Tuesday, July 27

QAnon

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The’QAnon Shaman’ is in plea negotiations after being diagnosed with mental illnesses, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, report says

Capitol riot suspect known as "QAnon Shaman" is in plea negotiations, his lawyer told Reuters. The negotiations come after Jacob Chansley was diagnosed with several mental illnesses while in prison. Chansley, pictured in horns and fur on January 6, was one of the most visible people at the riot. LoadingSomething is loading. The Capitol riot sus...
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White nationalist Nick Fuentes banned from annual gathering of top US conservatives but other far-right extremists were welcomed

Nick Fuentes was removed from the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas on Saturday. But several other far-right figures were seen at the event, including Oath Keepers and Proud Boys. Donald Trump is due to speak at the conference on Sunday. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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A Trump-loving insurrectionist and a convicted stalker are among 36 QAnon supporters running for Congress in 2022

At least 36 QAnon-supporting candidates intend to run for Congress in 2022, Media Matters said. Some of the candidates are diehard QAnon fans, while others signal their support subtly. Experts told Insider that this shows how QAnon has evolved into a major political force. See more stories on Insider's business page. In July 2020, JR Majewski made national headlines after transforming his 19,000-square-foot lawn into a massive Trump re-election banner. When the Air Force veteran from Ohio appeared in a television interview with Fox News, he was wearing a QAnon T-shirt.Several months later, as Congress met to certify President Joe B...
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John McAfee’s Instagram account was deleted after it posted the letter ‘Q’ following his suicide in jail

John McAfee's Instagram account posted a picture of the letter "Q" following his suicide Wednesday. It appeared to be a reference to the QAnon conspiracy theory.  McAfee's account is no longer available. Instagram has not responded to a request for comment. See more stories on Insider's business page. John McAfee's Instagram account seems to have been taken down after posting an apparent reference to the QAnon conspiracy theory following the cybersecurity software founder's death on Wednesday. McAfee, 75, died by suicide in a Barcelona jail on Wednesday after learning that Spain's National Court had approved his extradition to the ...
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What is Parler? an “uncensored” social network | Digital Trends Spanish

Given the restrictions and moderations that Facebook and Twitter have placed on some of the opinions of its users, a new social network has emerged with force that ensures not to restrict any type of comment from its members and that invites them to express what they really feel about certain topics. It is called Parler and it was one of the platforms most occupied by the followers of President Donald Trump during the last US presidential elections, he says Tech Crunch. Without going any further, Parler's home page promises its users to "speak freely and express themselves openly, without fear of being disqualified for their views." This call for "freedom of expression" has caused thousands of people to abandon traditional social networks to join Parler. In just over a week, its u...
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Unbridled on Facebook and Instagram the falsehoods of QAnon | Digital Trends Spanish

New groups QAnon are growing at a rapid pace on Facebook and its parent Instagram, whose followers are responsible for spreading absurd and unfounded conspiracy theories. This was established by an investigation of The Guardian, which detected 170 groups, pages and accounts on Facebook and Instagram, which accumulate more than 4.5 million followers in at least 15 countries. The media registered at the end of June more than a hundred pages, profiles, groups and accounts with at least 1,000 followers, the largest of which had 150,000 followers, with a total of 3 million. By Sunday, August 9, they had experienced an increase of close to 34 percent. The largest included more than 200,000 members. “The same work recognized 73 additional groups and pages dedicated to QAnon w...
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New Facebook hit to QAnon and his fake news | Digital Trends Spanish

With around 200,000 followers there was a group called Official Q / Qanon recently removed by Facebook. The social network detected repeated violations of its policies in the contents of the network of right-wing sympathizers and the president of the United States, Donald Trump, who often divulge conspiracy theories. Previously, Facebook removed "multiple individual posts for crossing the lines on bullying and harassment, hate speech and false information that could cause harm." Thus he exposed it to Reuters a spokesperson for the platform who requested that his identity be reserved, detailing the action that took place on Tuesday, August 4. In addition, the firm has strengthened monitoring of other groups linked to the same trend, added the version of the British agenc...
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What is QAnon and why technology companies are against it? Digital Trends Spanish

Despite the multiple efforts to combat it, it is a fact that disinformation has an impressive force in the digital world, which ends up impacting the physical world. Examples are abundant, especially in the health emergency that the planet is going through. On this occasion, it is worth talking about a radical movement that promotes different conspiracy theories: what is QAnon? Why are technology companies against you? The last platform to react has been Twitter, which reported this July 2020 that it would start taking radical measures to limit the scope of QAnon content. This action was said to be intended to affect at least 150.00 accounts. What is QAnon? Scott Olson / Getty Images QAnon, which could now be considered a movement, originates in October 2017 on the ...