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Shadowban

A shadowban is when a user is muted or blocked on a social media platform (or forum) without receiving any official notification about it.

Posts, comments or activities may be hidden or obscured. Accounts may stop showing up in searches or see a drop in engagement because no one (including followers) can see the account’s content in their feeds.

Most social media platforms claim that shadowbanning isn’t real, but will admit to downgrading or hiding public posts that violate community guidelines or are deemed inappropriate.

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