Twitter restricts Republican lawmaker's Antifa tweet for 'glorifying violence' - 2020-06-01

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F0.png Twitter restricts Republican lawmaker's Antifa tweet for 'glorifying violence' June 1, 2020, Taylor Hatmaker, TechCrunch

Twitter placed a tweet from a close political ally of the president behind a warning label Monday, citing its policy prohibiting content that promotes violence.

The tweet, from Republican Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, suggested that the U.S. government "hunt down" anti-fascist activists in the country like it would pursue international terrorists.

"We have placed a public interest notice on this Tweet from @mattgaetz," a Twitter spokesperson told TechCrunch, linking its platform policy page. Twitter users can still share the tweet with comment, but regular retweets, likes and replies have been deactivated.

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