We are currently locked out of the Davidstow.info Twitter account. It seems as though one of Twitter’s illustrious algorithms has taken exception to a video I first uploaded yesterday evening.
Here it is on YouTube, with an added bonus music track:
This was the notification we received via our now “locked” Twitter account:
I didn’t delete the Tweet, because it didn’t violate any of “the Rules“!
Twitter also notified me that the account was locked via email. After the account was eventually unlocked I replied asking Twitter Support to provide an explanation for the inexplicable behaviour of their automated rule violation detection system:
Re: Case# 0288115441: Your account is suspended or locked [ ref:_00DA0K0A8._5004w2VeUf9:ref ]
Good morning (UTC),
Please can you explain what alleged “violations of the Twitter Rules” caused the problem in the first place? We have no desire to innocently post another wholly harmless video of the local landscape which nonetheless seems to fall foul of some “rule” that isn’t amongst the list on your web site!
Your initial notification wasn’t very helpful, to say the least:
Specifically for what?
Watch this space!
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Our Twitter account has belatedly been unlocked. However no explanation has been forthcoming as yet:
A quick test of Twitter’s aberrant algo: