Twitter may be making it harder to find the worst people on its site

Twitter may be making it harder to find the worst people on its site

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Twitter may not be outright banning its most toxic users, but it appears to be making it harder for you to find them.

According to a new report by Gizmodo, Twitter may be downgrading some of its most controversial users in search results. 

Now, several prominent far-fight Twitter accounts no longer appear in the dropdown search results on mobile, even when you search their exact handles.

White nationalist Richard Spencer and far-right conspiracy theorists like Laura Loomer and “Pizzagate” promoter Mike Cernovich are some the people who’s accounts appear to be affected by these recent changes to Twitter search. Other accounts that appear to be demoted in Twitter’s search results include the organizer of last summer’s Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville and Paul Joseph Watson of Infowars. Read more…

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Source: Mashable | Twitter may be making it harder to find the worst people on its site

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