Twitter’s recent security breach Appears To reveal company’s dark secrets (shadow banning and other unethical practices)
This is not limited to Twitter, where it is possible this website has been impacted. Shadow banning for political reasons also happens in other social media. (We may have been impacted at these outlets also.)
(From Biz News)
As if to brag, hackers sent the media firm a screenshot of Twitter’s highly confidential admin panel, which shows a clearly marked blacklisting tool. Whilst the function of the tool cannot be entirely determined by the image alone, it implies confirmation of a long-held suspicion: Twitter manipulates searches and practises shadow-banning (the act of censoring commentary in a such a way that the user does not know that they have been banned).
This article was originally posted here: https://www.ac2news.com/2020/07/twitters-recent-security-breach-appears-to-reveal-companys-dark-secrets-shadow-banning-and-other-unethical-practices/.