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Twitter Temporarily Suspends Tool That Serves as Anonymous Gossip HQ for the Tech Set

(Screencap: Can't Tweet This)

Sometimes Betabeat comes up with some especially caustic zingers or insidery complaints that we know we can’t really tweet, and yet the urge to share them is painfully strong. Enter Can’t Tweet This, a Twitter anonymizer that allows anyone to tweet anonymous missives, aggregated on the handle @canttweetthis_.

Unfortunately, Twitter momentarily suspended @canttweetthis_, but the site account was back up and running not too long after. Bryan Morrissey, the Editor in Chief of Digiday who co-created the account, said on Twitter that the account was suspended for “sending unsolicited @ messages to users.”

“They will not silence Mr. Anonymous for long,” he promised. Read More