Twitter suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., on Monday right after a pair of posts about Covid-19 that the enterprise stated violated its misinformation policy.
Greene, who has when compared mask mandates at the U.S. Capitol to the Holocaust and was suspended from Twitter earlier this 12 months for earning phony promises about voter fraud, will be locked out of the social media platform for 12 hrs.
In the tweets, posted Sunday and Monday, Greene created unsubstantiated promises about Covid-19 and the vaccination exertion.
The claims come as a new, much more contagious variant of the coronavirus surges throughout states with small vaccination prices, leaving clinic and public health and fitness officers bracing for a spike in situations and deaths.
In March, Twitter declared a “strike system” for people spreading phony and deceptive Covid-19 data. A user’s account is locked for 12 several hours following two or three strikes, and 7 days following 4 strikes.
After five strikes, the person is banned.
A corporation official said Greene’s account has incurred “multiple” strikes.
In a Facebook write-up on Monday night time, Greene identified as out the system for what she said was an “attack” on her “freedom of speech.”