Twitter censored the C’est Vrai app after the social media giant made an extortious demand to control tweet content

Twitter censored the C’est Vrai app’s programming privileges after Progress New York refused to allow the social media giant to control tweet content. C’est Vrai is a Web application that provides computer-assisted research services to Progress New York. The tweet content that was the subject of controversy represented public service journalism delivered over social media.

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C'est Vrai is the computer-assisted Web application that forms a cornerstone of the Progress New York news Web site. The use of the C'est Vrai App has been extended to include a new function that shares on the Twitter social media platform heat and water outages self-reported by the New York City Housing Authority. Progress New York

C’est Vrai computer-assisted reporting Web app extended to report NYCHA heat and water outages

Progress New York has added a social media function to the C’est Vrai computer-assisted Web reporting app to report heat, water, and hot water outages at the New York City Housing Authority.

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