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Twitter blocked me

Well, I’m honored. Also, it’s night time, so everything’s pink.

AI will replace us all.

[Note also that this tweet is from Feb. 15. It is now April 20. Good job, Twitter.]

[Update, 22 Apr 2018: Aww. Twitter gave my appeal a careful 2.5 seconds of consideration and came back with this:


We’re writing to let you know that your account features will remain locked or limited for the allotted time due to violations of the Twitter Rules, specifically our hateful conduct policy.

We do not allow people to promote violence against or directly attack or threaten other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or disease.

Please note that continued abusive behavior may lead to the suspension of your account. To avoid having your account suspended, please only post content that abides by the Twitter Rules: https://twitter.com/rules#hateful-conduct.

You can learn more about our policy against hateful conduct here: https://help.twitter.com/rules-and-policies/hateful-conduct-policy.



Ok, then.]

[Oh, one more thing: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/mass-shootings-are-a-bad-way-to-understand-gun-violence/]

[Ok, two more things: https://www.propublica.org/article/how-the-gun-control-debate-ignores-black-lives]