UNFAKE THE NEWS: Twitter Shadow Bans Conservatives, But Blames Their Algorithm

Mike Brest Reporter
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Twitter recently changed their algorithm and it led to the “shadow banning” of many prominent Republican figures. Republican Reps. Matt Gaetz, Mark Meadows, and Jim Jordan all had their visibility in searches suppressed, a Vice News investigation from last week.

Twitter executives absolved themselves of any fault, blaming it entirely on the algorithm. But, as TheDC’s Vince Coglianese points out, if that were true, wouldn’t some Democrats have been shadow banned as well? (RELATED: Twitter Algorithm Buried Republicans For Something Totally Out Of Their Control)

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