We Need To Talk About Digital Censorship

Lisa Sicard
4 min readMar 23, 2022

Digital censorship has really divided us. We no longer have the ability to debate things and remain friends. We’ve become so entrenched in our own beliefs that we’re unwilling to listen to opposing viewpoints.

This digital censorship has to end if we ever want to have a real conversation again. We need to be able to listen to each other and understand where the other side is coming from.

Digital Censorship Keeps Us From Talking and Having Real Conversations.

Only when we can listen, then can we find common ground and move forward together.

It’s time to put down the digital shields and start talking to each other again. Only then can we hope to find a way forward that works for everyone.

The Digital Divide by Digital Censorship

The media is constantly spinning stories to keep people on their toes. One minute you’re watching TV and the next, all of a sudden there are some news flashes that make your blood boil or feel happiness for whatever reason — but either way, it’s not true!

This isn’t just happening with networks; sometimes even if someone participates in conversations online about various topics (such as politics), they’ll get banned from social networking sites like Twitter, YouTube, or Facebook after posting “ disagrees” towards one side’s opinion.

Not only does it happen with disagreements but just posts itself on social media.

Take for example the Babylon Bee. They are the FAKE NEWS comic relief website. They were suspended by Twitter along with several others in recent days.

According to their website “The Babylon Bee is the world’s best satire site, totally inerrant in all its truth claims. We write satire about Christian stuff, political stuff, and everyday life.”

So why can’t we even post satire without censorship?

Now a million people left Facebook last year and many of them went over to alternative social media networks.

However, this only divides us further as we are forced to take sides.

How Will We Ever Agree With The Digital Censorship?

If we can’t listen to each other, post to each other, or share our views how can we…

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Lisa Sicard

I love helping clients with blogging, SEO & social media to grow their digital presence and business. When not working I love to hike, snowmobile and crochet.