Why Twitter bans alone are not enough to stop the alt-right

Why Twitter bans alone are not enough to stop the alt-right
Bronwyn Carlson
·5 min read
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Last week Twitter permanently suspended US president Donald Trump in the wake of his supporters’ violent storming of Capitol Hill. Trump was also suspended from Facebook and Instagram indefinitely. Heads quickly turned to the right-wing Twitter alternative Parler—which seemed to be a logical place of respite for the digitally de-throned president.