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The Twitter Files: shadowbanning is real

10 December 2022

5:00 AM

10 December 2022

5:00 AM

Headlines are awash with the accusation that former CEO Jack Dorsey – and other members of the former Twitter team – were extremely flexible with the truth when they denied the existence of ‘shadowbanning’.

Shadowbanning is the long-suspected behaviour of social media companies where they employ unexplained and secretive algorithms to hide or discourage particular users and topics.

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