Twitter joined Facebook on Wednesday in censoring the New York Post’s bombshell story detailing the discovery of emails concerning Hunter Biden’s foreign business dealings.
Twitter has blocked users from tweeting the New York Post story link and from sending the link via direct message to other users.
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) October 14, 2020
Verified and unverified Twitter users who attempted to share the link were met with a message stating that the Post’s story link “has been identified by Twitter or our partners as being potentially harmful.”
Users are then directed to a page that claims the link is “potentially spammy or unsafe.”
Sohrab Ahmari, an editor at the Post, shared his outrage about the silencing on Twitter.
“This is a Big Tech information coup. This is a digital civil war. I, an editor at The New York Post, one of the nation’s largest papers by circulation, can’t post one of our own