Twitter Finally Shuts Down Account of Racist Congresswoman from Georgia
By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor
After a third violation regarding COVID-19 misinformation, officials at the social media platform Twitter have banned Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) from their platform. Her suspended account was her personal account. Twitter has yet to ban Greene’s second twitter account, which is her official congressional account.
The account suspension arrived shortly after Greene tweeted false information linking COVID deaths to the vaccine. The suspension arrives as Greene and several other Republican members of Congress are being investigated by a special U.S. House Committee on the attack on the U.S. Capitol by the supporters of former President Donald Trump.
The problem of misinformation and intentional disinformation on social media is linked to the attack. Former employees of Facebook as well as critics of the platform point to the problem of a lack of regulation
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