The rapper was accused by critics of violating Twitter’s COVID-19 policies
Twitter says rapper Nicki Minaj With controversial tweets that did not violate company policies, critics said there was misleading and even misinformation about COVID-19.
The post that garnered Minaj the most response was posted on Monday, when she tweeted, “My cousin in Trinidad won’t get the vaccine because his friend got it and he’s impotent. His testicles are swollen. His The friend was a few weeks away from getting married. Now the girl has annulled the wedding. So just pray on her and make sure you are comfortable with your decision, not fed up.”
Minaj also said she was not vaccinated and was still deciding whether she would get the jab, tweeting ahead of the Met Gala, “They want you to get vaccinated for the Met. If I did get vaccinated yes it won’t be [be] for mate. This will be when I feel that I have done enough research. I am working on it now. In the meantime stay safe my dear. Wear a mask with 2 cords that hold your head and face. Not so loose.”
The cast was lambasted by critics, including MSNBC host Joy Reid, who called Minaj off the air. Minaj saw the clip and replied via tweet, “That’s what happens when you’re so thirsty for another black woman (at white man’s request) that you didn’t even bother to read all my tweets.’ ‘My God’ Imagine yourself being dumbfounded for a minute on TV after a tweet for spreading a false story about a black woman. Minaj called Reed a “lying homophobic c–n” in another message .
Several followers dismissed Minaj’s claims about her cousin’s friend, with many suggesting the alleged reaction was due to a sexually transmitted disease rather than a vaccine, and others insisting that any COVID-19 There is no case of impotence from the shots.
Twitter told multiple outlets that Minaj’s tweets were not in violation of the platform’s rules, but did not respond to Granthshala Business’ requests for the company’s argument.
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Twitter has faced intense backlash for cracking down on “misinformation” about COVID-19 against several conservative accounts during the pandemic, and the son of then-presidential candidate Joe Biden. Censoring news critical of Hunter Biden has sparked renewed fury. 2020 presidential election. But, as with other social media networks such as Facebook, confusion remains about the subjective enforcement of each platform’s rules.