Editor's Note: We here at Russia Insider can confirm everything this article states. Our traffic has also been radically cranked down on Facebook, where we have 250,000 followers.
A real crackdown is being pushed through by Zuckerberg, while pushing mainstream media ever more heavily to readers. He doesn't realize it, but he is going to lose a huge amount of traffic and users because of this anti free speech position.
After Donald Trump surprised even the most pessimistic of us by winning the U.S. presidential elections in 2016, the powers-that-be quickly sought to find a scapegoat to blame for their dismal failures. Supposedly, it wasn't the corporate media's fault, the DNC's fault or the current neoliberal power structure's fault for ramming down an unpopular candidate down our throat who was completely out of touch with reality; it was Russia's fault.