24-year-old white supremacist Nick Fuentes has been at the center of multiple far-right campaigns, including multiple Stop the Steel rallies. His online fan group has launched multiple digital harassment campaigns against critics. ran.
White supremacist and anti-Semite Nick Fuentes has been banned from the platform again, just one day after his return to Twitter thanks to owner Elon Musk’s sweeping pardon of his haters.
twitter Fuentes Resurrection without notice or fanfare on Tuesday. Fuentes is known for his live streams praising Adolf Hitler, denying and promoting the Holocaust. great replacement theorycomplaining that mainstream conservatives haven’t embraced his brand of hate politics enough. hater He’s getting even more attention online because he’s seen as From wingman to infamous rapper Ye, ex Kanye West. A community of his fans called ‘groypers’ spread his message on social media even though Fuentes was banned from most major platforms.
After getting his account back, Fuentes didn’t post too many posts to his main profile during the few hours he was active. But Hannah Geis, a senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center, said: wrote that Fuentes hosted a Twitter space overnight. There he praised both Hitler and domestic terrorist Ted Kaczynski, aka the Unabomber.
Twitter has made no statement regarding the resurrection or banning of Fuentes or other far-right accounts. Gizmodo has reached out to the company for comment, but the platform no longer has a communications team and won’t be back.
Fuentes’ mistake was to immediately commit to his white nationalism.Other Neo-Nazis maintain an account Stop the Steel host and fellow far-right personality Ali Alexander also had his account banned Wednesday. T. Alexander’s account was reinstated earlier this month.
Other far-right accounts on Twitter have already started baffling, calling for Fuentes and Alexander’s profiles to be reinstated. Fuentes himself has joined Telegram’s closed community to demand the return of his account.musk is known Get advice directly from people on the rightlike conspiracy theorist author Andy Ngo, about banning accounts.
Since Musk took power, Twitter has been flooded with hate speech. Researchers link to real-world examples of violenceOn Wednesday, a German Jewish student group alongside the anti-hate speech organization HateAID filed a lawsuit It complained to Twitter on Tuesday that the company failed to remove the anti-Semitic content. Both groups argue they have the legal right to force Twitter to follow its own terms of service for allowing hate speech on its platform.
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