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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Twitter account?


From: Bob Jonkman
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Twitter account?
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 23:20:05 -0500
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While Twitter doesn't show everyone everything that *should* be
displayed in their timeline, I don't think it's a deliberate act of
censorship. Instead, they're displaying only those items that are
likely to earn them more revenue, ie. things that advertisers are
willing to pay for, things that make people click links and increase
their social graph (and so, divulge more information about their
demographics to Twitter and its advertisers). It's not malicious, it's
just greedy.

- --Bob.


On 2017-01-30 11:14 PM, Will Hill wrote:
> It Twitter has been censoring people, that should be added to the 
> ethical problems on that page.  I think they are both censoring 
> people and selling people out, you know,  identify and neutralize 
> potential trouble makers type stuff.
> 
> On Sunday 11 December 2016, Daniel Pimentel (d4n1) wrote:
>> The fsf has a Twitter account. By about ethical read this: 
>> https://www.fsf.org/twitter
> 
> 
> 

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