You may have seen an annoying trend where you come across the same tweet from different users as you scroll down your timeline. Twitter has revealed there has been an increase in “copypasta” and has revealed plans to crack down on users found to be doing this.
Here is an example of the said scenario;
We’ve seen an increase in ‘copypasta,’ an attempt by many accounts to copy, paste, and Tweet the same phrase. 🍝🔁
When we see this behavior, we may limit the visibility of the Tweets. https://t.co/OCVudJPXPm
— Twitter Comms (@TwitterComms) August 27, 2020
The trend which is most commonly used by users with many followers involves the plagiarism of content from smaller accounts.
Twitter will henceforth ensure that copypasta tweets are seen by as few people as possible.