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Twitter will now warn you if you are about to post wrongthink 'When things get heated, you may say things you donít mean'
Breitbart.com ^ | 5/6/2020 | Allum Bakhari

Posted on 05/08/2020 6:33:04 AM PDT by rktman

Are you about to post a tweet containing “harmful” language? Don’t worry — Twitter is experimenting with a feature that will warn you ahead of time, so you don’t accidentally infect any users with your wrongthink.

“When things get heated, you may say things you don’t mean,” wrote Twitter’s official support account in a tweet yesterday.

“To let you rethink a reply, we’re running a limited experiment on iOS with a prompt that gives you the option to revise your reply before it’s published if it uses language that could be harmful.”

It’s a bit like “precrime” in the 2002 Tom Cruise film Minority Report. Twitter will notice when you’re about to use a bad word, giving you the chance to avoid a rule violation and save your account from the digital gulag.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: 1a; privatebusiness
Their site, their controls, your choice. Guess reverting to pen and paper is out of the question? :-)
1 posted on 05/08/2020 6:33:04 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

So far have not succumbed to joining the twitter swamp. This is more reason to continue to resist....


2 posted on 05/08/2020 6:37:18 AM PDT by Mopp4
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To: rktman

F___ THAT S___!


3 posted on 05/08/2020 6:39:05 AM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: dfwgator

Twitter warning! Twitter warning!


4 posted on 05/08/2020 6:40:13 AM PDT by glennaro (Dennis Prager: "Until It's Safe" means "Never")
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To: glennaro

“Dfwgator you are fined one credit for violation of the verbal morality statutes!”


5 posted on 05/08/2020 6:41:11 AM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: Mopp4

I uninstalled Twitter. It was bad for my blood pressure and mental well being.


6 posted on 05/08/2020 6:42:36 AM PDT by BBQToadRibs
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To: rktman

Well, rktman, you obviously ignored jimrob’s pre-post thought warning popup and posted this! ;^)


7 posted on 05/08/2020 6:53:27 AM PDT by polymuser (It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and so few by deceit. Noel Coward)
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Gee... how very .... ChiCom... of them...


8 posted on 05/08/2020 6:56:59 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: dfwgator

Here’s what our NWO & internet overlords want (Black Mirror, Nosedive episode, airport clip):

https://youtu.be/YrpK90bHO2U


9 posted on 05/08/2020 6:57:33 AM PDT by polymuser (It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and so few by deceit. Noel Coward)
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To: rktman

NextDoor is already doing that on CCP Virus threads.


10 posted on 05/08/2020 7:02:43 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics)
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To: Mopp4
Neither have I.....however they're saying it's about “giving posters the chance to avoid a rule violation and save their account from the digital gulag”....which is nonsense. It's actually controlling free speech.
11 posted on 05/08/2020 7:03:52 AM PDT by caww
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Neither have I.....however they're saying it's about “giving posters the chance to avoid a rule violation and save their account from the digital gulag”....which is nonsense. It's actually controlling free speech.
12 posted on 05/08/2020 7:03:52 AM PDT by caww
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“Nextdoor” has already been doing that.


13 posted on 05/08/2020 7:05:35 AM PDT by aquila48 (Do not let them make you care! Guilting you is how they control you.)
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To: rktman

A preview before post function. Welcome to the ‘90s.


14 posted on 05/08/2020 7:05:41 AM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: rktman
too much to think
15 posted on 05/08/2020 7:07:20 AM PDT by Bon mots
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That these guys (and facebook and google and youtube...) still get to claim they are not making editorial decisions - and reap the legal protections of being a 'platform' - is unreal to me.

They are literally censoring materials for having the 'wrong' opinion. If that's not editorial publishing I just don't know what is.

16 posted on 05/08/2020 7:09:10 AM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Often wrong, but never in doubt!)
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It's actually controlling free speech.

I'll second that !

17 posted on 05/08/2020 7:16:18 AM PDT by Mopp4
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To: rktman

How about adding a question, “Are you sure you want to post this?”


18 posted on 05/08/2020 7:55:32 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Bring Back Bernie)
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To: rktman

Posting anything on Twitter is wrong think.Thats why I refuse to use it.


19 posted on 05/08/2020 8:23:37 AM PDT by puppypusher ( The world is going to the dogs.)
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