shadow ban

or shad·ow·ban

[ shad-oh ban ]

nounDigital Technology.
  1. the suppressing from public view of a social media post or posts by platform moderators, without notifying the user who published the content, usually in response to a violation of the platform’s terms of service.

Origin of shadow ban

First recorded in 2015–20

Other words from shadow ban

  • shad·ow-ban, shad·ow ban, shad·ow·ban, verb (used with object)

Words Nearby shadow ban Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023