Twitter announced Tuesday it would permanently suspend accounts that violate its policies while tweeting about QAnon, as it pushes through harsh measures to limit the spread of content about the conspiracy theory. The company said it is acting following problems with misinformation and harassment from the fringe group that claims ‘deep-state’ traitors are plotting against President Donald Trump. In the last several weeks, Twitter said it has removed more than 7,000 QAnon accounts for violating the company’s rules against targeted harassment, spam, platform manipulation and ban evasion. However, the new policies on account suspension are expected to impact about 150,000 QAnon accounts globally, they added. Twitter said it has removed more than 7,000 QAnon accounts for violating the company’s rules in the past weeks as it introduces further measures to take action against the fringe group The social media giant said it is acting on Twitter behavior that could result in offline harm The social media platform, which announced the change on its Twitter Safety page, said it will no longer serve content and accounts associated with QAnon in trends and recommendations. It means QAnon terms will no longer be appearing in trending topics or the platform’s search feature. Twitter also said… Read full this story
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