Uganda Government Shuts Down Twitter and Facebook Over Election Interference By Censoring Users

Posted on 01/12/2021

The Uganda government is shutting down access to social media sites Facebook and Twitter for censoring users during an election. In a neocolonialist-fashion, Facebook was closing accounts on government employees in Uganda. Facebook and Twitter recently closed the accounts of the sitting U.S. President and a number of his supporters recently.

Twitter’s Response

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