Twitter will let users know of shadow banning. Elon musk has now assured users on the social media platform that he will let them know in the event that their tweets have been suppressed and also give them a medium to appeal.
Twitter Will Let Users Know Of Shadow Banning
The new owner of Twitter, Elon Musk on Thursday said that the company is at the moment working on a process to inform users on the social media platform whether their tweets have been suppressed under a process that is known as shadow banning and will then let them appeal the situation. The announcement is coming as Journalist Bari Weiss published screenshots of company documents suggesting that employees of titter downplayed conservative notes on the social media platform.
Elon Musk’s Tweet on Shadowbanning on Twitter
“Twitter is working on a software update that will show your true account status,” Musk on Thursday said in a tweet. “So you know clearly if you’ve been shadowbanned, the reason why and how to appeal.”
How Shadowbanning Works On Twitter
And just like many other social media websites and platforms, Twitter has been accused of suppressing some types of political speech on the platform which is a practice that is referred to as shadowbanning and the process is where a comment or a post is made visible but to only the user that created it.