Monday, February 11, 2013
More than 100,000 people have joined a social networking site designed for conservatives who said they were tired of censorship and liberal bullying on Facebook.
The Tea Party Community launched nine days ago — and since then has experienced tremendous growth, founder Tim Selaty, Sr., told Fox News.
“I suppose that a lot of conservatives were looking for a new home,” he said. “(Conservatives) are flocking from Facebook in droves.”
Facebook did not return emails seeking comment.
Selaty created the Tea Party Community as a “safe haven for the conservative movement – where we can share ideas and thoughts and express ourselves withou
“They have come to the Tea Party community to be in a relaxed and protected environment where they are not censored for having a different opinion or stance when it comes to their conservative beliefs,” Selaty said.
Hundreds of conservative Facebook users contacted Fox News about complaints that the social networking site had either removed conservative content or blocked them from posting conservative content.