The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Hit and Run Reason
James O’Keefe’s latest “investigation” with Project Veritas focuses on “censorship” at Twitter, focusing on “shadow banning” and other methods Twitter employees allegedly said they use to regulate user behavior.
Twitter has found out being an open space for racist trolls doesn’t entice new users or encourage existing users to stick around, and so in recent months it has tried to impose new policies to minimize that. It should be free to adopt whatever policies it wants—it’s a private company, after all.
The idea that Twitter might want to prioritize its bottom line over its users’ ability to say whatever they want to whoever they want on the platform has given many modern conservatives the vapors.
“This represents the most sinister threat to free speech in history,” Media Research Center President Brent Bozell said in a statement. (You see, “social media is the communications vehicle of the future,” and Twitterpost was originally published on this site