Twitter admits it was hiding some people's tweets by mistake (again). New from me @ozm: https://onezero.medium.com/twitter-admits-it-was-hiding-some-peoples-tweets-by-mistake-again-2cdcb5aa5708 …
I wrote last month about a popular Satan parody account that felt it was being unfairly "shadowbanned." https://onezero.medium.com/how-satan-was-disappeared-from-twitter-349a2a2bce32 … Turns out he was right, and he wasn't the only one.
This is the same set of features that mistakenly buried some GOP legislators in search results last year, causing a firestorm and playing into the hands of conservatives who claim social media companies are biased. The issue isn't bias, it's just a flawed and opaque system.
Twitter doesn't want us to call this "shadowbanning," and I get that—but it refuses to give it any other name, or to add any transparency or accountability checks, and it keeps nerfing people's accounts without telling them, so... https://onezero.medium.com/twitter-admits-it-was-hiding-some-peoples-tweets-by-mistake-again-2cdcb5aa5708 …
Rough time to be a deity on Twitter
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