After a primary yellow card in January 2021, adopted by a sequence of warnings, Twitter launched a pink card to sanction the Republican elected Marjorie Taylor Greene. The social community introduced, Sunday, January 2, to have completely suspended one of many accounts of the elected Republican of Georgia, accused of violating the foundations of the social community by way of info on the pandemic.
Twitter closed his private account, @mtgreenee, with which this fervent supporter of Donald Trump, identified for his excesses, notably took up many false details about vaccines towards Covid-19. Mme Greene, who additionally reproduced the allegations of electoral fraud brandished with out proof by the previous President of the US, nonetheless retains management of her account as an elected member of the Home of Representatives, @RepMTG, which she used much less up to now.
The social community didn’t specify which messages had triggered an issue, however referred in an announcement despatched to Agence France-Presse to its « Penalty system » gradual, which imposes a number of violations earlier than suspending an account.
The elected official had seen her account blocked for per week in August as a result of she had tweeted that vaccines « Doesn’t work[aient] not « . On Saturday, she had talked about once more, with none factual component, « A particularly excessive variety of deaths as a result of vaccine towards the Covid ».
Sunday, Mme Greene strongly criticized the sanction. In an announcement on the Telegram messaging app, she writes that Twitter « Is an enemy of America and can’t face the reality », including: « It is okay, I will present America that we do not want them. «
The social community additionally banned Donald Trump after the assault on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, by his supporters whom he had heated to white by evoking a « Stolen election ».