Twitter Has Removed Thousand Accounts Linked to Qanon Theory Group

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Twitter has removed more than 7000 accounts linked to QAnon, a conspiracy theory group.

Twitter has removed those 7,000 and more accounts linked to the informal group over abuse and harassment concerns by limiting the spread of conspiracy theories by its major supporters. 

QAnon has followers supporting President Trump and the group has mainly targeted the political opponents of Donald Trump with harassment on social media.

Twitter said, “We will permanently suspend accounts Tweeting about these topics that we know are engaged in violations of our multi-account policy, coordinating abuse around individual victims, or are attempting to evade a previous suspension — something we’ve seen more of in recent weeks”.

The spokeswoman added that an additional 150,000 accounts will be hidden from trends and search on Twitter.

Twitter again said it would also block trends related to any network of QAnon conspiracy theories from appearing in its trending topics and search, and would not allow users to post links affiliated with the theories on its valuable platform.