Daniel Sinclair @_DanielSinclair Building for young people. Not reading @danielsunread. Lurking behind likes and thinking about social media, communication, & China. Dec. 07, 2019 1 min read

TikTok is launching a new filter on Monday, so they're currently running a promotion campaign. This is TikTok's pinned tweet — and these are the real replies.

Those weren't cherry-picked: that was the overwhelming totality of replies. Not one was positive. This is what happens when a platform tries to lean away from and stifle reality, and real voices. When you upset and silence the kids, they will burn you down and leave you canceled.

Welcome to the American market 👋

On behalf of Hongkongers and ByteDance's antiELAB censorship strategy: this is music to American ears.


You can follow @_DanielSinclair.



Bookmark

____
Tip: mention @threader_app on a Twitter thread with the keyword “compile” to get a link to it.

Enjoy Threader? Sign up.

Threader is an independent project created by only two developers. The site gets 500,000+ visits a month and our iOS Twitter client was featured as an App of the Day by Apple. Running this space is expensive and time consuming. If you find Threader useful, please consider supporting us to make it a sustainable project.