Shadow Banning Explained

An article written by Lee Sonogan

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With a title with shadow in it it has many other names and with a quick google search can become explained with is the act of blocking or partially blocking a user or their content from an online community. So that it will not be readily apparent to the user that they have been banned. Social media companies in recent news have been implementing such controls under your nose then this type of change has been happening since the mid-eighties. Question this if you will, have you ever automatically became unsubscribed from a personality or particular show? or is your echo chamber politically correct to the modern establishment?

Personally, on YouTube I have experienced such a phenomenon but what do you expect from the history of such an online presence. There needs to be an open system tracking all these limitations for the public opinion to be transparent. It makes you think what other algorithms are growing since the development of adblocker affecting content creator of all sizes and specific servers people totally rely upon one. Even search engines that I get my most views from transforming by other competitive motives. Is it legal?

Overall the companies at Silicon Valley hold the power to do whatever they want although how much of their stuff is widely peer-reviewed? I won’t go into conspiracy theories, on the other hand, does protection such as VPN really enough against a hacker with nothing to lose? Technology in this is only going to evolve for justification of digital tribalism presenting the all or nothing argument. There is a matter of freedom of speech in checks and balances which are good but equally bad at the same time to consider.

There is an open letter to here to become made for the sake of others. The independent nature is the future of a lot of media and this concept is holding it back. Terms in what is incitement or hard is a slippery slope and I need more data to form a greater case/cause. Nonetheless, overall moderation of intellectual property is a discussion worthy of reform. To then taught about the self surfing the net is reinforcing all software to you benefit where it was designed from.

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