin's Press Secretary might put it. Combined PING! and DANG! To: freedumb2003 Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works. is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson