Urging followers to 'camouflage,' QAnon attempts to rebrand - 2020-09-25

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F0.png Urging followers to 'camouflage,' QAnon attempts to rebrand September 25, 2020, Ben Collins, NBC News

Facing crackdowns from tech companies that limit the reach of their content, leaders in the QAnon conspiracy theory movement have been urging their followers to drop the "QAnon" label from their wide-ranging conspiracy theories and simply refer to their fight against a fictitious cabal of powerful baby-eating politicians without their increasingly problematic branding.

The shift in tactics comes the same week as Twitter released new data stating that their ban on QAnon-related accounts was severely limiting the reach of the conspiracy theory.

A Twitter spokesperson said that QAnon-related tweets had been cut in half in the two months since the company banned high-profile QAnon Twitter accounts and surfaced QAnon-related tweets lower in search results.

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{{cite news | first = Ben | last = Collins | title = Urging followers to 'camouflage,' QAnon attempts to rebrand | url = https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/qanon-leaders-look-rebrand-after-tech-crack-downs-n1241125 | work = NBC News | date = September 25, 2020 | accessdate = September 27, 2020 }}