As anyone who reads Twitchy knows, Chelsea Manning communicates in a sort of half-English/half-emoji dialect rivaled in its preciousness only by Cher.
Jim Treacher is a giver, and in a piece in the Daily Caller, he revealed that his attempts to communicate with Manning in her own language got him in hot water — Twitter handed down a 12-hour suspension from tweeting because of this:
— Jim Treacher (@jtLOL) August 19, 2017
Treacher writes that he’s been using the string of emoji for about a month but was just now hit with the 12-hour suspension. “I’m not banned, and my account is still there, but I can’t tweet anything or reply to anybody,” he writes. “They made me delete a couple of tweets with that series of emojis before even granting me the suspension.”
— The Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) September 25, 2017
Like he says, though, Twitter is a private platform (until Valerie Plame raises enough to buy it) and can enforce its own rules. Let that serve as a warning, though, to anyone else out there who tries to get cute.
what exactly is offensive about scissors 2 legumes and a clown?
— Dr. Richard Harambe (@Richard_Harambe) September 25, 2017
I think your pattern of emojis were perfect and precisely told the story of Bradley Manning. 👍
— AmericanInfidel🥓 (@PineappleLvr23) September 25, 2017
Hysterical story, in any event. Thanks for sharing it. 👍
— The Panic (@Gunntwitt) September 25, 2017
— Annabelle Hunt (@Annabel_Hunt) September 25, 2017
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Really!? Chelsea Manning SHOCKED by reason for being denied entry to Canada https://t.co/Ts91VqbK55
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) September 25, 2017