The Brief: *Whispers* on Twitter is used to preface controversial statements, bizarre reveals, cringey moments, or shameless plugs.
Whispers written in-between asterisks on Twitter is meant to represent someone actually whispering in real life. It is indicative of someone who wants to quietly speak their truth or voice a concern that could be considered controversial.
Twitter users may also use it to preface bizarre reveals, cringey moments, or shameless plugs.
*whispers* it's kinda absurd that this is something anyone would have to fight for. every owner should be asked why he hadn't already volunteered to do this. https://t.co/jFXHpoUD6J
— bomani (@bomani_jones) August 28, 2020
*whispers* I’m on IG… @/thejesslyfe pic.twitter.com/Diahjis222
— Jess 🌻 (@TheJessLyfe) August 28, 2020