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Facebook (and Twitter, and YouTube) alternative?

Bracken knows of one:

Now, on to social media, and the issue of punching right. Like millions of conservatives, I am strongly dissatisfied with the liberal slant of today’s social media, which is demonstrated daily by Google, YouTube (owned by Google), Facebook and Twitter. (I am currently on my sixth 30-day Facebook ban in the past year.) So two years ago, I joined a small but growing Twitter replica forum called Gab.ai, despite its policy of welcoming the most disgusting neo-Nazi Hitler worshippers. Over that time on Gab I have blocked and muted dozens of Hitler cultists, who almost daily create new accounts to post anti-Semitic Nazi-era cartoons and so on. Like I said, drooling retards.

While I have opposed Gab’s open-door policy toward open Nazis, it’s not my platform to reform. I have held my nose and pressed on, blocking new Nazis almost daily. But I have also felt strongly that Gab could never break through to respectability if the first thing that newcomers notice are glowing portraits of Hitler and caricatures of cringing hooked-nose Jews copied from old Nazi-era propaganda. I just blocked them and moved on, but many normal people must have immediately backed away from Gab, never to return.

But in the last few weeks, I have been contacted by a coder who has been working for the past year to create an entire new suite of social media platforms called FreeZoxee.com. This suite of platforms combines the best attributes of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, podcasting, Patreon-like funding, and not only text but voice messaging among users and groups. All of these platforms are integrated under one roof, held in our own friendly conservative and libertarian hands.

But FreeZoxee, unlike Gab, does not roll out the red carpet for those who openly promote ideologies with a track record of destroying freedom when they rise to power. “Free Speech Uber Alles” becomes a suicide plan when, for example, in its name thousands of radical mosques are allowed to spread across Europe. In time, this tolerance for the intolerant will lead to an unimaginably bloody religious civil war, or the forced imposition of Sharia Law, and then the absolute death of free speech.

Sounds pretty good, and I already signed up myself. Truth is, though, I don’t Tweet and barely use Facebook at all. So I don’t know how much use I’ll really be making of this thing. But it’s a good idea anyway—one that’s long overdue—and I humbly doff my cap to the FreeZoxee folks for their effort in putting it together. If you’re a Facebook or Twitter kind of person, this sort of endeavor is well worth supporting. The link is here.

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4 thoughts on “Facebook (and Twitter, and YouTube) alternative?

  1. I wonder just how many of those ‘Nazis’ on Gab are paid Soros shills. Infiltrate and destroy from within is the modus operandi of the left/progs/libs/communists after all.

    1. Most, if not all – I received a message about the issue late this spring, from Gab. They detailed the steps they had taken to stop the bots, and it persuaded me to give them another try.
      I mostly use them to publicize posts/writing.

  2. I’m not social enough to use or like Social Media. But I do wholeheartedly support those who are developing alternatives to Facebook/Twitter/Snapchat/et al and those who use the alternatives.

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