Twitter Says Chinese Spox’s Coronavirus Disinformation, Conspiracy Theories Don’t Violate Platform Policies
Chinese officials are not violating Twitter policies when they peddle in disinformation and conspiracy theories surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, a company representative said Monday.
Chinese state officials who spread propaganda online accusing the United States of planting coronavirus into Wuhan, China, are not violating Twitter’s terms of service, according to a company representative who spoke to the Daily Beast on condition of anonymity.
The representative did not provide a reason for not going on the record.
The representative cited language on its website stating: “Direct interactions with fellow public figures,...