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Musk's Twitter blocked ads promoting COVID lab leak theory for violating 'content policy'

Posted on AllSides March 9th, 2023
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Twitter has blocked a watchdog group from placing advertisements promoting the COVID-19 lab leak hypothesis on its platform, according to emails obtained by the Washington Examiner.

White Coat Waste Project, a group tracking federal spending that investigates National Institutes of Health grants, had 10 paid tweets and a video ad rejected on March 3 by the social media giant, emails show. Twitter alleged that the ads, which include claims about Dr. Anthony Fauci, the lab leak hypothesis, and taxpayer-backed animal experiments, make "distasteful references to COVID-19" and violated its "Inappropriate Content Policy."

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