Twitter Removes Parody Account After Minister Reports It For "Impersonation"
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Twitter Removes Parody Account After Minister Reports It For “Impersonation”
"We all have a responsibility to protect our democracy and make sure our political debate is grounded in the facts," Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says

A parody Twitter account imitating federal Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna was banned from the social media platform Tuesday evening, after McKenna submitted a report to the site concerning the “impersonation.”

“Twitter has strict rules about the difference between impersonation accounts and parody, and they apparently decided to suspend the account,” McKenna, the Liberal MP for Ottawa Centre, says in a statement to CANADALAND. “The company has encouraged all users, especially elected officials and other public figures, to report any activity that violates its rules and policies — so we did and will continue to do so.”

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