Why I was suspended from Twitter

Twitter needs to relook and rethink its policies and their application.

A Faded Romantic's Notebook


This picture is the cause

Many of you will know that it is a painting by a well-known Scottish artist named Jack Vettriano.

I have used it as my avi since I joined in 2011.

It was suddenly deemed to be in contravention of Twitter’s policy on nudity and pornography on avatars.

Apart from the fact that censorship is wrong anyway …

Nudity? Really? Pornography? Really?  I mean, really?

I can only assume that those at Twitter who sit in judgement are imbecilic, uncultured, ridiculous philistines. Or that there really is a campaign to remove writers from the site. Either way it shows Twitter is not a place for creative souls,

Will I continue to tweet?

Yes. But only because it is such a great joy to be read by so many dear people who seem to enjoy my untidy jumble of words and thoughts. And because I have a deep appreciation and gratitude for that completely unexpected and…

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About livedinitaly

Love food and traveling. Breaking out of this introvert shell by expressing my thoughts, experiences and feelings.
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