It finally happened. Former KKK leader David Duke, one of the United States’ most well-known white supremacists, was banned from Twitter late Thursday night.
According to a Twitter spokesperson, Duke’s account “has been permanently suspended for repeated violations of the Twitter Rules on hateful conduct.”
“This enforcement action is in line with our recently-updated guidance on harmful links,” Twitter explained.
have long questioned how David Duke was able to remain on Twitter for so long. Duke joined Twitter in 2009, and spread white supremacist messages even as other openly white supremacist users were banned. Read more…