Twitter apologises for 'technical issue' that blocked searches for 'bisexual'

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‘Out of date’ list of terms associated with explicit content blamed for blocking of search keyword

Twitter has apologised for blocking the word “bisexual” from search results, saying that it was wrongly included in an “out of date” list of terms associated with explicit content.

The company says the extent of the block was a “technical issue”, which will be fixed in the next day, adding that some terms in particular were “incorrectly included”.

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