Twitter Punishes Donald Trump Jr. for Spreading Covid-19 Misinformation

The president's son posted a video with bogus health claims.

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Twitter took action against Donald Trump Jr. after he posted a video of false claims about Covid-19. Photo Illustration: Trent Joaquin; Source: Getty Images, Twitter

In the latest dust-up between Twitter and President Donald Trump’s family, the social media company limited Donald Trump Jr.’s account functionalities for 12 hours and forced him to delete a video that spread misinformation about the Covid-19 pandemic.

@ScottNover Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence.