Twitter Bans 7,000 Pro-Trump Accounts, Limits 150K More

Scott Olson / Getty Images
Like
Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry
2

Twitter announced Tuesday that it has begun taking sweeping actions to limit the reach of QAnon content, banning many of the conspiracy theory’s followers because of problems with harassment and misinformation.


Sponsor

7 Drink Recipes That KILL Inflammation

Try these amazingly simple recipes that help fight inflammation in your body...

>> GET RECIPE BOOK FREE <<


Twitter will stop recommending accounts and content related to QAnon, including material in email and follow recommendations, and it will take steps to limit circulation of content in features like trends and search. The action will affect about 150,000 accounts, said a spokesperson, who asked to remain unnamed because of concerns about the targeted harassment of social media employees.

The Twitter spokesperson also said the company had taken down more than 7,000 QAnon accounts in the last couple weeks for breaking its rules against platform manipulation, spam or ban evasion.

Read more at nbcnews.com

What Are Your Thoughts?

comments

Chuck comes from a lineage of journalism. He has written for some of the webs most popular news sites. He enjoys spending time outdoors, bull riding, and collecting old vinyl records. Roll Tide!

Related posts