On Wednesday, Twitter has announced that it has deleted fake accounts of the people who allege that they are trump’s black supporters who will vote for President Trump. Those accounts are claimed to be owned by black supporters of President Donald Trump and his election campaign. Twitter said that the accounts broke its rules on spam and platform manipulation. Twitter has taken action against those accounts who claimed to be black supporters of President Donald Trump.
Tweets like “YES IM BLACK AND IM VOTING FOR TRUMP!!!” have been uploaded. These accounts were having tens of thousands followers.
An analysis of some of the suspended accounts disclosed that they often used images of real people that did not match their name and uploaded identical language in their messages. Some had pulled in a huge number of followers before they were suspended.
A social media disinformation researcher at Clemson University, Darren Linvill, has said he has been following the accounts since Saturday, he has found more than two dozen accounts which collectively had 265k retweets or Twitter mentions. He further told many of the accounts had been using photos of Black American men that had appeared in news articles. Some accounts have uploaded identical images of Trump as their header image. but finally accounts he has tracking, are now finally suspended by twitter.
Twitter says fake accounts of alleged Black supporters of Trump suspended
A spokesperson from Twitter says “Our teams have been working diligently to find out this activity and will take action in line with the Twitter Rules if Tweets are found to be in violation,” said a spokeswoman for the social media company on Tuesday.
Many Trump supporters are trying to mislead the people ahead Presidential election in November. As we all know Black people’s vote will not go in favour of president trump, many of his supporters are trying to mislead on social media by spreading lies. Twitter came into action and suspended all the accounts that alleged black men’s account.