Skip to comments.“If I wanted America to fail” video-maker suspended from Twitter after video goes viral
Posted on 04/23/2012 6:22:59 PM PDT by Ballygrl
If I wanted America to fail video goes viral, but Twitter suspends
By Michelle Malkin April 23, 2012 08:34 PM
This weekend, a video produced by Free Market America went live on YouTube and it is racking up nationwide hits. Deservedly so. The Earth Day-timed message is compelling and extremely relevant this campaign season. As the group writes: The environmental agenda has been infected by extremism its become an economic suicide pact. And were here to challenge it.
For some reason still unknown, Twitter suspended the groups account. Theyve tried to get answers about the cause of the suspension. But no replies. Adam Bitely at NetRightDaily notes:
for some strange reason, Twitter silenced the official account for the new Americans for Limited Government project Free Market America. The account, @FreeMarket_US, went live a few days before Earth Day and was slowly picking up steam.
On Earth Day, the official website for Free Market America was launched and [its] Facebook and Twitter components started to come to life as well. The first video put out by Free Market America, If I wanted America to fail, got over 120,000 hits in less than 36 hours!
But you would never know that if you tried to follow the Twitter pageit was suspended by Twitter midway through the day on Earth Day!
After numerous attempts to contact Twitter and see what the story was behind the suspension, we still have received no reason why the account was suspended.
When it comes to using Twitter as a tool for promoting your political cause, you better hope that Twitter approves of your message or else you will be censored. So watch out, you could be next!
We would greatly appreciate if you could help our cause to figure out why Free Market America is being censored. Please Tweet the following message: Why has @Twitter suspended @FreeMarket_US? #Censorship
This is just bizarre. The Kill Zimmerman account was left untouched for weeks before finally being taken down. What is Free Market America guilty of? Advocating free markets. Is that against Twitter terms of service?
Ill update with any word from Twitter about the suspension.
Send the link out to your email group and/or put it on facebook. It will get a lot more exposure.Also: join twitter.
"Follow" a bunch of highly followed twitter-sites (whatever they're called, I don't even know, "sites"?) and tweet this link once a day to each of the lists (or whatever).
That alone will give it a lot more exposure than if the original twitter feed (or whatever) had not been suspended.
269,297 views on youtube
317,450 views on youtube
So does Facepuke!
Try posting a pro 2A comment to the 'Virginians for Responsible Gun Ownership' wall or page or whatever the hell they call it and see how fast it disappears.
Are any of you on Free Republic one of those fools, tools, trolls, or sleepers that associate with, or hire, or do any business whatsoever with anyone from these groups that voted for Obama in these percentages in 2008? :
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