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Twitter is a social media service.

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Started: March 21, 2006
Founders: Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, Evan Williams
Subgroup: Vine

Staff: 3900
Constitutes: social medium
 

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Twitter/CEO113
Twitter/Censorship5,763

Twitter is a website which allows users to publish short messages (called "tweets").

Censorship

Full article: Twitter/Censorship
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In 2016 Craig Murray was "ghost banned" by Twitter, resulting in a 90% decrease in traffic to his site from that site.[1] Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert, reported in 2017 that he had been "shadowbanned" because of his writings about Donald Trump.[2] Twitter was an active participant in the COVID-19 censorship, and in August 2020 it began censoring all links to BitChute videos.[3]

Disinformation and misinformation

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Documents leaked in 2018 suggested that the Integrity Initiative was using "clusters" of journalists to try to promote Russophobia[4] and also to smear Jeremy Corbyn.[5]

In August 2021, they will test out a "report function" to prevent "misinformation".[6]

Staff

77th Brigade

Twitter’s ‘head of editorial’ for Middle East is officer in a UK Army propaganda unit the 77th Brigade. Gordon MacMillan has been working at Twitter for since 2012 and has been its Head of Editorial, Europe, the Middle East and Africa since July 2016.

A spokesman from Twitter told The Independent that it was an “open, neutral, and independent service” and that a review of Mr MacMillan’s service as an army reserve psychological warfare volunteer had found no violation of its policies.[7]

Nick Pacilio

Nick Pacilio, per 2021 the senior communications manager for Twitter, was Vice President Kamala Harris' previous press secretary from 2011-14, while Harris was the attorney general of California, [8], and announced the removal of Trump Tweets[9].

A fascinating fact check by Microsoft-owned MSN created the impression in its headline and article that this connection is untrue. Out of the many social media accounts talking of this, they picked a Facebook post to debunk that somewhat imprecisely claimed "Kamela Harris' press secretary is the chief of communications at Twitter. Let that sink in"[10], The MSN 'fact-check' focuses on the word "current", and states "the claim that Harris' press secretary is the senior communications manager of Twitter is FALSE, based on our research. There is no evidence that her current press secretary, Sabrina Singh, was ever employed by Twitter.[11], while the same article in an example of doublespeak correctly confirms the core of the claim, "Harris' former press secretary now works at Twitter; he became an employee there after working for Harris."

Opinions about Twitter

“The medium is the message, and the message of Twitter is: I hate you.”
James Corbett (31/03/2018)  [12]

Twitter on Wikispooks

 Has twitterDescription
'Lionel'https://twitter.com/LionelMedia
21st Century Wirehttps://twitter.com/21wireA sound alternative news site.
5Rights Foundationhttps://twitter.com/5rightsfound
911 Bloggerhttps://twitter.com/911BloggerA solid 9/11 truth website.
AGT Internationalhttps://twitter.com/agtintlA data analysis company founded by Mati Kochavi, including work on RFID and IOT
Diane Abbotthttps://twitter.com/HackneyAbbot
Ziad Abdelnourhttps://twitter.com/blackhawkiniA neoconservative financier who was disciplined by the SEC.
Abertay Universityhttps://twitter.com/abertayuniAbertay was the first to offer a degree in Ethical Hacking, starting in 2006.
Eduard Abrahamyanhttps://twitter.com/abrahamyan13Institute for Statecraft, whose PhD supervisor was also a Institute for Statecraft member.
Academics For Peacehttps://twitter.com/peaceacademics?lang=en-gb
Accuracy in Mediahttps://twitter.com/AccuracyInMedia
Alexander Acostahttps://twitter.com/SecretaryAcostaThe US lawyer whose approval of a plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein avoided a public trial after being told that “Epstein was above his pay grade.”
Activist Posthttps://twitter.com/ActivistPost
Adam Smith Internationalhttps://twitter.com/AdamSmithIntLondon-based consultancy charged with overseeing the overseas work of the Adam Smith Institute
Gerry Adamshttps://twitter.com/GerryAdamsSF
Jerome Adamshttps://twitter.com/JeromeAdamsMDDonald Trump's Surgeon General
Mike Adamshttps://twitter.com/HealthRanger
Adbustershttps://twitter.com/Adbustersanti-consumerist NGO
Dirk Adriaensenshttps://twitter.com/dirkadriaensens
Agence France-Pressehttps://twitter.com/afpfr?lang=enThe French-News-Agency is the world's oldest news organisation.
Muhammad Idrees Ahmadhttps://twitter.com/im_PULSELecturer interested in the white helmets whom the UK Border Agency unsuccessfully tried to deport.
Tariq Ahmadhttps://twitter.com/tariqahmadbt
Mahmoud Ahmadinejadhttps://twitter.com/Ahmadinejad1956An Iranian President who publicly called for an investigation into the events of 9/11 in the UN.
Imran Ahmedhttps://twitter.com/Imi_Ahmed
Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmedhttps://twitter.com/NafeezAhmedUK academic with extensive knowledge of deep politics and the use of false flag terror, featured frequently on Unwelcome Guests.
Saleyha Ahsanhttps://twitter.com/SaleyhaAhsanA freelance reporter, film maker and A&E doctor with a Sandhurst background. She has traveled to conflict zones in North Africa and Asia and made films and news reports including Libya, Syria, Bosnia, Palestine, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. She appeared with "Dr Rola" in the controversial 2013 video shown on the BBC's Panorama news programme calling for humanitarian bombings of Syria.
Hilary Akedhttps://twitter.com/hilary_aked
Aktis Strategyhttps://twitter.com/AktisStrategyNow defunct following allegations of "gross financial mismanagement"
Al Masdar Newshttps://twitter.com/TheArabSource
Alba Partyhttps://twitter.com/AlbaPartyScottish independence party, trying to take over from the Scottish National Party, which has moved closer to the British establishment.
Isabel Albershttps://twitter.com/italbersBelgian editor-in-chief
Anton Albertshttps://twitter.com/antonalberts
Alchetronhttps://twitter.com/alchetronA machine generated encyclopedia
Yasmin Alibhai-Brownhttps://twitter.com/y_alibhaiBritish establishment Muslim journalist.
All-Party Parliamentary Group against Antisemitismhttps://twitter.com/appgaa
Tim Allanhttps://twitter.com/portlandtimAlleged to have orchestrated the attempted campaign/coup against UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
David Allfreyhttps://twitter.com/thetoptattooFormer head of the UK Army's head of recruitment strategy, Institute for Statecraft
Alliance 90/The Greenshttps://twitter.com/germangreensThe green party of Germany. Originally anti-war, it is now the foremost war party in Europe. Also proponent of Covid-19 agenda. Now being positioned to government by the deep state.
Alliance for Securing Democracyhttps://twitter.com/SecureDemocracy"A well-funded national security advocacy group"
Milton Allimadihttps://twitter.com/allimadiFounder/editor of Black Star News, which broke the news of Sunny Sheu's murder.
Rosena Allin-Khanhttps://twitter.com/TootingLabourBritish Member of Parliament from the Labour Party.
Dmitri Alperovitchhttps://twitter.com/dmitricyber
Kjetil Alstadheimhttps://twitter.com/kjetilbaSingle Bilderberger Norwegian journalist and editor
Philip Alstonhttps://twitter.com/Alston_UNSRinternational law scholar and human rights practitioner.
Amazonhttps://twitter.com/amazonAn monopoly/cartel online retailer with deep state connections.
American Free Presshttps://twitter.com/AmericanPress
American Historical Associationhttps://twitter.com/AHAhistorians
American University of Beiruthttps://twitter.com/AUB_LebanonPrestigious US-run university in Lebanon
Hooshang Amirahmadihttps://twitter.com/HAmirahmadiIranian American spook who attended Le Cercle.
Dibyesh Anandhttps://twitter.com/dibyeshanand
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Related Quotations

PageQuoteAuthorDate
Document:Women's March petitions Jack Dorsey to ban Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from Twitter“Twitter is not in charge of what information is correct and what information is not correct. Twitter is declaring itself the judge of whose voice is right and whose voice is wrong”Marjorie Taylor GreeneAugust 2021
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador“Yes, social media should not be used to incite violence and all that, but this cannot be used as a pretext to suspend freedom of expression. How can a company act as if it was all powerful, omnipotent, as a sort of Spanish Inquisition on what is expressed?”Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador14 January 2021
Platformization“The much loved upstart that gains network effects by managing incentives across the ecosystem loses its benevolent streak as its power increases. This may take many different forms. Amazon, for example, often uses its platform’s data to determine which product lines to get into; eventually it outperforms the merchants who were doing well with those products. Twitter, likewise, has repeatedly changed policies to work against the ecosystem. A recent example saw Twitter pushing live streaming service Meerkat off the platform after acquiring its competitor, Periscope.”Sangeet Paul Choudary8 May 2017

 

Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:Women's March petitions Jack Dorsey to ban Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from TwitterArticle14 August 2021Libby EmmonsThe leading American feminist organisation is pressuring Twitter to remove Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene from their platform. She stands accused of promoting "conspiracy theories" about COVID over her scepticism of Fauci. She has been censored before. How much longer is there before she is permanently banned?

 

A document sourced from Twitter

TitleTypeSubject(s)Publication dateAuthor(s)Description
File:Labour internal antisemitism report.pdfreport"Antisemitism"
Iain McNicol
Emilie Oldknow
Sam Matthews
March 2020Labour PartyAn enormous (851 pages) report of an internal UK Labour Party investigation into alleged antisemitism in the Party between 2014 and 2019.


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