Kick and Ban

Detail from "Mule Kicking" by Eadward Muybridge, 1887

Yesterday, a Twitter employee made the account of Donald Trump disappear for 11 minutes. Twitter’s reaction showed the world how fucked up the company still remains. The incident and their response was a welcome moment of respite in a very long and strenuous nightmare. Earlier today @realdonaldtrump’s account was inadvertently deactivated due to human error… Continue reading Kick and Ban

Twitter keeps the burden of moderation on users

The Buzzfeed piece about Twitter abuse that makes the rounds since last Thursday proves to be a very interesting read. The way the abuse problem has been left to fester is infuriating. So much so that while reading I took notes. Notes laced with profanity. Here are a few thoughts. Free speech radicalism is an… Continue reading Twitter keeps the burden of moderation on users