Twitter Purges QAnon Conspiracy Accounts

Platform has banned 7,000 accounts and will restrict many others

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QAnon conspiracy theories have spurred violent real-world acts, such as Pizzagate. Photo Illustration: Kacy Burdette; Sources: Twitter, Unsplash

Twitter has begun purging content related to QAnon, a set of pro-Trump conspiracy theories that maintain, among other things, that a mysterious entity called the “deep state” is actively working against the president.

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