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President Donald Trump has appeared to fall for a satirical article joking that Twitter closed down its entire network to stop damaging information about Democratic nominee Joe Biden from spreading.
Early Friday morning the president shared an article by “The Babylon Bee” — titled “Twitter Shuts Down Entire Network To Slow Spread Of Negative Biden News” — adding: “Wow, this has never been done in history. This includes his really bad interview last night. Why is Twitter doing this. Bringing more attention to Sleepy Joe & Big T.”
The Babylon Bee is a conservative satirical website that pokes fun at Democrats at liberals. In its Twitter bio, the publication describes itself as “fake news you can trust.”
The article jokingly linked Twitter’s brief outage on Thursday to its Wednesday decision to limit the spread of a questionable New York Post article about Biden’s son, Hunter, and unsubstantiated claims about his business activities in Ukraine.
Twitter has said that the article breaks its policies on sharing material that has been hacked.
In the joke article, The Babylon Bee described Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey as panic-ordering his website to close down in response to negative information about Biden and his family spreading.
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Source:: Businessinsider – Technology