How to Unblock “This Tweet May Include Sensitive Content” on Twitter

Twitter sensitive content

Of all the well-known regular social media platforms, Twitter remains the only platform where anyone can post and say anything. While Twitter tries its best to control what people see by displaying “this tweet may include sensitive content” on some tweets, uses still have the freedom to see everything.

In this post, we will show you how to unblock this tweet may include sensitive content on Twitter so you can see whatever tweet comes up on your timeline.

Understanding Sensitive Contents on Twitter

Sensitive content in Twitter’s term refers to violence and nudity. If you are new to Twitter, depending on the people you are following, you may think the platform is a porn website. Anything goes on Twitter; people post adult content and post graphic images involving blood. This is where Twitter tries to block contents such as these.

By default, on Twitter, this feature is turned on. To control or unblock this tweet may include sensitive content, you have to login to Twitter web or use the Android app. The feature can’t be turned off on the iPhone or iPad app.

How to Unblock Sensitive Content on Twitter

  • Login to Twitter on the web.
  • Under the menu, click on “More” as shown below.
More Menu Twitter
  • Click on “Settings and privacy”, then “Privacy and safety”.
Settings and Privacy Twitter

Under this tab, you will see many options. Tick on the one that says “Display media that may contain sensitive content”.

unblock sensitive content on twitter

You’ve successfully unblocked sensitive content on Twitter and you can see any media provided the users has not locked the account.

How to Removed Sensitive Content Warning from Your Own Tweets

If you tweet media containing violence or nudity, Twitter may be preventing your tweet from appearing on people’s timeline. When people see your tweet, it will be shown as the same sensitive content we’ve discussed above.

Just like the unblocking, remove the warning for your tweets can only also be done in the web and Android app. This option is not available on Twitter for iOS.

  • Login to Twitter on the web.
  • Under the menu, click on “More” as shown below.
  • Click on “Settings and privacy”, then “Privacy and safety”.

Under this tab, you will see many options. Untick the one that says “mark media you tweet as containing material that may be sensitive”.

unblock sensitive content on twitter

How to Show Sensitive Content in Twitter Search

Twitter also controls what comes up when you search, it does not want you to see nudity on violent content. If you want to see everything in search, this can be done as well.

  • Login to Twitter on the web.
  • Under the menu, click on “More” as shown below.
  • Click on “Settings and privacy”, then “Privacy and safety”.
  • Scroll down and go to “Search filters”.
Twitter Search filters

Make sure the “hide sensitive content” box is unchecked.

Twitter search - display sensitive content

As much as much Twitter is open to everyone and free, you do not want to abuse the platform. Abusing the platform could result in a potential ban or permanent loss of your account.

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