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One Nation MPs lost more followers than other Australian politicians in Twitter purge of QAnon accounts

Social media company’s action makes a dent in follower count of a number of rightwing Australian politicians

One Nation politicians including Pauline Hanson have suffered the biggest drop in followers of all Australian politicians as Twitter purged accounts associated with the QAnon conspiracy theory.

Following the insurrection at the US Capitol on 6 January, Twitter announced it had suspended 70,000 accounts promoting the QAnon conspiracy theory, after many of those involved in rioting at the Capitol espoused the fraudulent theory as their motivation.

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