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JUNE 2021

Twitter Begins “Soft Censorship” Campaign Against Russian And Chinese Outlets

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In a new wave of soft censorship, Twitter began flagging media accounts as affiliated to specific governments.

This, however, only relates to specific media – that originating in China and Russia.

Specifically, there was a need to say that an outlet named “Russia Today” is Russian-affiliated media, as it if it wasn’t obviously.

The same goes for Sputnik, and it was never a secret that they’re both Russian-state sponsored media.

Twitter Begins "Soft Censorship" Campaign Against Russian And Chinese Outlets

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Twitter also made sure that every single post will remind any would-be readers that this is Russian-state affiliated media, since it is stuck to it.

The same goes for Chinese outlets.

Twitter Begins "Soft Censorship" Campaign Against Russian And Chinese Outlets

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Somehow, Iranian and Venezuelan outlets appear to have avoided this treatment as of August 7th, 2020.

Twitter Begins "Soft Censorship" Campaign Against Russian And Chinese Outlets

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Additionally, other outlets that aren’t flagged as state-sponsored are: Radio Free Liberty, Voice of America, any other US and UK state-sponsored media.

Twitter Begins "Soft Censorship" Campaign Against Russian And Chinese Outlets

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Twitter Begins "Soft Censorship" Campaign Against Russian And Chinese Outlets

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“When it comes to conversations with government and state-affiliated media accounts on Twitter, we’re helping to make the experience more transparent.

We’ll now use two distinct profile labels for these types of accounts, so you can easily identify them and their Tweets,” Twitter’s official statement said.

Furthermore, state media can’t advertise on Twitter.

“For clarity: we don’t let state-affiliated media accounts advertise on Twitter. We’ll also no longer include them or their Tweets in recommendations, as we continue to support a free and independent press”

Currently, labels appear on relevant Twitter accounts from the five countries that comprise the permanent membership of the UN Security Council (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States) that are:

  • Government accounts heavily engaged in geopolitics and diplomacy
  • State-affiliated media entities
  • Individuals, such as editors or high-profile journalists, associated with state-affiliated media entities

Somehow, however, AFP, BBC, VOA, Radio Free Liberty and so on appear to not be tagged, despite fulfilling all 3 of the above conditions.

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Zionism = EVIL

The stupid Jews cunt have lost control of the narrative of lies and are in desperation mode. The world now gets more independent factual news, not MSM Zionist arseholes and Americunt deadbeat liars baloney. They are using the Zionist template of police state and censorship, only result more resistance. China, Russia, Iran and all self-respecting nations need to develop their own internet and media platforms. FUCK these morons!

johnny rotten

These so-called social media were built for this very purpose, deception and censorship, in their genesis the protagonists were the alphabet agencies, the money was that of the usual suspects, while the owners are mere figureheads.

Антон С

deception and censorship

And to control people. State services of the US (border guards, FBI) can ask you to show your pages in social networks. If they dislike what they see, you can have troubles.

HiaNd

true that…
I think they already do that before issuing you a U.S. visa, they verify your social networks history more than anything else.
It just shows us how the world will function globally soon.

Антон С

Checking of social networks is part of so called social rating in China. Now it is under testing in few provinces. People with low rating will have less rights: can’t be elected or appointed to state office, van’t by tickets to plane and high-speed railroad. Could be a great tool against liberals, neo-nazi, sectarians, psychos etc, but in wrong hands could be used for oppression ordinary people.

HiaNd

I know about that also….Western media took care to point finger at Chinese while in the West the same thing is happening just in more sneaky way.
At least China don’t have to be hypocrites with double standards like Western “democracies”…
I personally have no doubt that China will use it against not only dissidents but literally everybody including “ordinary people”
It will go globally surveillance first stealth and discrete than public, some countries more other less, but everybody will do that.

Charles Homer

As shown in this article, the World Health Organization has hired a public relations firm to burnish its tarnished reputation:

https://viableopposition.blogspot.com/2020/08/the-world-health-organization.html

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are being fed an even more constant stream of propaganda.

Tommy Jensen

Saudi did the same thing, Saatchi was hired with 0 result.

AM Hants

Why do people bother with Twitter? Irony, is when you look at how much the US and UK spend on State Media, compared to Russia.

Tommy Jensen

Radio Free Liberty is not tagged because its about freedom.

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