Date: January 12, 2021
“QAnon is a bizarre conspiracy theory, whose followers believe that Donald Trump is going to save the world from a cabal of Democrats, Hollywood celebrities and billionaires engaged in Satan-worshipping and child trafficking. Since 2017, QAnon has gone from a fringe US movement to a global phenomenon that flourished amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
After months of the pandemic and lockdowns, Q’s messages flooded social media. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and TikTok all declared war on Q-anon and began deleting related hashtags and accounts. However, Qanon adherents are proving that the restrictions are no obstacle.
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