Earlier this week, we reported on Twitter’s newly minted work regarding “hate speech” – a thinly veiled bastion of their new conservative censorship initiative.
And this isn’t the first time that the social media giant has been accused of left-leaning nonsense. Twitter’s censorship story goes back years, with incidents spanning the platform’s entire existence. Now, even more evidence of their liberal bias has emerged.
“Twitter appears to be censoring positive replies to President Donald Trump’s tweets and only showing negative responses.
“Earlier this month, Twitter announced that it would be ‘collapsing’ tweets deemed ‘low quality,’ a completely subjective definition that is wide open to interpretation. These tweets are now being buried ‘so the most relevant conversations are brought forward’.
“As numerous Trump supporters have noticed, this has had the impact of pushing negative replies to the top of the thread after every tweet sent out by Trump, ensuring the entire conversation is dominated by anti-Trump zealots.
“As Medium’s Mike Keen documents, positive responses made in the first few seconds after Trump sends out a tweet are being buried in conservation threads.”
The subjectivity at the center of this controversy is akin to Facebook’s “trending topics” debacle, where the opinion of one carefully vetted individual will determine exactly what pieces of information are vaulted to the top of the heap. The position and power held by this one propagandist is far too much for these supposed “free” media platforms, and are simply another way in which the progressive owners of Twitter and Facebook are using their power to silence the American conservative.
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