Cher is not planning to make use of Google or Fb, declaring the tech giants “would possibly as effectively be conspiring with Russia to destroy our democracy.”
The “Imagine” singer vowed Tuesday to maintain her Twitter account dwell for her followers however claimed she would not be utilizing Google or Fb’s companies as a result of their solely allegiance is to cash.
“WONT USE GOOGLE,GETTING RID OF FACEBOOK ACCOUNT I DIDNT KNOW I HAD.WOULD GET RID OF TWITTER IF IT WASN’T 4 [love] OF YOU.THESE COMPANIES HAVE NO ALLEGIANCE TO,OR [love] OF ANYTHING BUT MONEY. THEY MIGHT AS WELL BE CONSPIRING WITH RUSSIA TO DESTROY OUR DEMOCRACY,” Cher wrote on Twitter. “WHERES [love] OF [America]”
Google and Fb have acquired backlash following the 2016 presidential election for failing to cease faux accounts from spreading and buying and selling customers’ privateness for information.
Two studies by the Senate Intelligence Committee launched Monday faulted Fb for permitting a large Russia-led marketing campaign that confirmed racial and political discord within the U.S., systematically focused African-People and tried to recruit them as “property” within the years earlier than the 2016 presidential election.
SHOCKING SCALE OF RUSSIA’S SINISTER SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN AGAINST US REVEALED
Google, Twitter and Fb, which owns Instagram, have been criticized for misrepresenting the quantity of Russian exercise on their websites and never disclosing the correct variety of customers viewing the content material created by Russian bots.
Cher has been a vocal critic of President Trump. Final Friday, the singer referred to as Trump a “liar, thug, criminal, traitor” who’s “ruining my beloved” America.
The artist additionally threw her assist for Joe Biden as a doable candidate for the 2020 presidential election — with Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke as the previous vice chairman’s operating mate.
Fox Information’ Christopher Carbone contributed to this report.