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Twitter finally, after 20 months, stopped censoring my posts as “sensitive content”
Twitter finally, after 20 months, stopped censoring my posts as “sensitive content.”
And so many on Twitter could only see this…
And, when they searched on my account, it would not appear.
And if you DID somehow manage to get to my account, you were warned away with this…
No wonder my follower count effectively froze for the 20 months. And my impressions crashed.
Between this censorship and whatever in-house censorship YouTube does, my YouTube channel crashed in growth. From thousands of views per video to around a hundred. …and from exponential growth in subscribers to almost no growth at all.
I am still banned from advertising on Twitter.
I suspect I was uncensored only because it occurred to me to begin tagging @ellagirwin, a TwitterVP of Trust and Safety, who’s follower count is small enough that she might actually notice being tagged. Two days after tagging her on a couple pleading tweets, the censorship was lifted.
This has been not only infuriating, but damaging to my career, including undermining the launch of my sixth book, 12 years in the making, research and writing all together.
And there’s actually a down side to being uncensored: the courts may use this to say, “Hey, the constitutional issues are all resolved now! Case dismissed.” More later as that develops.
While this is all a big step forward, they are still engaging in censorship of some of my posts!
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