Artist graffiti-bombs Twitter’s office with hateful tweets it refused to delete


Like most of us on Twitter, Berlin-based Israeli artist Shahak Shapira had seen his fair share of racist, homophobic and generally hateful tweets on the platform. But instead of merely scrolling past them, he reported more than 300 such tweets for abuse over a span of half a year. He says that Twitter responded to just nine of them (and no, they weren’t removed). Fed up with the company’s apathetic attitude, he decided that if he was going to be forced to see those tweets, then Twitter should have to see them too. So, armed with stencils and chalk, Shapira…

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