Inside the newest version of linguistic subterfuge
A linguistic arms race is raging online – and it isn’t clear who’s winning.
On one side are social networks like Facebook, Instagram and TikTok. These sites have become better and better at identifying and removing language and content that violates their community standards.
Social media users are on the other side, and they’ve come up with coded terminology designed to evade algorithmic detection. These expressions are collectively referred to as “algospeak.”
Link to article: What is 'algospeak'? Inside the newest version of linguistic subterfuge (theconversation.com)