Previously unofficial, the idea of limiting speech was sometimes even denied. Now encapsulated into Twitter’s EULA, this practice can just continue along and Twitter can say “we do what we want”. In some countries, press is run by the dictator, and opponents are “disappeared”… here it’s celebrated as free enterprise. Shameful.

Shadow-banning is a controversial practice of banning a user’s content in such a way that it’s difficult or impossible for others on a social media platform to discover it – while the user is unaware that this is happening.