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Now no 'Copypasta'; Twitter takes steps to control duplicate content

Twitter has decided to hide such tweet which will be copy-paste i.e. if you are copying and pasting someone's tweet or if many people are tweeting the same tweet, then the tweet will automatically hide from the timeline.

Yogita S.

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Published on 29 Aug 2020 11:00 AM GMT

Now no Copypasta; Twitter takes steps to control duplicate content
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The micro blogging site Twitter has taken a big decision, adding to the woes of the IT cell working for all the party and powers.

Twitter has decided to hide such tweet which will be copy-paste i.e. if you are copying and pasting someone's tweet or if many people are tweeting the same tweet, then the tweet will automatically hide from the timeline.

https://twitter.com/TwitterComms/status/1298810494648688641?s=20

Twitter has given its information by tweeting and has also explained it. Twitter has said that the number of copy-paste 'copypasta' tweets on its platform has increased drastically in the last few years.

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No Copy Paste Now: Twitter

Many people are copying and tweeting the same tweet. In such a situation, we have decided to reduce the visibility of such tweets. Twitter has also included copypasta tweets in its new policy. Explain that copypasta is used for duplicate content in the online world.

Twitter has also released a feature in the mobile app, where you can turn off the option of copying your tweet. At the same time, the company has also recently released the Retweet with quote feature.

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Copypasta tweets are most used for spamming and any campaign. Often you have seen that thousands of accounts are tweeted the same way. This is all for trending and targeting a particular person or organization. It is most commonly used to spread political propaganda.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

Media Graduate, News Editor and PR Enthusiast.

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