Nov 7, 2022

Twitter will ban unlabelled parody accounts, says Elon Musk

Elon Musk says Twitter users engaging in impersonation without clearly specifying it as a parody account will be permanently suspended. Twitter previously issued a warning before suspending accounts, but there would now be no warning, he announced in a series of tweets. Detailing the new policy on parody accounts, Mr Musk tweeted: "Previously, we issued a warning before suspension, but now that we are rolling out widespread verification, there will be no warning." Several accounts that had changed their name to Elon Musk and mocked the billionaire have been suspended or placed behind a warning sign, including those of US comedian Kathy Griffin and former NFL player Chris Kluwe. Mr Musk said last week that banned accounts would not be reinstated until there was "a clear process for doing so".

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