Twitter begins to censor left-wing users in Spain

The allegations that Twitter already censors politically inconvenient users arrive in Spain, although it is something that in the US had already been denounced. According to American newspapers, Twitter has a white list of accounts to favor and a blacklist. Former Twitter engineer Abhinav Vadrevu confirmed practices such as shadowbanning…

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Bots on Twitter, the musical

Last weekend, the NYT published a great analysis about the fake Twitter account market (…) So I started thinking if there would be any easy way to replicate that kind of graph using Python or R, or both. Indeed, it is not very complicated (and here is the code for…

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The impudence of Albert Rivera

Rivera writes on Twitter: “[…] In honor of the victims of the holocaust […]”. Antonio Maestre responds with a thread in the same medium: “Today the Auschwitz liberation is commemorated, if it is necessary to put a flag, it is the Soviet flag, but that is the least of it.”…

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USA: The Library of Congress is tired of saving your tweets

In 2010, the Library of Congress of the United States signed one of the worst agreements in its history. The company Twitter would provide daily each and every one of the tweets that were written in the world. As if that were not enough, the technology company made a pack…

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