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Twitter to Start Telling Users When Their Account Has Been ‘Shadowbanned’

PC Mag: “Elon Musk took to Twitter early this morning to announce a surprising new feature is being worked on: finding out if you are “shadowbanned.” Shadow banning is when a user’s account gets blocked or muted, but has no knowledge the block is in place. To them, their tweets/comments appear as normal, but nobody else can see them, or at least part of the wider community can’t. It’s effectively rendering someone’s content undiscoverable on purpose…”

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