Utah Sen. Mike Lee is questioning whether Google’s top executive lied to Congress because of new reports that it sent out voting reminders just to customers whom it had profiled as liberalshttps://t.co/kZreUt8UrD
— The Salt Lake Tribune (@sltrib) November 6, 2020
Search engine giant Google sent vote reminders to liberals, but not to conservatives in the run up to the election, an analysis by psychologist Robert Epstein finds.
The Harvard-trained researcher details that and other findings in a report to Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Mike Lee (R-UT). Epstein used 733 field agents in Arizona, Florida and North Carolina to document more than 400,000 experiences tech companies use to shift opinions and votes.
“One of our most disturbing findings so far is that between Monday, October 26th (the day our system became fully operational) and Thursday, October 29th, only our liberal field agents received vote reminders on Google’s home page. Conservatives did not receive even a single vote reminder,” Epstein wrote to the senators. “This kind of targeting, if present nationwide, could shift millions of votes, in part because Google’s home page is seen 500 million times a day in the U.S.”
PJMedia said the pattern disappeared on Oct. 29. Epstein sent information about his findings to the New York Post’s Ebony Bowden. Bowden then published a story on it. Late that evening, the Post pulled Bowden’s article and Google’s voter-reminders stopped.