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Twitter suspends accounts skirting Trump ban

Twitter suspends accounts skirting Trump ban

7/5/2021 6:07:00 AM

Twitter suspends accounts skirting Trump ban

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter on Thursday (May 6) confirmed that it had pulled the plug on several accounts trying to skirt its ban on former United ...

Twitter said it permanently suspended Trump's account after the deadly Jan 6 Capitol riot because there was a risk he would further incite violence, following months of tweets disputing Joe Biden's presidential election victory.False and misleading claims about American politics have plummeted, a trend for which Twitter and Facebook are keen to take credit.

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With Trump muted, Biden less engaged on social media, and no election cycle underway, Americans are now living in a different media ecosystem.Advertisement"The single most important thing was de-platforming Donald Trump," said Russell Muirhead, a Dartmouth University professor and co-author of A Lot of People Are Saying, a book whose title plays on one of Trump's most popular sayings, used when promoting unproven theories.

"It has removed a daily blizzard of misinformation from the ecosystem," Muirhead told AFP."Not being bombarded is helping people's misinformation immune systems to reset themselves and recover."Social media was long Trump's weapon of choice, letting him fire off comments without having to explain or back claims.

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Clown must be banned for life especially the POTUS Cheater and lier caught cheating once again.

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