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Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to QAnon



Twitter has suspended more than 70,000 accounts linked to the far-right movement QAnon.

 

QAnon is a conspiracy claiming that President Donald Trump is waging a war against Satan-worshipping paedophiles in politics, business and the media.

 

Supporters were involved in the storming of the US Congress building last week.

 

Twitter has deleted accounts that “share harmful QAnon-associated content at scale”.

 

“We’ve been clear that we will take strong enforcement action on behaviour that has the potential to lead to offline harm,” Twitter said in a blog post.

 

“Given the violent events in Washington, DC, and increased risk of harm, we began permanen...
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