- Actor Kangana Ranaut’s Twitter account was suspended on Tuesday, after she posted a collection of tweets in response to the current West Bengal election outcomes. Twitter mentioned that she has been discovered to repeatedly violate the platform’s guidelines.
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2021 01:04 PM IST
Actor Kangana Ranaut‘s Twitter account was ‘completely suspended’ on Tuesday, after she posted a collection of tweets in response to the current West Bengal meeting election outcomes.
A Twitter spokesperson mentioned, “We’ve been clear that we are going to take robust enforcement motion on behaviour that has the potential to result in offline hurt. The referenced account has been completely suspended for repeated violations of Twitter Guidelines particularly our Hateful Conduct coverage and Abusive Behaviour coverage. We implement the Twitter Guidelines judiciously and impartially for everybody on our service.”
This is not the primary time that the actor has been penalised by the social media platform. Earlier this yr, sure restrictions had been imposed on her account after she posted an incendiary tweet towards Amazon Prime Video collection Tandav, wherein she mentioned it was ‘time to take (the makers’) heads off’ for hurting non secular sentiments.
On the time, a Twitter spokesperson advised NDTV that Kangana’s tweet was in violation of the platform’s Abusive Behaviour Coverage, which prohibits ‘focused harassment of somebody, or (inciting) different folks to take action’. “We prohibit content material that needs, hopes or expresses a want for loss of life, severe bodily hurt towards a person or group of individuals and take enforcement motion after we determine violations which might embody putting an account in read-only mode,” they mentioned.
Kangana had tagged Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in retaliation. She had written in a tweet, “My account and my digital identification may get martyred for the nation anytime.”
Kangana had additionally criticised the platform for suspending the account of former US president Donald Trump.