December 8, 2022
Confirmation of what we had already assumed. Shadow banning and how they labelled the accounts. What is concerning and revealed is how the high profile accounts of Conservatives were attacked. Libs of TikTok, Charlie Kirk and Dan Bongino are the two big twitter accounts they purposely suppressed.
Updated version with comments
Joe Rogan spoke with the old Twitter staff before the reigns were turned over to Elon Musk, below is the link to that podcast.
Matt @mtaibbi will be dumping the next #TwitterFile
PART ONE AND PART TWO of the #TwitterFiles
United States House Committee on Energy and Commerce
Testimony of Jack Dorsey Chief Executive Officer Twitter, Inc.
September 5, 2018
Chairman Walden, Ranking Member Pallone, and Members of the Committee:
Thank you for the opportunity to appear before the Committee today so I may speak to you and the American people.
Twitter’s purpose is to serve the public conversation. We are an American company that serves our global audience by focusing on the people who use our service, and we put them first in every step we take. Twitter is used as a global town square, where people from around the world come together in an open and free exchange of ideas. We must be a trusted and healthy place that supports free and open discussion.
Twitter has publicly committed to improving the collective health, openness, and civility of public conversation on our platform. Twitter’s health is measured by how we help encourage more healthy debate, conversations, and critical thinking. Conversely, abuse, malicious automation, and manipulation detracts from the health of our platform. We are committed to hold ourselves publicly accountable towards progress of our health initiative.
Today, I hope my testimony before the Committee will demonstrate the challenges that we are tackling as a global platform. Twitter is approaching these challenges with a simple question: How do we earn more trust from the people using our service? We know the way earn more trust around how we make decisions on our platform is to be as transparent as possible. We want to communicate how our platform works in a clear and straightforward way.
There are other guiding objectives we consider to be core to our company. We must ensure that all voices can be heard. We must continue to make improvements to our service so that everyone feels safe participating in the public conversation – whether they are speaking or simply listening. And we must ensure that people can trust in the credibility of the conversation and its participants.
🚩”We do not shadowban”
Let me be clear about one important and foundational fact: Twitter does not use political ideology to make any decisions, whether related to ranking content on our service or how we enforce our rules. We believe strongly in being impartial, and we strive to enforce our rules impartially. We do not shadowban anyone based on political ideology. In fact, from a simple business perspective and to serve the public conversation, Twitter is incentivized to keep all voices on the platform.