Patreon is the next tech giant to crack down on QAnon

  • October 24, 2020
Patreon is joining the ranks of tech companies cracking down on QAnon. Bloomberg reports the crowdfunding site is banning accounts “dedicated” to promoting the discredited conspiracy theory, while others that have pushed some QAnon content (but aren’…

Even Peloton is cracking down on QAnon

  • October 10, 2020
It’s not just social networks and digital marketplaces cracking down on QAnon. Peloton has confirmed to Business Insider that it has pulled QAnon hashtags that supporters of the conspiracy theory were using to connect to each other on the fitness pla…

Facebook has banned QAnon

  • October 6, 2020
The QAnon conspiracy theory is no longer welcome on any of Facebook’s apps. The social network is banning QAnon entirely even if the accounts in question aren’t explicitly discussing violence, Facebook now says.“Starting today, we will remove any Fac…

Twitter bans far-right extremist group the Oath Keepers

  • September 10, 2020
Twitter has banned the accounts of far-right extremist group the Oath Keepers and its founder, Stewart Rhodes. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the group is one of the US’s largest anti-government movements. It claims to have tens of tho…

How QAnon went mainstream

  • August 14, 2020
When Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene won a primary contest for a Georgia House seat, it made national headlines for more reasons than a hard-fought campaign. The victory will also likely give her the distinction of being one of the first members of…

TikTok blocks QAnon hashtags amid larger crackdown

  • July 25, 2020
TikTok is joining Facebook and Twitter in cracking down on QAnon posts, at least to a degree. The social network told BBC News that had blocked multiple hashtags related to the unsupported conspiracy theory, including “QAnon” itself and related items…

Twitter bans thousands of QAnon accounts

  • July 22, 2020
Twitter is banning thousands of accounts associated with the QAnon and taking aggressive new steps to limit the spread of the conspiracy theory on its platform. The company has already banned 7,000 accounts associated with conspiracy theory, and has…