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Twitter to ban users who persist with Covid-19 lies

Twitter said Monday it will start labeling misleading tweets about Covid-19 vaccines and boot users who persist in spreading such misinformation. The one-to-many messaging service introduced a “strike system” that will gradually escalate to a permanent ban after the fifth offending tweet. “We believe the strike system will help to educate the public on our policies and
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‘Match words with action’, Nigerians react to Buhari’s statement

By Arogbonlo Israel Reactions have started to trail President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement assuring Nigerians that last Friday’ abduction of female students from Government Girls Science Secondary School, Jangebe, will be the last to happen. The president’s statement was relayed on Sunday, through Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, who led a high-powered federal government delegation
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Turkey slaps ad ban on Twitter under new social media law

Ankara has imposed advertising bans on Twitter, Periscope and Pinterest after they failed to appoint local representatives in Turkey under a new social media law, according to decisions published on Tuesday. Under the law, which critics say stifles dissent, social media companies that do not appoint such representatives are liable for a series of penalties,
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#EndSARS: SERAP, 365 Nigerians want court to reject ‘suit on Twitter shut down’

Twitter suspends QAnon-linked US Republican lawmaker’s account

A newly elected US Republican congresswoman known for promoting QAnon conspiracy theories accused Twitter of censorship on Sunday after her account was temporarily suspended for “multiple violations”. Marjorie Taylor Greene was hit with the 12-hour suspension after she tweeted claims of alleged election fraud in Georgia, her home state. Twitter flagged at least two tweets
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#EndSARS: SERAP, 365 Nigerians want court to reject ‘suit on Twitter shut down’

US Capitol: Twitter suspends 70,000 Trump supporters’ accounts

Twitter announced Monday it has suspended “more than 70,000 accounts” linked to the QAnon conspiracy theory following the attack on the US Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters. The social network began its purge Friday, shortly after it had permanently suspended Trump’s account for language that could incite violence. “Since Friday, more
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Breaking: Twitter suffers loss after suspending Trump

Twitter’s German-listed shares slumped as much as 8 per cent on Monday, the first trading day after it permanently suspended U.S. President Donald Trump’s account late on Friday. The company said suspension of Trump’s account, which had more than 88 million followers, was due to the risk of further violence, following the storming of the
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