Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 6th Dec 2010 00:24 UTC
Legal I'm (was?) a Twitter user. This past week I found it utterly weird that none of the words #wikileaks, #cablegate, #cables, #Assange were actually "trending". I even tweeted about this 5 days ago. Today, my fears of secret censorship seem to be coming true. It appears that Twitter is censoring all these words, so they don't appear in the (much-used) Twitter "trends" list. Update 1: A Twitter staffer replied to the blog post saying that their trending algorithm doesn't always result to the most popular terms. Update 2: More investigation about what might be going on.
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by Icaria on Mon 6th Dec 2010 07:07 UTC
Icaria
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2010-06-19

Started reading but STOPPED CARING as soon as it devolved into caps and italics abuse.

We're not stupid. Most of this site's readership probably has the reading comprehension and enough of an attention span to read the whole posting, without missing key points just because they're not obnoxiously highlighted, as if the author was having a hysterical fit at the time of writing.

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