Twitter has “search blacklist” and “trends blacklist” tags on accounts, according to a purported image of an internal tool used by employees to moderate users, released via the blockbuster hack of prominent individuals yesterday.
— Allum Bokhari (@LibertarianBlue) July 16, 2020
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) July 16, 2020
Mark Dice asks Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey why twitter Admins have buttons for “search blacklist” and “trends blacklist” and why Twitter is censoring anybody who tweets the screenshot.
Spoiler: This hack shows it was never an "algorithm" and was in fact all controlled though an admin panel.t.co/iDYZ8jnlER
— Richard Lewis (@RLewisReports) July 16, 2020
BREAKING: Alleged leaked pictures from the Twitter admin control panel that was compromised showcase the buttons ‘Trends Blacklist’ and ‘Search Blacklist’, indicating Twitter DOES have the ability to shadowban it’s users.
— Mike Coudrey (@MichaelCoudrey) July 16, 2020
Twitter has been hacked
Multiple verified Twitter accounts have been hacked. All verified accounts have now allegedly been locked.