Caitlyn Jenner stated she was “shadow-banned” by Twitter after signing on as a contributor for the Fox Information Channel final month and that she was hopeful Elon Musk would take over the corporate.
“I joined Fox Information and guess what occurred,” Jenner, who was often known as former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner earlier than transitioning to a feminine in 2015, told the network Thursday.
“I obtained shadow-banned on Twitter. My engagements went down dramatically, and I used to be completely shocked.”
Shadow banning refers to allegations when Twitter units its algorithms to not serve up a consumer’s tweets as typically or as prominently as earlier than, versus yanking somebody off the system altogether. Some have accused Twitter of instituting “shadow bans” of controversial figures. It’s not clear if Jenner was truly shadow-banned; The Put up has contacted Twitter looking for remark.
Nonetheless, Twitter has been accused of censoring right-leaning voices and de-platforming distinguished conservatives, resembling former President Donald Trump and others, by both hiding or deleting tweets or by kicking individuals off the platform altogether, as within the case of Trump.
Jenner, the previous actuality tv star who appeared on the long-running E! hit present “Retaining Up With The Kardashians,” advised Fox Information that she “100%” backs Musk in his efforts to take over Twitter.
“I like Elon Musk, I agree with him 100%,” she advised FNC. “I like Twitter … I joined in 2015 and broke the world document … quickest ever to 1 million followers. I did it in 4 hours and a pair of minutes. I’ve used Twitter for years, and revel in utilizing it.”
However after Jenner signed with FNC, she says, her Twitter attain decreased.
“My attain is far much less right this moment,” she stated.
“I hope Elon Musk is available in right here and adjustments this. As a result of these woke corporations are not going to outlive — I don’t suppose — sooner or later.”
Jenner stated her expertise reveals that tech giants like Twitter are “captive to their workers, these woke workers on this woke motion we now have on the market.”
“There may be this woke mentality with their workers, as a substitute of doing what’s proper for the firm, they’re doing what they suppose is correct for society and proper for his or her workers,” she claimed.
“And it’s killing these corporations.”
Final yr, Jenner mounted an unsuccessful run for California governor — coming in thirteenth place amongst candidates looking for to oust Gavin Newsom in a particular recall election.
Whereas Jenner has turn out to be an activist on behalf of transgender People, she’s been criticized by liberals for embracing GOP positions on hot-button identification points.