Did Julian Assange Delete His Twitter Page? Account Now Back Online

Did Julian Assange Delete His Twitter Page? Account Now Back Online

The account reappeared without loss in number of tweets posted but having lost a considerable number of followers.

Julian Assange's Twitter account was the subject of speculation and conspiracy theories Christmas day.

Then at 1.5am (AEDT), he popped up again with a tweet showing a cartoon of Santa making a Wikileaks "good or bad" list. While some of Assange's die-hard supporters are outraged by what they consider to be Twitter's censorship of free speech, others are celebrating the account's disappearance.

To add to all of the confusion, the U.S. Navy soon after reportedly tweeted "Julian Assange" because, according to the service branch, it was a trending term on Twitter and an authorized user made "an inadvertent keystroke".

There's no mention of what might've happened to Assange's account on the Wikileaks account.




Assange has long used the social media site as a means to communicate Wikileaks' messaging as well as his own while he takes political asylum in the Ecuadorean embassy in London.

Twitter users searching for his account, had gotten a notice that the "page doesn't exist".

It accused Twitter of deleting Assange's account to silence him ahead of a major story.

However, Assange's previous Tweets - and habit of posting personal information about individuals - might've caused him to run afoul of Twitter's regulations.

Do i think Julian Assange is truly gone from twitter? No.

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