Jul 30, 2023

Twitter restores Kanye West's account after ban

Kanye West's account has been reinstated on Twitter after an almost eight-month ban over offensive tweets. He has not posted anything new since returning to the site, which owner Elon Musk has rebranded to X. Ye's account now shows his last post on 1 December 2022, a day before it was was suspended. Musk said at the time that Ye had "Violated our rule against incitement to violence", and that the account would be suspended. The suspension followed a similar ban two months earlier, when Ye was initially locked out of his Twitter and Instagram accounts after posting anti-Semitic messages in October. Musk reinstated former US President Donald Trump's account last November after conducting a poll with 51.8% voting in favour of the reinstatement.

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