Twitter Shadowban: Does it Actually Exists?

What is a Twitter Shadowban?

Twitter shadowban is when as a Twitter user you can post tweets, read your tweets, but others don’t see your account or your tweets. Basically, your content is undiscoverable to others while everything seems normal to you. Sometimes, only a fragment of your data is not seen by others, for example, your replies on a particular tweet or certain conversation threads. A few times your profile is not shown when anyone is searching up for your Twitter account. So, a Twitter shadowban is any part of your Twitter account not being seen to some or all of other Twitter users.

How to Check if you’re Shadowbanned on Twitter:

If you feel that you’re shadowbanned by Twitter as you do not get the same engagement on your posts as before then the simplest thing would be to check from someone else’s account and see if your content is seen.

How to not be Shadowbanned by Twitter:

Twitter, when it says it doesn’t shadowban, also has a but, where they do say, that they do down rank bad-faith actors.

Last Words:

As Twitter bots are responsible for how Twitter is been managed, there could be a chance that sometimes people who are doing everything by the books are also shadowbanned by Twitter.



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