Asked if they would ban Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid from their platform, who has nearly 300k Twitter followers, Twitter offered a response.
Per Mediaite a spokesman for the company sidestepped the question, saying in a statement it would “continue to proactively enforce” its rules on the “glorification of violence, platform manipulation and spam.”
Per the report “Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid maintains an active presence on the website, where he enjoyed more than 200,000 followers as of Tuesday. He also is not the group’s only member using social media to promote the Taliban’s message. An announcement Mujahid posted earlier in the day about a Taliban press conference in Kabul drew messages from some of his supporters, including one who went by the name Muhammad Ibrahim.
Ibrahim’s history on the website showed that he used his account in July to provide advice to one self-proclaimed 26-year-old Bangaladeshi man seeking to join the terror group. “I want to join Taliban,” the man wrote in a July 14 message. “Pls help me.”
Meanwhile, former President Trump remains permanently banned from Twitter
Meanwhile, per the Washington Examiner “Facebook on Tuesday reiterated its ban on accounts that support, praise, or represent the Taliban as the militant group has rapidly swept through much of Afghanistan, including the capital city of Kabul.