Kathy Griffin the American Comedian who had been suspended on Twitter about a week ago has been reinstated on the platform alongside two others.
Kathy was suspended on Twitter for impersonating Elon Musk who is the new owner of the social media giant Twitter. Upon discovered by the Twitter team she was temporary suspended for the violation of the new Twitter rules.
The announcement of her reinstatement on the Twitter platform was tweeted by Elon Musk on his verified handle @elonmusk. The tweet reads;
“Kathie Griffin, Jorden Peterson & Babylon Bee have been reinstated.
“Trump decision has not yet been made.”
Kathie Griffin, Jorden Peterson & Babylon Bee have been reinstated.
Trump decision has not yet been made.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 18, 2022
According to Musk, Jordan Peterson and Babylon Bee have equally been reinstated respectively.
Jordan Peterson’s violation of the Twitter rule
On June 22, Jordan Peterson tweeted about an actor who now goes by the name of Elliot Page having recently had gender change surgery. Later on same day, Peterson was banned from Twitter for allegedly breaking their policies against discriminatory behavior. Twitter later tweeted his offense;
“You may not promote violence against, threaten, or harass other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or serious disease,” said Twitter in the notice.”
One of the most well-known satirical news sites, Babylon Bee, has been compared to a right-wing counterpart of The Onion in the media.
After mockingly naming transgender government employee Rachel Levine “Man of the Year,” Twitter temporarily suspended the right-leaning parody website The Babylon Bee.
The Babylon Bee's Man Of The Year Is Rachel Levine https://t.co/mZdcXbUnmf
— The Babylon Bee (@TheBabylonBee) March 15, 2022
Seth Dillon (@SethDillon), the CEO of The Babylon Bee, tweeted on Sunday night;
“I just received the news that we’ve been locked out of our account for ‘hateful conduct’.”
I just received this notice that we’ve been locked out of our account for “hateful conduct.” pic.twitter.com/udMriKcDr6
— Seth Dillon (@SethDillon) March 20, 2022
Elon Musk in a separate tweet also went ahead to warn that;
“New Twitter policy is freedom of speech, but not freedom of reach.
Negative/hate tweets will be max deboosted & demonetized, so no ads or other revenue to Twitter.
You won’t find the tweet unless you specifically seek it out, which is no different from rest of Internet.”
According to Musk, a decision is yet to be taken as to whether the Former President of the United States of America will be reinstated or not.
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