The following article discusses what many now know. The social media giants have become defacto book burning instruments.
In his article below Daniel Greenfield, as usual, goes much deeper into the trend, discusses how it developed, the motivations behind it, and confirms conservative accusations.
He gives a broad perspective and the post is well worth the read.
At the end, there is a link to an article which lists growing alternatives to the social media big boys.
"Why Silicon Valley is Killing Free Speech"
Control leads to censorship.
....People have a right to their own political views. But that’s an idea that today’s Silicon Valley rejects.
The internet was born through universities, hobbyists and neglected labs. It was experimentally libertarian. Two generations later it’s controlled by a handful of monopolistic tech firms whose leaders and employees are dogmatically leftist.
..Freedom ceased to be part of the internet’s innate technological DNA and instead became an eccentricity that Big Tech temporarily tolerated because it made the tech companies money."