Twitter Makes Massive Change After Backlash for Suppressing Hunter Biden Exposé

Twitter Makes Massive Change After Backlash for Suppressing Hunter Biden Exposé


Twitter is altering enforcement of its “Hacked Materials” policy in light of widespread backlash over efforts to suppress the reach of a bombshell New York Post exposé Wednesday which disclosed private emails revealing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden may have been introduced to one of his son Hunter’s controversial foreign business partners while the elder Biden was serving as vice president.

In a late night statement Thursday, executive Vijaya Gadde announced that the platform would be attaching warnings and contextual information to posts found in violation of the policy after Twitter previously argued links to, and publication, of “illegally obtained materials” and “content obtained without authorization” were not permissible on the platform.

“As noted this morning, we also currently view materials included in the articles as violations of our Hacked Materials Policy,” the Twitter safety team had initially written Wednesday.

Trending: Trump Crowd Chants “CNN Sucks,” Jim Acosta Shares Video, Says “This isn’t Normal”

“Commentary on or discussion about hacked materials, such as articles

Continue reading

You Might Like

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!
Send this to a friend