In a series of late afternoon tweets Wednesday, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey announced the social media giant will be banning all paid political ads, minus voter registration campaigns, effective Nov. 22.I've never used Twitter myself, finding it hard to make a cogent political statement in 280 characters. The platform seems to limit itself to cheerleading and snark, rather than reason and logic. I admit that some folks manage to use it effectively, but it's not my platform of choice. I use this platform for politics and use Facebook for snark and keeping up with the grandkids.
But, it's no secret that President Trump is a master-user of Twitter, and it's also no secret that he's been hammering his opponents on Twitter for years.
However, one of the most evergreen Tweets ever is credited to Jim Treacher, who said:
Modern journalism is all about deciding which facts the public shouldn't know because they might reflect badly on Democrats.It appears that Twitter is follwing in that same mold.