An Astonishing Snapshot Of How Twitter Wants To Manage Our Elections

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An Astonishing Snapshot Of How Twitter Wants To Manage Our Elections

Virginia Republican Senate candidate Corey Stewart was trending on Saturday due to his debate with Democrat Senator Tim Kaine.

I clicked the topic at around 12:30 PM, which was around an hour into the debate.

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What Twitter’s algorithms decided to show was page after page of all negative comments, or at best neutral. The majority accused Stewart of being a racist, neo-nazi, white supremacist, white nationalist and so on.

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Twitter’s engineers said they wanted to “ban a way of talking.”

It appears they’re succeeding.

At the very bottom of the screenshot, which is around 100 tweets down, you’ll find one positive comment.

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