Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts associated with pro-Trump QAnon conspiracy

January 13, 2021 Technology
Twitter announced Mon it has suspended “a lot more than 70,000 accounts” from the QAnon conspiracy theory following a attack on the US Capitol by a good mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters.

“Granted the violent events in Washington, DC, and heightened threat of harm, we began permanently suspending thousands of accounts that were mainly dedicated to sharing QAnon articles on Fri afternoon,” Twitter explained in a blog page post.

“Since Friday, more than 70,000 accounts have been suspended therefore of our efforts, with many cases of a single individual operating different accounts.”


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