Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey admitted his company’s response was “not great” after they stoked a firestorm of backlash for censoring a New York Post story unflattering to Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
Twitter disabled the link to a New York Post exclusive that alleged Hunter Biden introduced his father to a Burisma executive a year before the former vice president pushed Ukraine to fire its top prosecutor, who was investigating the energy company. The story called into question Joe Biden’s insistence that he knew nothing about his son’s foreign business dealings.
Users who attempted to tweet out the story were met with a message that read, “We can’t complete this request because this link has been identified by Twitter or our partners as being potentially harmful. Visit our Help Center to learn more.” Users who clicked on the link were taken to a page that blocked them from reading the article, claiming, “Warning: this link may be unsafe.”
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