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Twitter bans Zero Hedge account after it doxxed a Chinese researcher over coronavirus

Posted on AllSides February 1st, 2020
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Twitter on Friday permanently suspended the right-leaning finance blog Zero Hedge after it published a conspiracy theory suggesting that a Chinese scientist might be responsible for the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

A Twitter spokesperson did not comment on what specifically prompted the suspension, saying only that Zero Hedge was removed for violating the social media giant’s platform manipulation policy. Twitter defines platform manipulation as “using Twitter to engage in bulk, aggressive, or deceptive activity that misleads others and/or disrupts their experience.”

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2020/02/01/twitter-zero-hedge-coronavirus/

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