Followers of QAnon believe “deep-state” traitors are plotting against Donald Trump and the conspiracy theory has now jumped from fringe social media sites to mainstream attention.
The social media giant said it would also stop recommending content linked to QAnon and block URLs associated with it from being shared on the platform
Twitter said it hoped the action would help to prevent “offline harm”. In a statement shared on the platform, Twitter said it would permanently suspend accounts that violate its policies while tweeting about QAnon.
Facebook Begins Labelling Politician’s Posts in US Election
It follows a promise to begin labelling all posts about voting in the 2020 election, from any politician, but is largely seen as a compromise, as people will still struggle to distinguish legitimate posts about the election from misinformation.
This policy was implemented in June, following criticism that the social network was not doing enough to tackle misinformation.
This story comes on the back of yesterday’s news following the UK Intelligence and Security Committee’ s report that claimed social media companies need to do more to tackle ‘influence campaigns’ seeking to alter public thought for political gain.
Unlike Fortnite’s Party Royale mode, which is a small public island full of activities for the entire community to enjoy, including concerts and movie screenings, Roblox’s “Party Place” is a specific venue for players to host their own events. From Party Place, the group can chat and hang out as they decide which Roblox game they plan to play next.
The company’s new “Party Place” venue is based on existing technology which the gaming company built to accommodate its own virtual events, including its 7th Annual Bloxy Awards and the One World: Together At Home concert.
Facebook Launches Study into Racial Bias in Algorithms Used