«Shadow ban»: tramp wants to investigate discrimination against Republicans on Twitter

Today, July 26, U.S. President Donald trump has accused Twitter Inc in a hidden block of Republicans on its platform. The American leader spoke on the page they criticized the social network, without providing any evidence, but promised to investigate.

Twitter bans secretly» known Republicans. It is not good. We now examine this discriminatory and illegal practice! A lot of complaints,» wrote the head of the White house in a tweet.

Twitter “SHADOW BANNING” prominent Republicans. Not good. We will look into this discriminatory and illegal practice at once! Many complaints.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 26, 2018

Yesterday, July 25, there were reports that the so-called shadow lock, which includes the lack of visibility of the user in the search results, touched the Chairman of the National Committee of the Republican party Ronna McDaniel, Advisor Donald trump Jr. , Andrew Surabian, member of the house of representatives of North Carolina Mark Meadows and other Republicans.

«Information about that company’s social media will suppress certain political point of view, should concern every American. Twitter must give a public answer about what’s really going on,» wrote McDaniel on his page in the microblog.

This is what it looks like when a social media company suppresses conservative voices. https://t.co/NW3xMrSd3C pic.twitter.com/XovW5IyCAg

— Ronna McDaniel (@GOPChairwoman) July 26, 2018

The representative of the press service of Twitter commented on the situation, noting that the company is not engaged in a «stealth ban». The company confirmed that some accounts do not automatically appear in the search window, but this involves the use of technologies based on user behavior, not on their political views.

After years of telling conservatives that we were crazy for thinking @Twitter was censoring us, they’ve now been caught red-handed censoring @GOPChairwoman, @RepMarkMeadows, @DevinNunes, yours truly & many more. @Jack — It’s time to finally #StopTheBiashttps://t.co/koIEinX459

— Andrew Surabian (@Surabees) July 25, 2018

At the beginning of the year the social network has blocked thousands of accounts that used bots, triggering outrage among media figures who have lost their subscribers. 12 July Twitter introduced new rules to improve the credibility of the service and reduce fraud.

Innovations cost former President Barack Obama 2 million followers, Katy Perry and Justin Bieber – 3 million, and the Trump – 200 thousand