Facebook and Twitter are going through all of your accounts and posts looking for items that may use to red flag your ability to use their services. They are collecting this data for the purpose of weeding out those that may have a difference of opinion with the government.
Natalie Andrews reports, The moves come as attacks on Westerners proliferate and U.S. lawmakers and the Obama administration intensify pressure on Facebook and other tech companies to curb extremist propaganda online.
Top U.S. officials flew to Silicon Valley on Jan. 8 to press their case with executives including Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg. Last week, Twitter Inc. said it suspended 125,000 accounts associated with Islamic State.