Ever been so embarrassed for someone else that it caused you physical pain? Gun-rights activists and advocates have known for a very long time that Facebook's algorithms--as well as their human moderators--discriminate directly against anything ballistic. We all discovered why a few days ago when Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg decided to use his own platform to post … [Read more...] about Eureka! Here’s Why Facebook Hates Guns
Election 2020 is underway, and you know what that means: It's time for the Meme War Boogaloo! The war to save the Second Amendment is fought in the legislatures, in the courthouses, and (because it's 2020) social-media feeds. The way those feeds work is that they're programmed to only "serve up" content that their algorithms say you want to see. When a majority of America gets … [Read more...] about 9 Pro-Gun Memes to Stump Social-Media Shills
I got your Instagram influencer right here, buddy. Ah, memes. They're essentially the bumper stickers of the Internet era, and like bumper stickers, they’re unlikely to persuade any anti-gunners out of their beliefs. (I don't know about you, but I have seen thousands of "Imagine World Peace" stickers, and the effect on me was really quite the opposite.) What they … [Read more...] about Meme Wars: Second Amendment vs. Coronavirus
Every time you share a pro-gun meme, Mike Bloomberg shivers. The Internet may be something of a mixed blessing at times, but one of the best things to emerge from it is the meme. Like a customized digital postcard, memes can summarize a complex concept with a picture and just a few words of text. The last 12 months have been a banner year for the pro-gun-rights connoisseur of … [Read more...] about 9 Pro-Gun Memes We All Need Right Now
Is Benchmade the latest Dick's Sporting Goods, or did they make a forgivable error? Recently, Oregon knife manufacturer Benchmade hit the pro-gun-rights news thanks to a highly controversial social-media post created—and then later deleted—by the Oregon City Police. (There's a good precis of the series of events, along with screenshots of the posts, here.) The post featured … [Read more...] about Is Benchmade Knife Company Anti-Gun?