Are Transphobes Gaming Twitter’s Moderation Algorithm?

Is it because of the typo? Or because of the content of the screenshot? Or just faulty AI?

So what happened this time?

A GC man called a non-binary person who follows me an “aids ridden queer”, and they messaged me distressed about it. So I decided to “quote tweet” his tweet, which is where you show all your followers what they said and get a chance to comment on it, and I asked people to report him. A GC woman didn’t like me doing this and tried to do the standard reactionary “you silence everyone you don’t like” dance. She asked me “Is that how it works… he hurt my feelings.. everyone report .. children” to which I just responded “yeah” sarcastically. A second GC woman then cropped that bit out of context and tried to make me look bad whilst hiding from her followers the homophobic abuse that this was about.

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Who is really doing the silencing?

I personally don’t think this is solely Twitter’s algorithm glitching out three times in a row, I think that people are gaming the system and targeting LGBT people to get them suspended for standing up to the hate they receive. I think there are two important points here:

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Katy Montgomerie

Katy Montgomerie

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Katy is a feminist, LGBT rights advocate, atheist, metalhead, insect enthusiast and trans woman