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Why Was The Babylon Bee Suspended by Twitter? CEO Seth Dillon Reacts to Ban

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Twitter, according to the CEO, Seth Dillon.Dillon took to his personal Twitter account on Sunday evening to explain why the page had been suspended and his reaction to the news.The page had been temporarily banned for a tweet mocking Dr.

Rachel Levine, who identifies as transgender. Levine serves as an admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.I just received this notice that we’ve been locked out of our account for “hateful conduct.” pic.twitter.com/udMriKcDr6Dillon posted an image of the message Twitter sent the page and captioned it: "I just received this notice that we've been locked out of our account for 'hateful conduct.'"The image highlighted that Twitter believes The Babylon Bee had violated its rules against hateful conduct.

The Twitter conduct message clarified what it considers hateful conduct."You may not promote violence against, threaten, or harass other people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or serious disease," its message stated.Twitter also highlighted the specific tweet from The Babylon Bee that it considered violated this rule."The Babylon Bee's Man of The Year is Rachel Levine," the tweet read.

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