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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