Twitter Censoring Popular #GaysForTrump Hashtag?
A GIF posted by Twitter user @PunishedSage has revealed that the Twitter hashtag does not appear in the site’s suggested searches. When you type “#GaysFor” or even “#GaysForTr” into the site’s search function, the hashtags does not appear as a recommendation, despite its popularity in the wake of the Orlando shootings.
However, less popular hashtags like #LGBTQHatesTrumpParty remain uncensored on Twitter. According to statistics by Keyhole.co, which provides social media analytics, #GaysForTrump has been posted more than seven times as often as #LGBTQHatesTrumpParty, and has had more than twice as many user impressions.