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Twitter Suspends User Who Made Viral Videos Retweeted by President Trump

Carpe Donktum, which creates popular meme videos frequently retweeted or reposted by President Trump, has been hit with a 12 hour suspension.

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Carpe Donktum Account Suspended

The popular conservative Twitter account Carpe Donktum was suspended by the big tech platform for 12 hours as punishment for posting a tweet that read “BUILD THAT WALL” on Wednesday.

Carpe Donktum, who has had multiple meme videos reposted or retweeted by President Donald J. Trump, was suspended from Twitter for 12 hours after publishing a tweet that merely read “BUILD THAT WALL” and tagged President Trump’s Twitter account.

https://twitter.com/RaheemKassam/status/1126186903630503936

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The link in CarpeDonktum’s tweet contained a video, still available on Twitter, that the user created. It depicts President Trump in a Western-style shootout with various members of the media, and audio from one of the president’s many combative press conferences.

Big tech has been in the midst of a social media purge. Twitter banned conservative writer and intellectual David Horowitz, then reinstated his account, and has now banned him again. It also banned a popular parody account that mocked Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and the @MAGAphobia account that chronicled instances of violent acts against supporters of President Trump.

Meanwhile on Facebook and Instagram, prominent conservatives including Alex Jones, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer, and Milo Yiannopoulos have been named “dangerous” and “hate figures” by the big tech platform. (READ MORE: Facebook Hired Former Hillary Press Director to Inform Media of Alex Jones Ban)

Facebook and Instagram will now ban users who share videos or links featuring Jones, and have already been caught banning individuals who merely posted photos of the banned individuals on Instagram, only to reverse the bans after Big League Politics requested comment from the tech giant.

Big League Politics asked Twitter for comment on this story and did not receive an immediate response.

 

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Facebook Censors Project Veritas Video, Keeping Coronavirus Hysteria in High Gear

Big Brother is ramping up due to coronavirus.

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Facebook is reportedly throwing a Project Veritas video off of their monolithic social media platform because the video contains information about coronavirus that is unapproved by the political and media establishment.

CNN reporter Oliver Darcy reported that Facebook would be removing the Veritas video from their platform because of nebulous and unspecified policy violations. Veritas founder James O’Keefe blamed Darcy for allegedly being a snitch and attempting to get his video removed from social media platforms.

O’Keefe also blasted New York Times reporter Andrew Jacobs for his moral preening in criticizing his coronavirus reporting.

The controversial video published by Veritas shows O’Keefe talking with boots on the ground at coronavirus testing sites. He talked to Army personnel and health care workers who claimed the pandemic is not as bad as the media and government officials are purporting it to be.

Certain transcripts from the Veritas video can be seen here:

James O’Keefe: “What about the situation itself. Is it as bad as–the media is saying? The whole pandemic?”
New York Army National Guardsman: “Oh no. It’s the flu!”
O’Keefe: “That’s all it is?”
Guardsman: “It’s the flu.”

O’Keefe: “Is it as bad as they’re saying, this pandemic? Everyone’s freaking out. Is it bad, is it overblown by the media, what is it like?”
Medical worker: “Is it what?”
O’Keefe: “Is the media accurately reporting or is it as bad as people are saying?”
Medical worker: “No.”
O’Keefe: “It’s not as bad as the—”
Medical worker: “It’s precautionary.”
O’Keefe: “The media is making it out bigger?”
Medical worker: “Yes.”

O’Keefe’s video has garnered controversy because it goes against the narrative of fear and hysteria that has been pushed by the fake news media, government bureaucrats and official expert class.

“The rollout of our findings does not endorse COVID-19 behavior one way or another, nor do we encourage others. Our goal is to inform the public and allow the public to make judgments on the issues,” O’Keefe said. “Emotionally driven, knee-jerk reactions journalists are the last thing the public should be subjected to in a time of crisis.”

“I realize this will probably upset some, but Project Veritas goes to the front lines to get unfiltered, raw information, to the public. We’re not here to project a narrative or even to draw a conclusion—we don’t even know who the villains are, if any,” O’Keefe added.

Despite Facebook’s reported censorship of the Veritas video, there are no plans for Twitter and YouTube to remove the content from their platforms at the present time.

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