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Elon Musk suspends Kanye West’s Twitter legend

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Ye’s legend on Twitter has been suspended.

The details modified into shared by Twitter CEO Elon Musk, who acknowledged that Ye, formerly Kanye West, “one more time” violated Twitter’s rule against incitement to violence.

The (most up-to-date) offending tweet from Ye contained an describe of a Nazi swastika blended with the Star of David.

After checking out he’d be banned for it, Ye tweeted an unflattering photo of Elon Musk showering on a yacht with the caption “Let’s frequently diagram discontinuance into legend this as my closing tweet,” to which Musk spoke back “Right here’s aesthetic.” You must perchance additionally explore the instant alternate, along side the (now invisible) tweet from Ye, in the image below.

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Ye’s tweets must now not any longer considered following the suspension.
Credit rating: Twitter

Musk later clarified that Ye’s legend has been suspended for incitement to violence, now now not for posting the image of Musk. “Exact clarifying that his legend is being suspended for incitement to violence, now now not an unflattering pic of me being hosed by Ari. Frankly, I stumbled on those pics to be invaluable motivation to lose weight,” he tweeted.

Twitter’s rule against incitement to violence is precisely what got pale President Donald Trump suspended from Twitter, following his tweets which seemingly encouraged the mob who stormed the U.S. Capitol in January 2021.

Ye’s suspension follows a wave of reinstatements of beforehand banned accounts, including that of Donald Trump, Kathy Griffin, Jordan Peterson, Babylon Bee, and Ye himself, who modified into banned sooner than for posting antisemitic tweets. Musk initially acknowledged no legend reinstatements will happen sooner than a “utter moderation council with broadly numerous viewpoints” is formed, but then went ahead and reinstated Trump’s legend following a Twitter ballot.