Twitter Users Fear Saying “OK Boomer” Could be Banned Under New Rules
Twitter users fear the insult “OK boomer” could be banned after the social media giant introduced new rules that banned “dehumanizing speech” against “protected groups,” which has now been extended to include age.
The new rules forbid “dehumanizing speech based on age, disability and disease, suggesting that insults about fat people could also result in suspensions and bans.
Users responded to Twitter’s announcement by expressing concerns “OK boomer” when used as an insult could be characterized as “hate speech.”
“OK boomer” is normally used against conservatives and opponents of socialism to frame their opinions as outdated.
so i can’t