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Old 01-08-2021, 05:24 PM   #1
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It's truly a beautiful day. He's going to freak out.
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Old 01-08-2021, 05:25 PM   #2
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bahahahahahahahhaha!!!


love it!
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A good first step.

Next we need Twitter permanently suspended from Internet.
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Old 01-08-2021, 05:27 PM   #4
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Old 01-08-2021, 05:27 PM   #6
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A good first step.

Next we need Twitter permanently suspended from Internet.
Can sports insiders keep their accounts at least?
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Full explanation from Twitter here: https://blog.twitter.com/en_us/topic...uspension.html


https://twitter.com/user/status/1347685358478241792
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Old 01-08-2021, 05:30 PM   #9
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Michael Flynn, Sidney Powell, and other QAnon supporters also banned.
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Twitter has suspended prominent backers of the QAnon conspiracy theory, citing a potential for “offline harm.” NBC News reporter Ben Collins reported the ban of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn, former Trump attorney Sidney Powell, and former 8kun administrator Ron Watkins. Other major QAnon accounts have apparently been banned as well.

Twitter told NBC News that the accounts were suspended under Twitter’s “coordinated harmful activity” ban. “We’ve been clear that we will take strong enforcement action on behavior that has the potential to lead to offline harm, and given the renewed potential for violence surrounding this type of behavior in the coming days, we will permanently suspend accounts that are solely dedicated to sharing QAnon content,” a spokesperson said.

Flynn and Powell have both promoted theories linked to QAnon, a sprawling conspiracy movement united against a nonexistent cabal of devil-worshipping pedophiles. Flynn was convicted of lying to the FBI, but he was pardoned by President Donald Trump and has become a QAnon evangelist. Powell has been instrumental in promoting false claims that the 2020 presidential election was rigged, leading Dominion Voting Systems to file a defamation suit against her earlier today. Watkins formerly helped run 8kun (formerly 8chan), the anonymous message board where QAnon head Q posts cryptic messages to followers. Researchers speculate Q may be multiple people, and both Ron and his father Jim Watkins have been named as potential Q authors.

Twitter is late in taking action against the group. Facebook banned QAnon content in 2020, calling the group a “militarized social movement.” TikTok likewise banned QAnon content for violating its disinformation policy. Until recently, however, Twitter hosted some of QAnon’s most high-profile figures. That included the names above, as well as David Hayes (known as “Praying Medic”), a major QAnon theory interpreter and part of a group that sued YouTube for its own QAnon crackdown last fall.
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Trump will just buy a CB Radio to communicate with his base.
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He might freak out, but ain't nobody gonna have to hear/read him doing it. About time some of the social media platforms start taking responsibility for some moderation and the bullhorn they are handing out. CP could teach them a thing or two.
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he'll probably just set up camp at Parler now and their echo chamber is going to further grow there.
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Was there a new tweet from him today that caused this?
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he'll probably just set up camp at Parler now and their echo chamber is going to further grow there.
His reach is non-existent on there compared to facebook and twitter, it's basically only the real hardcore people he already has in his pocket that he can influence. Sure he can whip them up, but really reduces his ability to draw reactions out people and get media attention. I expect he'll try and pivot to some kind of cable news show as his main platform and become more and more fringe now that he's lost power, his main bullhorn and many republicans are defecting from him. Still can do damage but at least a little less so.
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I guess he technically still has the following account for a couple of weeks. Not sure if it has different rules given it is a government account?

https://twitter.com/potus?lang=en
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Was there a new tweet from him today that caused this?
He had a couple of tweets today - its probably best to open the twitter explanation of why they suspended the account over them.
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Twitter doing it this late is just a cover their own butts type move at this point cuz their lawyers are screaming at them. Its too little too late and social media should have banned Trump after Charlottesville. Twitter and Facebook have are culpable in helping Trump incite violence since that point.
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We'll see a new Ron Mexico twitter account soon. Ron Mexico who is certainly not Donald Trump.
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Did they suspend Rudy Guiliani's account? I mean, he probably only butt-tweeted anyway, but he should still be lumped in with them anyway.
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