How to See Sensitive Content on Twitter?

by Khadija Anwar
2 minutes
How to see sensitive content on Twitter

Twitter is a very public space, and many organizations don’t want to make sensitive content available. But at the same time, they want to engage with their customers, and Twitter is a great way to do that.

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This help center guide will look at how to see sensitive content on Twitter that may hide otherwise.

Steps to See Sensitive Content on Twitter

Step 1:

Open the Twitter app on your mobile phone and tap your “Profile” icon in the top left.

Tap on profile icon

Step 2:

Tap “Settings & Privacy” right after “Settings and Support.”

Tap on settings and privacy

Step 3:

Tap on “Privacy and Safety.”

Tap on privacy and safety

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Step 4:

Tap on “Content you see.”

Tap on content you see

Step 5:

Switch the button on the right of “Display media that may contain sensitive content.”

switch on

Step 6:

Once you tap the “Switch Button” icon, you can see all sensitive content on Twitter.

switch on

Remember, once you’ve enabled the sensitivity filter, you’ll be able to see content that Twitter would otherwise hide behind a warning message. However, please be aware that this could include graphic or potentially offensive material, so proceed cautiously.


How do you unlock sensitive content on Twitter in 2022?

To unlock sensitive content, tap on privacy & safety > content you see > switch on display media that may contain sensitive content.

Why isn’t my Twitter showing sensitive content?

Ensure you have an authorized Twitter account and are logged into the Twitter app/or on before you reach for sensitive content.

Why does Twitter allow sensitive content?

Twitter wants people to be able to follow what’s happening across the world, including potentially violent and adult content. However, some media types, such as those that gratuitously display hate or racism, are never permitted on the site.

Khadija Anwar

Meet Khadija Anwar, an accomplished tech writer with over 500 published write-ups to her name. Her impressive portfolio can be found on the ContentStudio blog, LinkedIn, and the Fiverr platform.

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