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STUDY: GOP pages suffer 26.8% larger decline than Dems after Facebook algorithm change

study released today by The Western Journal does nothing to ease concerns that social media giant Facebook is silencing conservative voices.

According to the report, the interaction rate on pages managed by Republican members of Congress decreased by 37.03 percent after the January algorithm change.

Pages maintained by Democrat members of the U.S. House and U.S. Senate only decreased by 27.14 percent.

In other words, Republican pages suffered a 26.8 percent larger decline than Democrat pages.

According to The Western Journal:

The Western Journal downloaded months of pre- and post-algorithm change data through CrowdTangle, a social monitoring platform owned by Facebook, for congressional Facebook pages from August 2017 through June 2018. […]

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