MyPillow CEO Lindell Banned From Twitter Again – Boston News, Weather, Sports

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has been banned from Twitter for the second time after trying to use a new account to access the social media platform.

Lindell created a new Twitter account on Sunday under @MikeJLindell. The account was promptly suspended.

Twitter said on Monday that Lindell’s new account had been permanently suspended for violating its rules on circumventing bans.

Lindell’s original Twitter account was permanently banned in January 2021 after Lindell continued to perpetuate the baseless claim that Donald Trump won the 2020 US presidential election. to ban Lindell due to “repeated violations” of its civic integrity policy.

Lindell, a Trump supporter, continued to insist that the presidential election was rigged even after the start of US President Joe Biden’s administration.

Trump also had his account permanently suspended by Twitter. The former president posted on Truth Social, his own platform, on Thursday. He hadn’t made any appearances on the platform except for a quick post before the platform opened to the public in late February. He said he has no plans to join Twitter even if his account is reinstated following Elon Musk’s deal to buy the social media giant for around $44 billion.

While it remains to be seen whether Musk will reinstate banned accounts on Twitter, the Tesla CEO calls himself a free speech absolutist who believes in allowing any content that doesn’t go against the law. law.

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