The Creepy Line is a new feature-length documentary that examines how Silicon Valley tech companies can use their vast influence to limit speech and undermine democracy. The film focuses specifically on Facebook and Google, and analyzes exactly what these companies do once they have unlimited access to user’s data. Using first-hand accounts, scientific experiments, and detailed analysis, the film explores the risks of allowing these two tech giants free reign over the personal information of millions of people.
The title of the documentary is taken directly from the words of former Google CEO Eric Schmidt when, during a 2010 interview, he explained Google’s code of conduct: “The Google policy on a lot of things is to get right up to the creepy line and not cross it.”
The Creepy Line explores the measurable impact the Silicon Valley elites have had on elections. Google, Facebook, and the other social media companies are continuing to subtly sway apply voters in support of their favored liberal candidates and progressive ideologies after failing in their efforts to see Hillary Clinton win the White House in 2016.