Nick Moar’s Politics For All account has become popular on Twitter for its catchy posts, often featuring terms like ‘breaking’ or ‘new’
A controversial news aggregator has been suspended by Twitter.
The policy for all was seen as a violation of the Twitter Rules on the platform “manipulation and spam”, according to the giant of social networks.
His sister accounts Football For All and News For All were also reportedly suspended by Twitter over the weekend.
So why was the Twitter account deleted – and who is running Politics For All?
Why was the account banned by Twitter?
Politics For All, which had 400,000 subscribers, was dismantled by Twitter, apparently without warning.
It comes after the account has come under increasing criticism in recent months – from journalists and those concerned about the owner’s political stance.
News agencies have expressed concern that the account is hijacking readership of the original articles with its viral tweets.
Posts use red alarm emojis to alert readers to a breaking news or developing story, often using no more information than a standout headline or line from the main article .
Others feared that the owner’s political stance was too right.
Newspaper reported that Politics For All broke Twitter rules on “platform manipulation and spam”.
However, no broader explanation was given as to why he was breaking the rules.
According to Twitter’s Platform Manipulation Policy, accounts “may not use Twitter’s services in a manner intended to magnify or artificially remove information that manipulates or disrupts people’s experience on Twitter.”
Who runs the policy for all?
Nick Moar, a 19-year-old journalist, is at the helm of the For All brand.
The student teenager became the social media manager for The Spectator last year, it was revealed by Signing times, who reported that Moar was also a Conservative supporter of Brexit.
The loss of the account even garnered support from former footballers and social media stars.
Football expert Gary Neville said on Twitter: “So @Twitter has definitely banned @politicsforall. A very dark move. What the hell is going on?”
Steven Bartlett, founder of The Social Chain and future Dragon’s Den judge, said he thought someone was “unhappy” with the account’s reach and influence.
Indy100 spoke with an anonymous source from Politics For All who allegedly said the account was appealing the decision and “that they had not been informed by Twitter of the reasons why the accounts were suspended.”
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