Kanye West's Accounts For Anti-Semitic Posts Have Been Restricted on Instagram and Twitter

Kanye West's Accounts For Anti-Semitic Posts Have Been Restricted on Instagram and Twitter ...

Instagram and Twitter have said that they have restricted the accounts of Kanye West from the United States because of anti-Semitic posts.

On Sunday, a spokeswoman for Twitter told AFP that West''s account was compromised due to a violation of the social media platform''s policies.

Instagram''s parent company Meta''s spokesperson told AFP that the group had deleted content without specifying which posts from the account for violating its rules.

According to the same source, Instagram had also restricted his account, which might involve preventing him from posting, commenting, or sending private messages.

"I''m a bit sleepy tonight," the rapper said in a tweet, which isn''t longer visible on West''s account, but when I wake up I''m going death con 3 on JEWISH PEOPLE, according to a military readiness code called DEFCON.

In a manner that translates "Black Lives Matter," a Black artist who now wears Ye sparked controversy by wearing a "White Lives Matter" T-shirt during the recent Paris Fashion Week.

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The phrase "Black Lives Matter" became a rallying cry for protests against racism and police brutality triggered by George Floyd''s murder in 2020.

On Friday, 45-year-old West posted picture shots of a conversation with rapper Diddy, who called out West over the T-shirt and its message.

"Ima use you as an example to demonstrate to those who told you to call me that no one can threaten or influence me. I told you this was war. Now gone get you some business," he said. The posts have since been removed from the platform, but images can still be found online.

In a post that has been blocked by the platform for violating its rules, he said on Twitter that he would target Jewish people.

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) has slammed the West for allegedly blaming Jews for ''fomented hatred.''

"Kanye West should investigate how to make a point without using antisemitism," the organization said.

West, who has been open about his bipolar disorder for 24 hours in March, was previously barred from posting on Instagram, amid an obscenity over Kim Kardashian''s divorce.

Adidas, a German sportswear company, claimed that it is considering its partnership with West earlier this week, and that he was reportedly dissatisfied with how the brand was promoting his goods.

Last month, West and retail brand Gap have announced the conclusion of a partnership.