Twitter: The perils of Nanny as a business model

From Milo Yiannopolis at Breitbart:

Although Twitter may not be far off from a clean-slate reboot under new ownership, especially in light of its putrid performance in the fourth quarter, I nonetheless thought it would be a worthwhile exercise to determine the top ten changes to Twitter that should happen immediately — ideally with me installed as the company’s new CEO.

My colleague Allum Bokhari has suggested this on Breitbart Tech already, but it bears repeating. Users don’t come to Twitter to agonise over whether their off-the-cuff thoughts are in line with the site’s sprawling and ever-expanding list of rules. They don’t want to spend valuable time mentally debating whether the Tweet they’re about to send will get them banned.

They don’t want to be plagued by the worry that the hours, days, and weeks they’ve put into building up their social media following could be snuffed out in an instant because they misgendered someone or told the wrong joke.

Twitter should of course continue to stop illegal activity on their platform. As we’ve noted before on Breitbart Tech, they could do a lot better job of clamping down on terrorists and terrorist supporters. Other obvious cases of wrongdoing, such as pedophilia, should also be excluded from the platform. More.

Reality check: But Twitter is interested in being politically, not morally, correct. Terror and crime against children are insignificant compared to hurt Identities.

In other words, Twitter wants to be Nanny in 140 characters or less, but is there a market for that?

See also: Satire changes nothing! Nothing! As we learn from the Times of London… If the New York Times has suddenly become “largely readable,” one must ask, to whom? Millions of ex-readers? Are they back now? Then why the new layoffs? Are CNN layoffs reversed?

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