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Trump says Google is "suppressing voices of conservatives"

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And, on Tuesday, he doubled down on claims that Google "rigged" its results to show only bad news stories about him.

Perhaps ironically, the PJ Media story came up in the first several results for "Trump News" when I performed a Google search for the phrase minutes after the president's tweet. Fake CNN is prominent.

The president accused the site of "shutting out fair conservative media" in an effort to paint the GOP in a negative light. In the tweet, Trump states that when searching for "Trump News", 96% of the stories that appear are from what he calls the, "National Left-Wing Media".

Donald Trump has slammed Google for silencing conservative news and opinions in favour of outlets with left-wing views.

"They are controlling what we can & cannot see", President Trump concluded.

President Donald Trump says Google and other tech companies are "treading on very, very troubled territory".

Google's search results are based on an algorithm which has never been publicly released.

In March, Google announced it would spend more than $A408 million over the next three years to improve its search results following the rise of "fake news".

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After a pair of early-morning tweets assailing Google, Trump expanded his warnings to other big internet firms in comments to reporters at the White House.

"Search is not used to set a political agenda and we don't bias our results toward any political ideology", said a spokesperson. "We're taking a look at it".

"I won't mention names but when they take certain people off of Twitter or Facebook and they're making that decision, that is really a risky thing because that could be you tomorrow", Trump said.

In late July when he said Twitter was "shadow banning prominent Republicans".

In fact, just this weekend, Twitter determined an attack against Dana Loesch's children did not constitute a violation of its terms of service.

It's unclear what the administration could do to challenge Twitter for sorting content and delivering it selectively to users based on a computer algorithm. Facebook, Google and Twitter also plan to send top executives to Capitol Hill next week for hearings that could result in even further scrutiny of the way they handle political content on their platforms. The context was, the midst of algorithmic changes that impacted traffic for many publishers on Facebook, Diamond and Silk had said that their traffic was falling, which was proof of Facebook's anti-conservative bias.

Second, as Matthew Gertz of progressive news watchdog Media Matters points out, Trump seemed to be tweeting about Monday's episode of Lou Dobbs' show on Fox Business. Smith said mockingly. "Which means nothing".

The Associated Press, which boasts of being the world's oldest and largest newsgathering organization, complained that Trump "lashed out" at Google over its suppression of conservative voices, arguing the president "cited no evidence".