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"People seem to think that Twitter is important. It's just people's opinions, and opinions are like arseholes: everyone has one!"

James Blunt, British singer/songwriter


Twitter
Twitter-logo-final.png
"Express Yourself!"
Type of site: News, social networking service
Language: Multilingual
Created by: Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams
Date of launch: July 15, 2006
Status: Active


Twitter is a San Francisco based online news and social networking site where registered users post and interact with messages known as "tweets."

Twitter was founded on March 21, 2006, by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams.

Why It's Rotten

  1. Being one of the largest social websites on the planet, the user base of Twitter can only be described as a mixed bag. While there are peaceful and reasonable people, there are also a variety of really nasty and scummy people, including toxic fanbases, arrogant millennials, porn-tards, insane vegans, kink shamers, trolls, SJWs and alt-righters using "anti-SJW" to justify their bigotry. There are also extremist feminists, Anitwitter, BLM thugs (who also call the NRA "a terrorist organization"), and many others. Even recruitment accounts for ISIS!
    • There are also some accounts involving child pornography. No kidding, there are some accounts with minors that do that, which is ILLEGAL. Zaush is a good example of this. He also made tons of bad things in real life.
      • Nora The Wolf is another good example, as he is a 24-year-old man that pretends to be a 16-year-old girl, was once friends with Cristali, and has blackmailed people, including Cristali victims like Peachycubs. He is still on the loose on Twitter and is a very dangerous individual to be around. He was arrested in January 2020.
  2. A former problem with Twitter is its character limit: it used to be 140 but has now doubled (except for Chinese, Japanese and Korean). Unless you make multiple tweets or use sites like TwitLonger, this can limit your methods of expression.
  3. Like most other social media, some parts of Twitter's content is rubbish. According to research carried out by Pear Analytics in 2009, observing 2,000 tweets, up to 40% of the tweets consist of "pointless babble."
  4. They are one of the sites that can shadowban regardless of who tells you otherwise. Unlike most shadowbans, it does not directly make its victim's tweets invisible but makes them invisible anywhere other than their profile.
  5. Another issue is biased moderation, as sometimes controversial topics can get you banned for "hate speech," whereas actual hate speech, death threats, and other bad things face no consequences. Examples:
    • A notable example was when Milo Yiannopoulos criticized Ghostbusters (2016)AMW regarding how Leslie Jones' character is a stereotypical black woman and a racist character, he got banned for "racism," as predictable as it is.
    • Twitter also saw it fit to ban a gun-rights activist just for posting a photo of her holding dual pistols, while completely ignoring other users sending her death threats.
    • Recently Twitter has finally admitted that they were shadowbanning users who support Donald Trump.
    • Another example is when Candace Owens changed all mentioning of "white" in one of Sarah Jeong's tweet to "Jewish" to show people just how racist Jeong is, Twitter responded by shutting down Owens' account for 12 hours while leaving Jeong's account untouched.
  6. Twitter is also arguably part of feminism's downfall, which now creates a situation where feminists spend most of their time complaining about extremely petty and unimportant issues while being as obnoxious and hypocritical as they can be. An example of this involves one reviewer having a meltdown on twitter over Dead Or Alive 3.
  7. Like most other social media, Twitter has the side effect of creating a hive mind thinking environment where people base their opinions on those of others.
  8. Lots of troll accounts. One example is a user called Officer Yoda who keep posting SJW things for trolling and insulting everyone who disagree with him.
  9. They have low efficiency in banning spam, harmful, troll accounts.
  10. They unverified people due to having opposing politics.
  11. Because of their constant censorship spree, Twitter is facing several lawsuits.
  12. They banned one user for reporting several pedophile rings on their site.
  13. Accounts such as this one and this one are completely extreme SJWs. All they are doing is posting low quality tweets and retweeting from other SJWs. And Twitter never done anything to them.
  14. Fans use it to send authors they dislike death threats and mean messages. Rarely do these fans get punished? One time they harassed porn actress August Ames to the point where she committed suicide.
  15. NSFW art of your favorite shows, anime, video games, etc. can easily be found via tags for them, even if that's not what you are looking for.
  16. They also suspended many users for vague reasons, notably Pyrocynical, IHE, and NFKRZ.
  17. They suspended Etika's account only two months after he committed suicide.
  18. Their new layout is bad.
  19. Twitter admits that posts will be hidden if the right accounts block you, along with following the wrong accounts.
  20. Annoying hashtag games to the point none of them make any sense whatsoever.
  21. The screen name "Elon Musk" will be locked by Twitter.
  22. They suspended Republican Austin Petersen for using recommended content. On their platform.
  23. They suspend pro-patriotism, Christian, and gun-related accounts.
  24. They ignored Peter Fonda's death threat tweets.
  25. They forced two-factor authentication onto every new account.
  26. Twitter is a breeding ground for whiny soccer moms, whether they are SJWs who constantly demand political correctness in their entertainment (regardless of whether they consume it) or religious nut-jobs who freak out over LGBT representation in kids' media.
  27. In August of 2018, they purged the followers of many innocent users.
  28. They made the mistake of crediting Ninja Theory, the developers of DMC: Devil May Cry, as the developers of Devil May Cry 5 even though the original team makes it.
  29. Twitter seems to allow misandrists to get away with their extreme hate for men, while misogynists get their accounts suspended very quickly.
  30. There's also fake accounts of famous people, despite not having Twitter accounts anymore, GoodOldJohnnie is an example of a fake account was not made by John Kricfalusi, but instead by a troll user.
  31. They are considering removing the Like button soon to "incentivize healthy conversation."
  32. The users there make up lies, such as that VeggieTales and A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving are racist (VeggieTales has no mentions of race, while Charles Schultz fought tooth-and-nail to get Franklin into the strips), the song "Baby, It's Cold Outside" promotes rape (it's just a song about a man not wanting a woman to go home because the weather is cold and a trip home would be difficult), that Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer promotes bullying (in actuality, the bullying of Rudolph in the special is portrayed in a negative light, and it also has a positive moral of embracing your special qualities) just to fit their SJW agenda. Robyn Byrd (one of the victims who accused John Kricfalusi of sexual misconduct) lied about Ren & Stimpy being the show John used to lure kids if the show wasn't for kids. Also, she lied about the John K. threats sent to her, in truth JimmySpumko is not the John K. account on Twitter and was from a troll (most possibly from an infamous YouTube (post-2013)r, called Geoffrey Was Here), John's old Twitter account was JohnKricfalusi1.
    • In October 2019, they claimed that SpongeBob SquarePants was racist. It isn't; the characters don't even have racist views nor ethnicities. It also doesn't promote violence against indigenous people at all.
    • Speaking of Robyn Byrd, she posted some stupid things on her Twitter account, she called John Kricfalusi fans as trolls, which is insulting and horrifying. She gave a nonsense response to LSuperSonicQ (known for making Lost Media videos on YouTube), who he accepted John's apology on Facebook. Also, she gave a stupid message to Nickelodeon Animation Studio on Instagram, just because they're liking John K. posts and gave a nonsense response to Maria Júlia when Maria exposed Robyn, due of her comment on Cartoon Brew in the article of John's apology. At the end of the comment, she called John K. a manipulator, also Maria threatened Robyn to hack her account. Still, luckily, Maria didn't do this. As a result, Maria received many hateful comments from Robyn's supporters until Maria deleted the post, and also she was blocked by Robyn. Still, Maria blocked Robyn to avoid more problems with her.
  33. Following Tumblr's infamous purge of adult content, many users from that site have escaped to Twitter, where they promote the idea that pedophilia is a sexuality and other bad things.
  34. They allow zoophiles on the site since some furries from the dark side of the furry fandom who are into zoophilia made hashtags like "#zoosexual," "#zeta," "#zoopride" and "#zoophilia" who also try to make zoophilia a sexuality, just like how MAPs/pedos try to make pedophilia a sexuality. Yet Twitter does nothing about that.
    • A zoophile named marshallfox posted pictures of him having sex with his dog. Thankfully his account got suspended.
    • It's also very easy to know if someone is a zoophile if they have the zeta symbol "ζ" in their username.
  35. The K-Pop Stans. They worship their favorite K-Pop groups and treat them as if they were religion and are everywhere on Twitter. They have nonsense vocabulary and use words like "Sis, this wig is so skinny you snapped the tea and I oop sksksksk PERIODT," bully people, disrespect deaths, and are social justice warriors. A bad example of this is: "Maybe if you stanned Loona, then (insert deceased person here) wouldn't have died." These replies even happened on the arsonist attack on Kyoto Animation's first studio way back in July, meaning that they have no empathy or sympathy for the deceased animators.
    • They spam fan-cams of their favorite idols, especially when arguing with other people, showing that they lack a valid argument and like to make others mad.
  36. The infamous "#BringBackNationalDex" movement. It's a long story.
  37. Cancel Culture everywhere, even on official media with some stuff without a point.
  38. Besides the annoying hashtags that trend. There's also an annoying trend where self-promotion goes on when a tweet goes viral from the user.
  39. They are also defending corrupt journalists by restricting the reply button to prevent "Rationing," which means more replies then retweets or likes.
  40. The Tumblr migrants have created the idiotic concept of "bisexual lesbians" and "pansexual lesbians," and calls anyone who doesn't think they exist (AKA anyone with a brain) a BLERF/PLERF (Bisexual Lesbian Exclusionary Radical Feminist). First of all, bisexuals and pansexuals cannot be lesbian. Sure, they can have female preferences, but they are not lesbian. Second of all, what does radical feminism even have to do with lesbians, bisexuals, and pansexuals?
  41. You can't edit your posts.
  42. Many Obsessive Anti-SJWs such as Moral Guardians and Bible Thumpers also infest the site as well, as they shove their religious views down other people's throats and are very unnecessarily aggressive towards people that are part of the LGBT community.
  43. Twitter is testing out a feature called "Fleets," which despite what the site puts them out to be, work the same way as every other story features on other social network sites.
    • Twitter is also testing out a feature where when you swear in a tweet, you get a warning telling you to revise it. Proof.
  44. They support pedophilia. We're not joking.
  45. The Fandom Police. They attack people for doing, liking, drawing, or writing something that they see as problematic to them and would label them of supporting real-life pedophilia, incest, rape, etc. They're so bad that there's even an account dedicate to mocking them.

Redeeming Qualities

  1. All of their problems can also be said about many other social websites.
  2. There are still many decent tweets and interesting content on Twitter.
  3. It offers you a chance of being close to the people you admire or appreciate.
  4. Like DeviantArt and Tumblr, there is a high chance that you may see good people there.
  5. Nice celebrities interact with their fans there. Occasionally.
  6. The new layout allows you to be signed in to multiple accounts at the same time and simply switch between accounts, which you couldn't do in the old layout.
  7. Because of political advertising becoming so rampant and the amount of toxicity cancel culture has created, they have discontinued political advertising entirely on the site.
  8. Miraheze Administrator and little known YouTuber Glitchmaster, says that Twitter has "effectively boosted my personality, with only a bit of drama in between." It also led to him making funny edits to entertain himself from being depressed after the death of his relatives four years prior. As of now, his account that he has from three years ago has been suspended due to inactivity.

See Also

Gallery

Note: Due to the gallery clogging the page because of its large size, only a few examples will be displayed here. To see the full gallery, see Twitter/Gallery.

References

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