Twitter locks Donald Trump Jr.’s account for spreading COVID misinformation

Twitter has temporarily locked Donald Trump Jr.’s account. The corporate mentioned he violated its coverage on “spreading deceptive and doubtlessly dangerous info associated to COVID-19,” however mentioned that this was not a suspension.

Republican strategist Andrew Surabian shared a screenshot of a message Trump obtained from Twitter. It states that till he eliminated the tweet in query, Trump can’t tweet, retweet, comply with anybody or like every tweets. He can nonetheless use Direct Messages. The corporate mentioned that the motion would apply to his account for 12 hours, or till he removes the tweet the corporate says violated his insurance policies. Trump additionally has the choice of interesting the lockout.