You were warned. Now it begins.
Since the implementation of Twitter's new algorithmic timeline back in February of this year, conservatives, libertarians and anti-establishment dissidents alike have been waiting for the social media platform to interfere in the current U.S. election cycle. Now it seems that there is clear evidence of Twitter censoring the current Republican front-runner, Donald Trump.
A tweet sent from Trump's account at 3:04 PM EDT yesterday is not visible from his timeline, even when showing "Tweets and replies." That message included a video wherein Trump declared that "the establishment and special interests are absolutely killing our country."At the time of this writing, the tweet is still publicly accessible via a direct link and thus has not been deleted either by Twitter or by someone operating on the Trump account.
This archive.is link has a copy of the timeline taken before this article was published which clearly shows the tweet not appearing where it should be — between a tweet sent at 12:10 PM EDT and one sent at 3:27 PM EDT; it is possible that the tweet may be reintroduced to the timeline in order to hide the manipulation.
Today it's one Trump tweet, tomorrow it will be you.
(Score: 1, Interesting) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday April 27 2016, @10:00AM
Like it or not, Twitter could find itself attached to an even bigger shitstorm than the #gamergate
looks like they might have shadowbanned and then unbanned it. that's the problem with shadowbanning. it's intentionally secretive like some Stasi style gaslighting / psychological attack.
Facebook coulda got DMCA protections stripped too if Mark ((Zuckerberg)) went through with that "should we stop Trump?" crap. DMC is least of their worries. I hope the Twits do fuck around and get the FBI up their ass for election tampering.
>implying those those amazing tripple dubs weren't checked.