Robert Epstein is a Harvard PhD, professor, and journalist, and Senior Research Psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology in California. Dr. Epstein criticized Google’s use of “instant experiences,” which are exposures to short-lived content that affect people and then disappear, leaving no trace. Gateway Pundit previously covered some of his research and findings. He also joined by Mark Levin back in 2019 to report on Google and Big Tech engagement.
Dr. Epstein, Biden voter in 2020, published an overview of his team’s work at the GateStone Institute on the 2020 and 2022 elections, and the potential threats to the 2024 election. Dr Epstein writes:
The GOP currently has a slim majority of 10 seats in the House of Representatives. Without Google’s intervention in 2022, it is likely that it will now have a majority more than three times. If Google does not interfere in the 2022 midterm elections, the GOP will likely end up with a Senate majority of at least two seats.
If, in 2024, 158 million people vote, as they did in 2020, that means Google is likely to be able to shift the vote between 6.4 and 25.5 million people, thereby easily controlling the outcome of any election where the projected margin of victory is less than 4%. There are no laws or regulations to stop them, but our monitoring can.
Dr. Epstein claims that this manipulation is made possible through several techniques they discovered: Search Engine Manipulation Effects, Bot Reply Effects, Targeted Message Effects, and others. This method, he argued, could shift between 20% and 80% of undecided voters with just one manipulation. And manipulations can be repeated many times from Google.
Based on the massive data Google gets from users, “Google also knows exactly who is vulnerable to this manipulation – who are still undecided before Election Day, for example – so they can target and bombard the right people on a large scale 24 hours a day.” This manipulation results in a shift of 40% or more among undecided voters without their knowledge that they are being manipulated.
Congressional engagement has garnered some success in thwarting Google’s efforts. According to the report:
On November 5, 2020, three US Senators sent a stern warning letter to the Google CEO who expressed concern about the extreme political bias detected by our monitoring system in the days leading up to the presidential election – enough bias to shift at least 6 million votes in favor of Joe Biden.
As a result, Google promptly shut down its electoral manipulation in the two upcoming Senate runoff elections in Georgia.
We monitor Google content via the computers of a politically balanced group of more than 1,000 registered voters in the state. Sound select reminders stop, as well as bias in Google search results.
Much evidence and “brief experience” that Dr. observed. Epstein through their network of 9,838 politically balanced registered voters in all 50 states. To date, they claim to have stored more than 25 million “instant experiences” on Google and other platforms. Typically, this content disappears without a trace, in real time, if it’s not preserved the first time it’s experienced.
Dr. Epstein has also recruited children and youth (with their parents’ permission) to monitor the influence of Google and other Big Tech platforms on indoctrination.
There are currently no laws or regulations to stop them, according to their report. Dr. Epstein hopes to create a portal where citizens can monitor Big Tech’s influence operations based on the data they collect. To support Dr. Robert Epstein and his team on the “Digital Shield” project, you can donate Here.
Note: this is not based on data but only a representation of the portal they want to create:
Note: this is not based on data but only a representation of the portal they want to create