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August 28, 2016

GAB [Weirddave]

Gotta love the free market. There is finally an alternative to social media outlets like Twitter that takes a firm stand against corporate censorship. This new platform is called GAB and you can find it here. The site is not specifically conservative in orientation (although a lot of conservative and libertarian types have gravitated to it), but it is aggressively free speech orientated. From their guidelines page:

Gab's mission is to put people and free speech first. We believe that the only valid form of censorship is self-censorship, an individual's own choice to opt-out. Gab empowers users to self-censor and remove unwanted followers, words, phrases, and topics they don't want to see in their feeds to help stop and prevent different forms harassment. However, we do take steps to protect ourselves and our users from illegal activity.

They are currently in beta, if you go to their page you can request an invite by entering your email address. I just got my invite, if any of you Morons decide to start a GAB account, feel free to add me as a friend (@weirddave). GAB works pretty much like Twitter, with additional options for you to control your own content. Here is GAB's founder, Andrew Torba, talking about their free speech mission.

Open thread until the ONT pops up.


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