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Twitter has reversed its decision to lock Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert’s account, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed to Insider. Boebert posted on Instagram Wednesday a screenshot of a Twitter alert that her account has been restricted for 6 days over policy violations.
In a statement to Insider, the spokesperson said, “In this instance, our teams took the incorrect enforcement action. The Tweet in question is now labeled in accordance with our Civic Integrity Policy. The Tweet will not be required to be removed and the account will not be temporarily locked.” The spokesperson also confirmed that Twitter did initially lock her account and has since unlocked it.
The spokesperson declined to clarify which tweet of Boebert’s prompted Twitter to take action against her account. They also refused to clarify which tweet is now labeled in accordance with the firm’s Civic Integrity Policy, though a tweet of Boebert’s January 9 currently has an election misinformation warning banner.
The congresswoman drew criticism for tweeting the location of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi during the siege on the US Capitol last week, angering many who have since begun calling for her resignation. They say her posts put Pelosi’s …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Technology