After Meta-owned Instagram, Twitter has now locked rapper Kanye West, who now goes by the account identify “Ye”, out of his account after he posted an anti-Semitic tweet, as Tesla CEO Elon Musk welcomed him on the micro-blogging platform.
West surfaced on Twitter for the primary time since November 2020, tweeting “Take a look at this Mark, The way you gone kick me off Instagram, You was my n***a”, together with a blurry picture of himself and Meta founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg singing karaoke.
“The account in query has been locked as a consequence of a violation of Twitter’s insurance policies,” a Twitter spokesperson informed The Verge on Sunday.
Instagram has additionally eliminated content material from West’s account and positioned restrictions on it following repeated coverage violations.
Musk rapidly welcomed West again to the platform, regardless of his current expressions of antisemitism.
“Welcome again to Twitter, my good friend!” tweeted the Tesla CEO.
West later posted a controversial textual content: “I am a bit sleepy tonight however after I get up I am going demise (sic) con 3 On JEWISH PEOPLE. You guys have toyed with me and tried to black ball anybody who opposes your agenda.”
Despite Musk’s approval, Twitter eliminated the tweet, and later locked the rapper’s account.
Instagram additionally positioned a restriction on Kanye West’s account after deleting content material for a violation of the platform’s insurance policies, reported Selection.
A Meta spokesperson mentioned that short-term restrictions on posting, commenting and messaging are commonplace observe for accounts that often violate the social media platform’s insurance policies.