Twitter Files, Part 2: Yes, Twitter Engaged in Shadow Banning, or 'Visibility Filtering'

Posted on AllSides December 9th, 2022
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Twitter executives told Congress they did not "shadow ban" people for their political views. But they certainly did, according to the most recent (second) dump of the "Twitter files," which focuses on Twitter's "secret blacklist."

As relayed by Elon Musk to Bari Weiss, the founder and editor of The Free Press, we learn the following:

"A new #TwitterFiles investigation reveals that teams of Twitter employees build blacklists, prevent disfavored tweets from trending, and actively limit the visibility of entire accounts or even trending topics -- all in secret, without informing users."...

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