Twitter has suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s account for one week following another violation of the platform’s rules, the company said Tuesday. Greene tweeted on Monday that the Food and Drug Administration “should not approve the covid vaccines.”
She also claimed the vaccines were “failing” and that they were ineffective at reducing the virus’s spread.
In response, Twitter labeled the tweet as misleading and prevented Greene from tweeting for one week. Tuesday’s suspension marks at least the third and toughest penalty Twitter has imposed on Greene for sharing misinformation.
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Twitter has suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s account for one week after company labels Covid-19 tweet “misleading” https://t.co/jWjYqrfGD1
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) August 10, 2021
Marjorie Taylor Greene was just suspended from Twitter for a week for lying about Covid vaccines again. Great. Now ban her permanently.
— Scott Dworkin (@funder) August 10, 2021
Twitter has a five strike policy on Covid misinformation. It looks like Greene is on her 4th strike. pic.twitter.com/J8di7mXfXF
— Donie O’Sullivan (@donie) August 10, 2021