Elon Musk reveals, how did Twitter suppress the Hunter Biden laptop story? Back in 2020

Elon Musk reveals, how did Twitter suppress the Hunter Biden laptop story? Back in 2020

Published on December 03, 2022 22:25 PM by Andrew Koschiev

On Friday, Elon Musk, who is the CEO of Twitter, released the "Twitter Files," which showed that the company reacted to a "Biden team's " request during the 2020 election. Musk posted a link to the Twitter account of independent journalist and author Matt Taibbi. In a series of tweets, Taibbi explained why the story about Hunter Biden's laptop was taken down.

"Here, we go!! "Musk wrote on Twitter and linked to Taibbi's tweets at the same time.

The First edition of the "Twitter Files" series

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For his first edition of the "Twitter Files" series, Taibbi revealed that he had obtained thousands of internal papers from anonymous sources at the microblogging service.

The Twitter Documents "recount a remarkable tale from within one of the most widely used and prominent social media outlets in the world. It's a Frankenstein-esque tale of a machine built by humans that goes berserk "With a tweet, he spoke with the world.

"When it was first made, Twitter was a brilliant tool for instant mass communication that made it possible for the first time for people all over the world to talk to each other in real-time "a reporter who worked for himself said.

The author went on to say, "However, as time went on, the company was forced to slowly add those barriers. Some of the first tools for controlling speech were made to stop spam and stop people from stealing money."

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Story of Hunter Biden's laptop

Taibbi also said that by 2020, it would be normal for people with connections to ask people to delete tweets. He also gave an example of how this could happen. According to Taibbi, As reported by The New York Post, Facebook "made unusual steps to hide" the story of Hunter Biden's laptop by blocking links to it and alerting users that it could be dangerous.

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Biden Secret Emails

The New York Post published the BIDEN SECRET EMAILS on October 14, 2020. It was a story about what was on Hunter Biden's laptop when he left it behind "he said.

"White House spokeswoman Kaleigh was locked out of her account because she tweeted about the story. This prompted a furious letter from Trump campaign worker Mike Hahn, who yelled, "At least act as you care for the next 20 days!" "he added. The picture of that email was also shown by the author.

"The next long conversation, which includes Gadde and Yoel Roth, the former head of Trust and Safety, shows how confused people are. Trenton Kennedy, who works in communications, writes, "I'm having trouble understanding why this is marked as unsafe "What he said.

The New York Post reported in 2020 that Hunter Biden had introduced his father, who was Vice President at the time, to a top executive at a Ukrainian energy company less than a year before the elder Biden had put pressure on Ukrainian government officials to fire a prosecutor who was looking into the company.

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