First it was Facebook — Now it’s Twitter’s turn.
This was a self-inflicted wound.
— KPIX 5 (@KPIXtv) July 27, 2018
A recent study by the leftist website VICE News found that Twitter is censoring top pro-Trump lawmakers.
Twitter is targeting pro-Trump Republican lawmakers Matt Gaetz, Devin Nunes, Mark Meadows, Jim Jordan and John Ratcliffe with the same shadowbanning technique.
Twitter is also censoring prominent pro-Trump accounts including: Mike Cernovich, Jack Posobiec, Paul Joseph Watson, TGP’s Jim Hoft, TGP’s Cassandra Fairbanks, TGP’s Lucian Wintrich and Laura Loomer among others.
“Twitter Stock Drops After User Numbers Decline” by NELLIE BOWLES and PRASHANT S. RAO via NYT Technology https://t.co/pz3JdlUHdY
— Oscar Zhang (@Oscar_YA_ZHANG) July 27, 2018
Lesson of the day: If you cut off half of your audience then your stock might drop.
We caught a Twitter software engineer RED HANDED when he admitted that Twitter #ShadowBans to our undercover journalist. Twitter will never admit it: "it's a lot of bad press if, like, people figure out that you're like shadow banning them. It's like, unethical in some way." pic.twitter.com/MmBGKohWLj
— James O'Keefe (@JamesOKeefeIII) July 26, 2018