Second part of Elon Musk’s “Twitter Files” reveals “secret blacklists,” reports Barry Weiss.

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Elon Musk’s second installment, titled “The Twitter Files,” sheds light on the company’s practice of secretly “blacklisting” certain tweets and users.

“A new #TwitterFiles investigation reveals that teams of Twitter employees create blacklists, prevent inappropriate tweets from trending, and actively limit the visibility of entire accounts or even trending topics — all in secret, without informing users. without giving,” journalist Barry Weiss began Thursday.

Twitter once had a mission to ‘give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly without barriers.’ Roadblocks have been set up anyway,” Weiss wrote.

The first piece, shared Friday by Substack writer Matt Taibbi, provided insight into what led Twitter to suppress the Hunter Biden laptop story during the 2020 presidential election.

Billionaire industrialist Elon Musk took over Twitter in late October and promptly fired several top executives.
(Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via CARINA JOHANSEN/NTB/AFP Getty Images (photo image))

Musk has talked about being transparent Twitter’s past and present actions This is demanding when it comes to selecting content on the platform, including censored content.

Twitter has blocked its users from sharing the New York Post’s story about Hunter Biden’s laptop in tweets and direct messages.

At the time, Twitter Safety claimed the articles violated its “infringing content policy.” Twitter’s CEO at the time, Jack Dorsey, admitted his company’s actions were a mistake.

Many critics believe that the suppression of the Hunter Biden scandal by Big Tech and the media in general was enough to tip the election in his father’s favor.

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