Twitter changes guidelines following Post censorship controversy

Twitter changes guidelines following Post censorship controversy


Twitter has changed its “Hacked Materials Policy” in the wake of the social media giant’s controversial decision to block an exclusive report by The Post on Hunter Biden’s emails, the company said Thursday.

Twitter will no longer remove allegedly “hacked” content unless it is shared by hackers themselves or by accomplices and will label questionable tweets rather than blocking them from being shared, Vijaya Gadde, Twitter’s Legal, Policy and Trust & Safety leaders posted online.

“Over the last 24 hours, we’ve received significant feedback (from critical to supportive) about how we enforced our Hacked Materials Policy yesterday,” Gadde tweeted. “After reflecting on this feedback, we have decided to make changes to the policy and how we enforce it.”

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“All other Twitter Rules will still apply to the posting of or linking to hacked materials, such as our rules against posting private information, synthetic and manipulated media, and non-consensual activity,” she said in another post.

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