Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: Company Bias 'Left-Leaning' but Enforcement Is Fair

Irving Hamilton
August 19, 2018

I haven't done enough of articulating my own personal objectives with this service and my own personal objectives in the world, and I think people see a faceless corporation, they don't assume that humans are in it, or that they're genuine or authentic.

Shadow banning is the act of blocking a user or their content from an online community without being apparent to the user.

He explained that Twitter's definition of "shadow banning" is "hiding tweets from everyone without that person [who published the tweet] knowing about it". President Trump went on a tangent about this earlier in the day, so Dorsey defended himself while acknowledging the question of "are we doing something according to political ideology or viewpoints?" Not good. We will look into this discriminatory and illegal practice at once!

The sites automatic fill-in engine does not suggest some right-wingers' accounts when the first few letter of their names are typed - an issue that mostly affects conservatives. "We look at behavior", he said.

The Twitter CEO said in an interview with The Hill this week that Jones was banned after he received complaints that Jones's content was inciting violence.

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Unsurprisingly, the actions incited the right to raise questions of political bias and freedom of speech.

"In an interview that aired Saturday on CNN, Dorsey said his company has a responsibility to be open about its political viewpoints, but to operate without bias when applying content policies to users". It will change peoples' approach.

"I'll fully admit that I haven't done enough of that".

On the other hand, some Democrats also want Dorsey to testify due to their interest of possible Russian activity on the platform during the 2016 election.

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