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Twitter is Hiding Techrights and Partly Shadowbans Yours Truly

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Summary: Based on many systematic (and reproducible) tests, Twitter has taken up yet another notch its covert censorship regime, which optimises -- based on some vague criteria -- what people can see and cannot see

THE site or network known as Twitter isn't social and isn't media. It's all about social control, cancel culture, and people get suspended based on false/misguided reports (this is the article I tried to locate, without success, when recording the video). It doesn't seed harmony but imperialism or "hegemony". In the video above I show what happens when one searches for and #deletegithub. There are more examples in the IRC logs (to be published tomorrow morning) and Twitter seems to be hiding my own account there too, albeit it is more like a partial shadowban.

"They're neither social nor media; they're forces of oppression and digital occupation."People who participate in social control networks or social control media such as Twitter ought to be aware that they're presented with a deeply biased picture of the world. The company hides particular topics, particular sites, and particular people.

Twitter was perfectly happy to profit from Trump provocations (and reactions to those provocations) until a fortnight before it became more convenient to flatter the incoming/upcoming US President.

Twitter in Saudi handsTwitter is not your friend. It is the friend of its shareholders. Twitter exists to serve power and to project the interests (financial and ideological) of Twitter's real owners. Clients are advertisers, owners are shareholders, and users...? Well, users are just the product ("audience") to be sold to advertised and manipulated (misled/censored) for the true owners of Twitter.

The only real solution to all this is to get rid of social control media. Banning such sites isn't the solution; boycotting and avoiding them would be a step in the right direction. They're neither social nor media; they're forces of oppression and digital occupation. Intricate business models revolve around perception management and nothing else.

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