Is Twitter "Shadow-Banning" Donald Trump?

Tyler Durden's picture

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson, originally posted at InfoWars.com,

Twitter is provably censoring Donald Trump in order to prevent him raising money for his presidential campaign.

A tweet sent out by Trump yesterday to promote his #MillionDollarMatch donation drive does not appear on Trump’s profile page nor did it appear on the feed of anyone following him.

You can check for yourself. Here is the tweet sent out by Trump yesterday and here is his main profile page – which doesn’t show the tweet. The tweet has been buried as if it never existed.

This is yet another example of Twitter shadow banning – where people on a designated ‘blacklist’ have their tweets relegated on search results and hidden from users’ timelines, while leftist politicians and commentators on a ‘whitelist’ have their tweets promoted.

A Twitter insider admitted to Breitbart back in February that Twitter had indeed begun shadow banning politically incorrect users, a claim verified by a senior editor at a major digital publisher.

A Trump tweet in which he declared that “the establishment and special interests are absolutely killing our country” was also shadow banned by Twitter back in April.

While Twitter is censoring Trump, it has repeatedly been accused of gaming its algorithms in support of Hillary. Back in February, users were irate after the social media giant appeared to censor the anti-Hillary hashtag #WhichHillary after it started trending.

The revelation that Twitter is shadow banning Trump comes on the heels of Google claiming that a ‘technical bug’ was to blame for Donald Trump not appearing when users searched for “presidential candidates”.

Twitter’s shadow banning of Trump also follows its controversial decision to slap conservative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos with a lifetime ban.

 

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tyberious's picture

land of the....

ACP's picture

I would totally laugh my ass off if a bunch of hajis invaded twitter hq and suicided Jack Dorsey for removing their terrorist accounts.

Supernova Born's picture

Trump should do a "shadow ban" counter-offensive.

Contributors would agree to donate a self-determined amount every time it was shown Twitter had shadow banned one of Trump's tweets.

Twitter would quickly let the posts go uncensored rather than shooting themselves in their own fascist, Big Tech foot every time they shadow banned a post.

Tall Tom's picture

 

 

 

It is easier to remedy that

 

Sell Twitter Stock, en masse.

 

Tweet that you are planning to dump it and why. Tell all of your Twitter friends.

 

(Oh. Twitter will get the message.)

 

Everybody SHORT the fucker and sell all that they have, en masse.

 

Vote with your wallet and bankrupt them...and combine your bets with a short so that you might make some profit by doing so.

 

Fuck Twitter.

 

They are attempting to bleed him dry. That is a RICO between Twitter and the Large Banks.

 

If he wins his Justice Department will jail them all in retaliatiion. They are ensuring that outcome.

 

Edit: An injustice done to one is just one injustice too many.

 

It does not matter whether I like the one or not. It is a core principle.

UncleChopChop's picture

dude.. do you really think the PPT is not buying the shit out of twtr, amzn, nflx, fb, etc? these companies provide bread and circus for the masses, and agree to be used as tools for media manipulation. id be happy as the next zh'er to see their stocks tank, but the game is so much bigger than that.

ebear's picture

Even if you could drive the price down you'd just be handing it to Google.

Better to just not use it.

Tall Tom's picture

 

 

 

 

If a large audience responds and sells out their shares in a day it will definitely make an impact. ZH is a rather large audience.

 

As a website there was a coordinated attack on the #AskJPM.

 

That was shut down in one hour after we began our attack.

 

Do not tell me that it cannot be done.

 

Sell Farcebook now.

froze25's picture

Well at least I know now that Trump is doing another round of fund raising matching. I will throw him another 100 to help.

cheka's picture

we've reached a point now where their corrupt activities hurt them, not help.  of course they dont realize this yet.  they keep playing the same game from 10 years ago.  news like this now spreads like wildfire through the net and to the growing numbers of disgruntled people

despite their best corruption efforts, bernie and trump won the day.  the ptb not only failed at convincing people tha killary/crubio were the best....they also pissed  A LOT of people off along the way with their dirty tricks

lose lose lose

need more terror pronto

HopefulCynical's picture

Hunt the private central banking families to the ends of the Earth - and drive their asses right over the edge.

washedup's picture

THE "BURN" ROLLED OVER !

He should have stoud his ground - but did the jew thing - and will regret it for however long and however hard he tries, or not - guilt is not part of their makeup.

He screwed his supporters LARGE !

Oldwood's picture

If people were willing to surrender short term profits for principles, we wouldn't be here right now. But yes, I agree it's a good thought and the only thing that could actually change things. When people understand that how we spend our tokens is the ONLY real vote we have, then MAYBE we might see things change. But it is probably already too late. They have spent substantial sums and great effort to market, indoctrinate, manipulate and herd us to the decisions we currently make. We talk of freedom and liberty, but is that really possible if we are making decisions that have already been preordained in our brains? Freedom is choice and we are so worried about physically or legally being prevented from having that liberty, but I fear we have been turned so completely by unending mind control that our true liberty has long been gone. How can we know? Are our choices self destruction...fast or slow?

Tarzan's picture

I don't own or use Twitter or Facebook, but not using google is a challenge.

 

These social giants are either owned by the Government, or own the Government, who owns who is unclear, but regardless, they're in bed together and plotting against us!

 

The proof that they're working together surreptitiously is out there for all to see, if you have seeing eyes....

 

Clinton email reveals: Google sought overthrow of Syria's Assad
By Rudy Takala (@RudyTakala) • 3/19/16 5:30 PM

Google in 2012 sought to help insurgents overthrow Syrian President Bashar Assad, according to State Department emails receiving fresh scrutiny this week.

Messages between former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's team and one of the company's executives detailed the plan for Google to get involved in the region.

"Please keep close hold, but my team is planning to launch a tool ... that will publicly track and map the defections in Syria and which parts of the government they are coming from," Jared Cohen, the head of what was then the company's "Google Ideas" division, wrote in a July 2012 email to several top Clinton officials.

"Our logic behind this is that while many people are tracking the atrocities, nobody is visually representing and mapping the defections, which we believe are important in encouraging more to defect and giving confidence to the opposition," Cohen said, adding that the plan was for Google to surreptitiously give the tool to Middle Eastern media.

 Hillary Emails: Google tried to boost Assad defections https://t.co/lyma4eJp9a More: https://t.co/ZUfh7WDAT5 pic.twitter.com/nvNG0lFJWt— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) March 19, 2016

"Given how hard it is to get information into Syria right now, we are partnering with Al-Jazeera who will take primary ownership over the tool we have built, track the data, verify it, and broadcast it back into Syria," he said.

"Please keep this very close hold and let me know if there is anything [else] you think we need to account for or think about before we launch. We believe this can have an important impact," Cohen concluded.

The message was addressed to deputy secretary of state Bill Burns; Alec Ross, a senior Clinton advisor; and Clinton's deputy chief of staff, Jake Sullivan. Sullivan subsequently forwarded Cohen's proposal to Clinton, describing it as "a pretty cool idea."

Cohen worked as a low-level staffer at the State Department until 2010, when he was hired to lead Google Ideas, but was tied to the use of social media to incite social uprisings even before he left the department. He once reportedly asked Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to hold off of conducting system maintenance that officials believed could have impeded a brief 2009 uprising in Iran.

The unusual involvement by Google in foreign affairs highlights the difficulty of involvement in the internal politics of foreign states. While Cohen seemed to consider his company's effort as helpful to American interests, the effort to overthrow Assad helped spur the rise of the Islamic State, which eventually filled a vaccuum resulting from Assad's loss of control over of Syria.

The exchange on Syria was highlighted by Wikileaks on Saturday. Earlier in the week, the secret-leaking website posted more than 30,000 emails that Clinton sent or received during her tenure leading the State Department.

Tall Tom's picture

You may be correct that it is too late for many of the collective. I do not know that we, collectively, can recapture the Freedom and Liberty. I believe that you can.  I know that I can.

 

I agree that it seems as if we, collectively, are currently on a path for the destruction of our civilization. That does not mean that neither you need self destruct nor I need self destruct. Those are personal choices.

 

But what I do know is that if one wants change then one changes one's self first. People will be compelled to react to one's personal change. They must in order to adapt to the new stimuli. And if we are to have any hope of realizing a change that proves out beneficial then we must start with ourselves. The hope will spring outward from within. And when you look outside for hope you do not see it within. There is no hope outside of yourself.

 

Now some will say Christ Jesus is hope that is outside of one's self. For far too many that is true. And that path leads to...self destruction. But Christ Jesus is within me because I made the choice to invite Him in. So in Him my hope resides....as He resides within me.

 

If you choose not to believe and seek hope outside if yourself then that is also folly. To the atheist it needs to be about Self Reliance and, once again, the hope resides within..

 

"When you look out you don't see in." (Thank you David Gilmour.)

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Here2Go (not verified) ebear Aug 1, 2016 7:02 AM

None of this could be true because I didn't read anything about it on MSM

PT's picture

I live in Australia.  Australians are mushrooms.

 

 

 

 

 

For those that were born yesterday, that means we're kept in the dark and fed full of bullshit.  I try to avoid our MSM but unfortunately get to view it every now and then.  Tiniest soundbites - all anti-Trump coupled with over-the-top negative imagery - and the most minimal acknowledgement that HRC was involved in some kind of problem with emails recently.  Our MSM is a shadow of a cartoon.  There's no depth.  There's nothing there.

washedup's picture

3 words - apply all over the planet !

"can't fix stupid"

 

it might also have something to do with self respect

 

 

https://memegenerator.net/instance/30845946

 

PT's picture

That link is incomplete without this link:

http://dilbert.com/strip/2006-02-21

Tall Tom's picture

Even the PPT has limitations...

 

The problem with a Global Firestorm is that there may be oceans of water available to douse the flames. But getting those assets into the proper position in the havoc and chaos is impossible.

 

I live in Lakeside, California. It is Chaparall Country and prone to wildfires. (Earthquakes are not the Natural Disaster here in Southern Cal that we endure a problem with.  It is the damned wildfires.)

 

Not that long ago, about a decage back, there was a wildfire that totally destroyed 25% of San Diego County Seriously. One quarter of the land was scorched earth...burned into ash and cinders  San Diego County, California is a rather large County when compared to counties across the Nation and covers a large area..

 

All they could do to fight the fire was to flank it and divert it from populated areas to the best of their ability. Even so many structures were destroyed and there was loss of life.. They were overwhelmed.

 

And the Pacific Ocean, loaded with water, is 25 miles away. from where I live. That fire burned a 35 Mile long path to the Coast.

 

You are right that the game is so much larger than Facebook. That is SUPPORTIVE of my assertion because therein lies the problem.

 

Which fire does the PPT put out first?

 

But at least when you sell out your Farcebook Stocks YOU ARE NOT FINANCIALLY SUPPORTING their actions to interfere in a National SELECTION...as if it really matters.

 

Financial support IS SUPPORT.

Financial support IS SUPPORT

Financial support IS SUPPORT..

 

How many times do I need write this TRUTH?

 

It reads as if you are invested into Farcebook?

 

Why not place your PRINCIPLES before PROFITS, for once?

 

That is the underlying problem with America and is directly causing her destruction.

 

There is a LACK of foundational ETHICS.

 

Sell Farcebook NOW everybody. Put your money where your mouth is...for once.

UncleChopChop's picture

easy there fella.. you're working yourself into a tizzy. i don't nor have i ever owned fb. i have no interest in playing a rigged game whose only investment premise is that it will stay rigged. i think you're deluding yourself though to think that a stock market bear raid can accomplish anything real and lasting.

Tall Tom's picture

 

 

Well then what is real and lasting may be with you.

 

You are not Financially Supporting it. Good. You have not placed your money into it and then verbally condemning their actions. That would be hypocritical.

 

At that point, where you are not invested, then there is nothing more that you can do, is there?

 

I am not seeking a long term solution through a Bear Raid on one particular company.

 

However I am seeking to change a MENTALITY that has only served to destroy a once great Nation.

 

My goals are also much bigger than Farcebook.

 

When, if ever, that mentality is changed then it will be a long term solution.

 

Financial support IS SUPPORT. It is not anymore simple than that.

 

If you do not morally support it, then do not MATERIALLY SUPPORT it.

 

Simple isn't it?

 

Sell Farcebook now.

Tarzan's picture

That mentality will never change as long as the destruction of this nation is ignored.  Most see it coming, few understand why, and fewer yet have the power necessary for true revolution.

 

Lindbergh wrote the following in his book Economic Pinch in 1923 , ten years after the Federal Reserve was created and 6 years before the Great Depression that confirmed his fears,

We must not let our temporary personal interests cloud our minds or prevent us from seeing beyond the present.  If some workers-farm or other- supinely submit to the privilege of capital to enslave humanity, that furnishes no reason why the rest of us should submit.  The plan of the capitalists now in control and in complete operation is rushing us on with ever-increasing profit to capital and corresponding loss to the useful workers............

......The main trouble now is in what the law defines or permits as "reasonable profit."  Upon the fallacy of so-called "reasonable profit" future war are not unlikely to be waged.  In such wars, capital will not win, because what has been called "reasonable" is unreasonable and always impossible in the end.....

....The "reasonable profit" on vested capital, as it is called, is what seals the downfall of every nation...

....The rule of "reasonable profit" is mainly responsible for the havoc played with our own economic system, yet the rule goes almost uncontested, scarcely protested.  Protests are made against the effect and not against the cause.
    Already profit has mounted until approximately four-fifths of all the wealth that God created in our country-plus a like proportion of what the toil of men and women have added-is now owned by the few who never earned it, that is, the profiteers.  What the few over-rich own or control was adroitly secured by exploiting the masses and defrauding the Government.  Most of that wealth is needed to serve mankind. it is the need of all the people of what the few control that permits the owners to exploit the users.....

 

When the wealth of a nation, the Peoples wealth, becomes the possession of a few individuals, when it's converted to personal property, it's a distortion of property rights.  This process of ill gotten capital has continued like a plague for 100 years, un-challenged by most, until the People are now en-slaved by their own acquiescence, by handing the ruling class what belongs to them.  America's wealth and it's dreams have long been stolen by an elite few who now sit as kings over peasants!

 

Q&A with Alexander Zinoviev

A: Democratic totalitarianism and financial dictatorship rule out the possibility of social revolution.

 
Q: Why?

 
A: Because they combine omnipotent military power with a financial stranglehold. All revolutions received support from outside. From now on this is impossible because there are no sovereign states, nor will there be. Moreover, at the lowest level the working class has been replaced with the unemployed class. What do the unemployed want? Jobs. Therefore, they are in a less advantageous position than the working class of the past.
 The most influential Western thinkers and politicians believe that we have entered the post-ideological epoch. This is because by “ideology” they mean communism, fascism, nazism, etc. In reality, the ideology, the super-ideology of the Western world, developed over the last fifty years is much stronger than communism or national socialism. A western citizen is being brainwashed much more than a soviet citizen ever was during the era of communist propaganda. In ideology, the main thing is not the ideas, but rather the mechanisms of their distribution. The might of the Western media, for example, is incomparably greater than that of the propaganda mechanisms of the Vatican when it was at the zenith of its power. And it is not only the cinema, literature, philosophy - all the levers of influence and mechanisms used in the promulgation of culture, in its broadest sense, work in this direction. At the slightest impulse all who work in this area respond with such consistency that it is hard not to think that all orders come from a single source of power.


We are trapped in a cannibalistic financial system that eats it's young and is soon doomed to fail in brilliant fashion! 

Walt's picture

So will you be 'supporting' the system by casting a vote in November?

Fisherman Blue's picture

I think very few here own that shit. I would short it but all my cash was converted to PM.

JRobby's picture

Stop using Twitter. I have never used it. I think it is a piece of shit.

Tom, stop using up so much space. Single spacing is adequate.

Omerta's picture

Twitter sure the hell is not going to decide this election- Fuck the twitter control freaks, and fuck Cultural Marxism!

drendebe10's picture

Fukn progressive liberal democraps will lie cheat steal @ the drop of a hat to advance their bullsht agenda & jam it down the throats of everyone else. Fukemall 

Tall Tom's picture

 

 

 

 

How do you hurt rich people?

 

That is easy.  Take away their money.

 

Trading Places.

 

There are easier and legal methods on dealing with bullshit as this.

 

Sell Twitter stock...all of it. Then short the fucker as everyone is doing it.

Croesus's picture

This is why people need to vote with their wallets. Starve these pc assholes out.

TheReplacement's picture

Nah, what we need is for the muslims to figure out who the real enemy of mankind is and then go after them.  Gay people in a nightclub, seriously?  How about tech titans and banks... muzzies, you have to wake up and stop being the tools of the oligarchs.  BLM, same thing.

cheka's picture

that's one of the tells of a false flag.  not attacking the enemy...instead attacking nobodies

Kirk2NCC1701's picture

Land of the... ZWO, relentlessly marching forward and doubling down with their Jedi Mind Tricks, Narrative Games, Deceptions, Lies, Fraud, Theft and Conquest.

Miss Expectations's picture

Here's the scene where Obi Wan discovers that an entire planet was erased from the archive memory:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G67eMq1YwmI

WOAR's picture

Land of the Fury, if this keeps up.

JRobby's picture

Ron Paul: Americans Are Going to be Disappointed in Election Outcome

http://www.infowars.com/americans-are-going-to-be-disappointed-in-electi...

 

 

 

j0nx's picture

It's gonna suck to be some of these companies when he takes over. They can expect lots of audits and red tape for every aspect of their operations. He will basically make the existence of the company and its executives as legally painful as possible. Corporations need to realize that if they use the power and prestige of the corporate veil to push their political agendas then there WILL be consequences both professionally and more importantly personally.

More Ammo's picture

we censored some folks...

Badsamm's picture

Fun, I want to watch their stock price drop another 13% in one day

Infield_Fly's picture
Infield_Fly (not verified) Badsamm Aug 1, 2016 4:15 AM

insiders have already been promised a hefty premium by Google - google has no social media product ....that the masses actually use.

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Infield_Fly (not verified) Aug 1, 2016 4:14 AM

Doesn't matter.

 

When Trump faces off against the cunt in the first debate, that should end any chance the cunt may have to get into the WH.

 

 

cognitive dissident's picture

complete evisceration and nothing less will do. Bring out the pettiness we know lurks inside that vacant, vacuous mishapen melon atop that empty frumped pantsuit.

newdoobie's picture

Trump doesn't do that well in debates, he went on for minutes discussing the size of his unit on prime time.

 

Dumber than a bag of hammers

philipat's picture

As compared to the oratorial brilliance of Hillary: "America is great, because America is good"....Duh...

VinceFostersGhost's picture

 

Trump doesn't do that well in debates

 

He beat how many in the primary?

 

I guess they were all just dumber than him.....

 

Don will smoke Hillary.

SmallerGovNow2's picture

what makes you think the debate won't be rigged as well?  bet she gets advanced copies of the questions...

froze25's picture

If they aren't supposed to, you can bet she will. Donate today. Trump 2016

drendebe10's picture

Wishful thinking. The "election" has already been decided. The fix is in ....

 Too bad the first black & female presidents are two of the most despicable human turds on the face of the earth.

Dirtnapper's picture

People still use Twitter?

 

Tall Tom's picture

 

 

 

 

Is Donald Trump a member of "We the people"? He uses it...UNTIL THEY SHADOW CENSOR HIM.