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  Old  May 8th, 2018, 9:20am     #1
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Twitter lock after 3 1/2 months
Oh geez I thought this was all history.
Got another lock when doing Sammy's Book Obsession.
Anyone else?

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  Old  May 8th, 2018, 4:07pm     #2
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I'm not locked out...but hinky behavior from twitter. Their is a certain hashtag a company wants me to use 10x a day to enter. I noticed that when I first use it, sorting by ashtag shows the post. Then 5 mins later, the posts are all gone. Twitter is deleting/hiding my posts.

So the post will show in my twitter feed, but NOT in the sort by hashtag. Meaning the sweeps will never see my entries.

NO telling how many posts are hidden in this manner on Twitter.

Why do sweeps ask someone to post the same thing 10 times a day to get entries--given twitter will hide them all.

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  Old  May 9th, 2018, 12:42am     #3
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I'm not locked out...but hinky behavior from twitter. Their is a certain hashtag a company wants me to use 10x a day to enter. I noticed that when I first use it, sorting by ashtag shows the post. Then 5 mins later, the posts are all gone. Twitter is deleting/hiding my posts.

So the post will show in my twitter feed, but NOT in the sort by hashtag. Meaning the sweeps will never see my entries.

NO telling how many posts are hidden in this manner on Twitter.

Why do sweeps ask someone to post the same thing 10 times a day to get entries--given twitter will hide them all.
Tweet and ask them that! Tell them they are getting people locked out for doing it too!

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  Old  May 9th, 2018, 2:29am     #4
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Tweet and ask them that! Tell them they are getting people locked out for doing it too!
Yes let them know!

I emailed the blog where I had the lock out today - of course she felt that her blog had nothing to do with it.
I have seen it too many times now where I had a lock out from a site, tweeted there again the next day another lock.

We all spent so much time trying to figure out what we were doing wrong.

Speaking for myself only I no longer believe it is anything that I do that causes this problem.

I am always well below my tweet limit and do not tweet anything at all offensive.

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  Old  May 9th, 2018, 7:12am     #5
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I'm not locked out...but hinky behavior from twitter. Their is a certain hashtag a company wants me to use 10x a day to enter. I noticed that when I first use it, sorting by ashtag shows the post. Then 5 mins later, the posts are all gone. Twitter is deleting/hiding my posts.

So the post will show in my twitter feed, but NOT in the sort by hashtag. Meaning the sweeps will never see my entries.

NO telling how many posts are hidden in this manner on Twitter.

Why do sweeps ask someone to post the same thing 10 times a day to get entries--given twitter will hide them all.
That's what's known as a shadow ban. I am not sure Twitter will be of help because tweeting a sweep hashtag isn't an organic use of the platform. Sponsors and JAs need to wise up to the changing world of social media. It was a cheap and lazy way to get entrants to do the marketing, it's seemingly hit the end of it's course. At least on Twitter.


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  Old  May 9th, 2018, 10:28pm     #6
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Oh geez I thought this was all history.
Got another lock when doing Sammy's Book Obsession.
Anyone else?

Oh no!!! I hope Twitter doesn't start that again. Just when you think it's safe to venture into the Twitter zone without lockouts.
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  Old  May 9th, 2018, 10:54pm     #7
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Oh no!!! I hope Twitter doesn't start that again. Just when you think it's safe to venture into the Twitter zone without lockouts.
Yes I could hardly believe it!

Today I tried the tweet again - another lock.
So no more.

Last lock before that had been 1 22.

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  Old  May 10th, 2018, 12:27pm     #8
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Tweet and ask them that! Tell them they are getting people locked out for doing it too!
Both Twitter and the company running it are unresponsive or deny it is happening at all...just don't give a f to help me.

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  Old  May 10th, 2018, 12:50pm     #9
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Both Twitter and the company running it are unresponsive or deny it is happening at all...just don't give a f to help me.
Oh gosh this is so true.

I get a lockout - get back in.
All is good for the rest of the day.
Next day I decide to give the site another try - yes another lockout.
That was the only site that was a problem.
The tweet couldn't be more innocent looking.

It has to do with the blog.

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  Old  May 10th, 2018, 12:52pm     #10
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And I do not understand why some can do the lock out tweet and others cannot.

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  Old  May 10th, 2018, 2:29pm     #11
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Oh gosh this is so true.

I get a lockout - get back in.
All is good for the rest of the day.
Next day I decide to give the site another try - yes another lockout.
That was the only site that was a problem.
The tweet couldn't be more innocent looking.

It has to do with the blog.
Its so stupid, I've been on twitter a long time and have over 60,000 tweets. Then to suddenly start doing that winter of 2017. VERY frusrtating.

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  Old  May 10th, 2018, 2:51pm     #12
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Its so stupid, I've been on twitter a long time and have over 60,000 tweets. Then to suddenly start doing that winter of 2017. VERY frusrtating.
Yes that is about the time it started for me also.
I had a mega problem with it.

I am going to trust it is just that one site for me and avoid it.

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  Old  May 24th, 2018, 9:41am     #13
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Just happened to me for the first time in several months. The last tweet before the lockout was from HandcraftedReviews. Never had a problem with them before so I don't know what caused it and it wasn't because I was doing too many tweets from blogs as there was 40 minutes between that one and the one prior to it.



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  Old  May 24th, 2018, 5:38pm     #14
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I too have been good for a couple months until yesterday when I was banned to Twitter jail and have yet to be released. They are so messed up.

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  Old  May 24th, 2018, 7:27pm     #15
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Just happened to me for the first time in several months. The last tweet before the lockout was from HandcraftedReviews. Never had a problem with them before so I don't know what caused it and it wasn't because I was doing too many tweets from blogs as there was 40 minutes between that one and the one prior to it.
Thanks for keeping up posted.
I will want to see if I did that tweet today yet.

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