Twitter locks out China’s US embassy after ‘baby-making machines’ tweet

Posted on AllSides January 21st, 2021
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Twitter has locked the official account for China’s US embassy, over a tweet it said violated its policy against dehumanization, Bloomberg reports. The tweet, which was originally shared on January 7th, referred to Uighur women as “baby-making machines” prior to government intervention. Twitter removed the tweet and replaced it with a notice saying it’s no longer available. However, Twitter requires account owners to manually delete tweets that violate its rules before unlocking accounts.

Twitter confirmed the account’s locking in a statement given to Bloomberg. “We have taken action on this...

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