Milo Confirms Twitter Is Shadowbanning Trump Supporters

Anonymous Conservative
Feb. 18, 2016

Milo finds a source who confirms it:
According to the source, Twitter maintains a 'whitelist' of favoured Twitter accounts and a 'blacklist' of unfavoured accounts. Accounts on the whitelist are prioritised in search results, even if they're not the most popular among users. Meanwhile, accounts on the blacklist have their posts hidden from both search results and other users' timelines.

Our source was backed up by a senior editor at a major digital publisher, who told Breitbart that Twitter told him it deliberately whitelists and blacklists users. He added that he was afraid of the site's power, noting that his tweets could disappear from users' timelines if he got on the wrong side of the company.

Shadowbanning, sometimes known as "Stealth Banning" or "Hell Banning," is commonly used by online community managers to block content posted by spammers. Instead of banning a user directly (which would alert the spammer to their status, prompting them to create a new account), their content is merely hidden from public view…

However, Twitter isn't merely targeting spammers. For weeks, users have been reporting that tweets from populist conservatives, members of the alternative right, cultural libertarians, and other anti-PC dissidents have disappeared from their timelines.

Among the users complaining of shadowbans are sci-fi author and alt-right figurehead Vox Day, geek culture blogger "Daddy Warpig," and the popular pro-Trump account Ricky Vaughn. League of Gamers founder and former World of Warcraft team lead Mark Kern, as well as adult actress and anti-censorship activist Mercedes Carrera, have also reported that their tweets are not appearing on the timelines of their followers.
Vox had already confirmed that people who signed up for his tweets weren't getting them:
Apparently the Twitterthorities have deemed that I, too, am a threat to the innocent minds of the Twittership:
Dharma Warrior "¸@India_empower

@voxday strangely, your tweets don't show up on my TL. I have to visit your Twitter page to read ur tweets.

Supreme Dark Lord "¸@voxday

It's the Twitter shadowban. They're trying to limit the reach of the Alt Right because we are too appealing.
Makes you wonder how many of Donald's followers hear all of his tweets.

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