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Twitter blocks account over video threat to Trump

An account linked to Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has been permanently suspended by Twitter after posting an animated video pledging revenge against the US and depicting an attack on former president Donald Trump. The controversial clip had earlier won the contest “on the topic of revenge on Trump, …

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Country unbans Twitter after months-long shutdown

Nigeria has lifted a nationwide ban on Twitter, allowing its 200 million residents to continue using the site after it was shut down for months, with tech officials saying the firm accepted certain conditions to start back up. President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the ban lifted on Wednesday, the director-general of …

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Twitter suspends conservative pundit over transgender tweets

Conservative pundit and Daily Wire podcaster Matt Walsh announced on Friday night that he had been suspended from Twitter over tweets claiming there were only two genders, and suggesting trans women dominate women in competition. Walsh announced that he’d been notified of the suspension only minutes before a segment on …

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Twitter to hunt for ‘harmful content’ on Jan 6

Twitter has created a team dedicated to following content posted on the site related to the January 6 Capitol riot, just ahead of the one year anniversary. The team will monitor any posts related to the January 6, 2021 Capitol riot, the company told Reuters in a report published Wednesday, …

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Trump slams ‘low-life’ Twitter & Facebook

Donald Trump has branded Twitter a “disgrace to democracy” after it permanently suspended the personal account of Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) for allegedly violating its Covid-19 misinformation rules. In a statement released on Monday by Trump’s ‘Save America’ PAC, the former US president said the company “shouldn’t be allowed …

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Joe Rogan joins Gettr after Twitter bans Republican congresswoman

Podcaster Joe Rogan has asked his 7.8 million Twitter fans to join him on Gettr, a competing platform founded by an ex-Trump adviser, after Twitter deplatformed Marjorie Taylor Greene for supposedly spreading ‘misinformation’. Rogan surfaced on Gettr on Sunday with a call for his followers to do the same, posting …

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Twitter deplatforms Republican lawmaker over Covid ‘misinformation’

Twitter has permanently suspended Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-Georgia) personal account for alleged “repeated violations” of its rules regarding Covid-19 misinformation. Greene’s congressional account remains active. In a statement on Sunday, the social media giant confirmed that it had suspended Greene’s personal page (@mtgreenee). The company said it had “been …

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Twitter suspends virologist Robert Malone 

The account of Dr. Robert Malone, a veteran vaccine researcher and a prominent voice of skepticism on the issue of universal inoculation against Covid-19, has been suspended by Twitter. Malone’s account had over 516,000 followers when the platform silenced him on Wednesday. It remains unclear if the suspension was automatic …

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Twitter sued, accused of acting ‘on behalf’ of US govt

In the lawsuit, filed this week in the Northern District of California, Berenson accused Twitter of breach of contract and of violating his First Amendment rights. The alleged breach of contract stems from the fact that Berenson claims a Twitter executive had repeatedly assured him that he would be free …

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Twitter censors account that alleged another CNN pedophilia scandal

The account, called ‘@investigatecnn’, was suspended on Saturday for unspecified violations of Twitter’s rules. The move came two days after Project Veritas released a video in which former sex worker Janine Bonanni alleged that a CNN producer – later identified as Rick Saleeby – asked for nude ‘mother-daughter’ pictures with …

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