Cyrillic is an ancient script dating back more than 1,000 years with the earliest form of the alphabet emerging in Bulgaria in the 9th Century.
But some Bulgarians have found their Twitter accounts suspended and tweets hidden because they are thought to be the work of Russian bots, as Russian also uses the Cyrillic alphabet.
Bulgarian blogger Ilia Temelkov tweeted, in Cyrillic: “Hey Twitter, the Cyrillic alphabet is used by 12 countries in addition to Russia. Can you get serious? Can you, Twitter?”
Temelkov points out he is not a bot and asked Twitter not to shadow ban him (meaning to hide his …read more