Fox & Friends host describes the extremism and hate speech found on social media platform Gab as "open, uncensored dialogue"

Fox & Friends host describes the extremism and hate speech found on social media platform Gab as "open, uncensored dialogue"

In 2017, Fox News gave Gab founder Andrew Torba a prime time platform to promote his social media site

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From the October 28 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends Sunday

RACHEL CAMPOS-DUFFY (CO-HOST): He did hate Donald Trump because of his very pro-Israel policies, the embassy in Jerusalem and other things. He was on social media, indicated just before he went in that he was going in. He was on a website or a social media platform called "Gab" that is very known for sort of having open, uncensored dialogue. And, however, that social media company immediately took down his account, suspended it and began cooperating with authorities. 

Related:

Wired: Gab, the alt-right's very own Twitter, is the ultimate filter bubble

Previously:

Tucker Carlson defends Gab, a social media app dubbed “a haven for white nationalists”

Gab's new "groups" feature makes it easier to categorize racists

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