"We permanently suspended the account (@mtgreenee) for repeated violations of our Covid-19 misinformation policy. We've been clear that, per our strike system for this policy, we will permanently suspend accounts for repeated violations of the policy."
Twitter's board has recommended unanimously that shareholders approve the proposed $44 billion sale of the company to billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, according to a regulatory filing on Tuesday.
Over the weekend Musk, already the San Francisco-based company's second-largest shareholder after amassing a 9.1% stake in the social media firm, tweeted Twitter board's "economic interests are simply not aligned with shareholders".
Downdetector, which tracks outages by collating status reports from a number of sources, including user-submitted errors on its platform, showed nearly 15,000 user reports of outage.
Twitter Inc was down for thousands of users across the globe on Thursday, its first such outage since February, according to outage tracking website Downdetector.com.
Musk tweeted that "amnesty" for previously suspended Twitter accounts would begin "next week," after the majority of respondents on a 24-hour poll he had posted voted in favour of the move.
“The best people are staying, so I’m not super worried,” Musk tweeted on Thursday night in response to the widespread departures. Musk on Friday said he had reinstated certain banned accounts on his site, but said no decision was made on welcoming back Trump.
As of about 1500 GMT on Saturday, nearly 11 million responses were in favour of a return of the former president.. "Fascinating to watch Twitter Trump poll!" Musk said on Saturday morning...
Whether you view it as a riotously over-covered platform that happens to be an obsession of politicos, journos and all manner of wackos, or if you just think of Twitter as the dagger in the back of a prone civilization as it bleeds out on a cold sidewalk, you have to acknowledge it’s probably never been more topical. Any moment now, Donald