Home News Twitter Files – The FBI Frequently Flagged Joke Tweets, Asked For Moderation

Twitter Files – The FBI Frequently Flagged Joke Tweets, Asked For Moderation

32
0


FBI agents had regular conversations with Twitter content moderators. They asked frequently for tweets to be removed for allegedly violating their policies against election-related false information. The conversations were so numerous—including emails and weekly meetings—that a top Twitter staffer came to describe the relationship between the company and law enforcement as “government-industry sync.”

According to Matt Taibbi, an independent journalist, the Twitter Files latest installment was published on Friday.

The FBI often recommended that content managers look into tweets and take legal action against users who are violating misinformation policies. Many of these tweets came from low-follower users who were engaging in humor and satire. Claire Foster, a user with a low following count who tweeted “I am a ballot counter for my state,” was flagged by the FBI. I won’t count your vote if you don’t wear a mask. #safetyfirst and “For each negative comment on this blog post, I’m adding another vote to the democrats.”

These…



Continue reading…

Previous articleAOC tries lecturing Elon Musk. He tells him to get off his phone. Musk responds with a three-word answer to her.
Next articleFeel-Good Friday – As I Enter Olderhood, Roger Barkley And Dick Van Dyke Are My Touchstones