Wondering how to see sensitive content on Twitter? We've got you covered!
While posting sensitive content may get you shadowbanned or permanently banned on TikTok, Twitter is much more permissive. Twitter allows sharing graphic violence and consensually produced adult content as long as you mark your account/post as sensitive.
By default, the ability to see sensitive content on Twitter is turned off. However, you can change this setting to allow you to see sensitive content on Twitter. We will walk you through how to turn off sensitive content on Twitter.
How To See Sensitive Content On Twitter
While you have been using Twitter, you may have encountered warnings like, “This media may contain sensitive material,” “This profile may include potentially sensitive content,” or “The following media includes potentially sensitive content.” These are warning messages that need to be acknowledged before sensitive media can be viewed.
By placing sensitive tweets behind a warning message, people who don’t want to see sensitive media can avoid it, or make an informed decision before they choose to view it. This way, you won't see something that you weren't expecting to see.
In order to see sensitive content on Twitter, you need to disable the sensitive content filter first. Follow the steps below to turn off the sensitive content filter on Twitter for Android and iPhone.
How To Turn Off Sensitive Content On Twitter Android
Turning off sensitive content on Twitter on Android is pretty straightforward. All you have to do is:
- On the Twitter app, tap your profile picture at the top-left.
- Tap Settings and privacy and then select Privacy and safety.
- Tap Content you see.
- Enable the toggle for Display media that may contain sensitive content.
From now on, whenever you come across sensitive content on Twitter, just tap show or view to see the content.
How To Turn Off Sensitive Content On Twitter iPhone
Unlike Android, you cannot turn off Twitter sensitive content on iPhone directly from your app. You have to do it via the Twitter website. Here is how:
- Head over to the Twitter website.
- Click on More on the left-pane.
- Select Settings and privacy > Privacy and safety > Content you see.
- Check the box for Display media that may contain sensitive content.
That's it! Tweets with sensitive content are normally hidden from searches and you need to enable them separately if you prefer. To do so, go to Settings and privacy > Privacy and safety > Content you see > Search Settings, and uncheck “Hide Sensitive Content”.
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Twitter Sensitive Content Setting Not Working?
As of late, many people have been having problems with sensitive content settings on Twitter. Seemingly, iPhone users are mostly affected by the Twitter sensitive content settings not working issue. If you are unable to change Twitter sensitive content settings, here is what you need to do.
Try the web
If you are having problems with the app, you should try using the web version. You can follow the instructions in the above section to learn how to turn off sensitive content on Twitter on the web. It is worth mentioning that the Twitter app for iPhone doesn't have the feature to turn off sensitive content. The only option is to change it via the web.
If the above fix doesn't help, reach out to the Twitter support team and ask for assistance. You can either contact them on Twitter via @TwitterSupport or navigate to the Twitter Support web page. Hopefully, they will be able to help you out!