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Thu May 23, 2019, 08:27 PM

Twitter Bans #Resistance-Famous Krassenstein Brothers for Allegedly Operating Fake Accounts

Ed and Brian Krassenstein are banned for life after ‘operating multiple fake accounts and purchasing account interactions,’ a Twitter spokesman said.

Twitter has permanently banned prominent anti-Trump brothers Brian and Ed Krassenstein, alleging that two of the biggest stars of #Resistance Twitter had broken the site’s rules about operating fake accounts and purchasing fake interactions with their accounts.

“The Twitter Rules apply to everyone,” a Twitter spokesperson said in a statement. “Operating multiple fake accounts and purchasing account interactions are strictly prohibited. Engaging in these behaviors will result in permanent suspension from the service.”

The suspensions are a major loss for the Krassensteins, who had used their massive Twitter followers and ability to quickly respond to tweets from Donald Trump to make themselves internet celebrities. Ed Krassenstein had roughly 925,000 followers before he was banned, while Brian Krassenstein had more than 697,000.

The Krassensteins didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/twitter-bans-resistance-famous-krassenstein-brothers-for-allegedly-operating-fake-accounts?ref=home&via=twitter_page


I'm shocked! Not really... grifters gonna grift.

I can't remember... which Krassenstein brother had the Bieber fan account (then turned it into a political account)?

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Reply Twitter Bans #Resistance-Famous Krassenstein Brothers for Allegedly Operating Fake Accounts (Original post)
demmiblue May 23 OP
hlthe2b May 23 #1
RockRaven May 23 #2
Dorian Gray May 23 #3
demmiblue May 23 #4
Dorian Gray May 23 #5
demmiblue May 23 #6
nini May 23 #7
bearsfootball516 May 23 #8

Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Thu May 23, 2019, 08:29 PM

1. They have always been a curiosity. Too bad they make our side look bad...

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Thu May 23, 2019, 08:45 PM

2. I have no patience for grifters, whether they love or hate Trump

I also think twitter is an awful company run by awful people.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Thu May 23, 2019, 08:57 PM

3. They are two

of the most annoying human beings online. I blocked them ages ago, and they still showed up in my feed. Thank Goodness for small favors.

I don't even get how this was a possible grift, but they're right up there with avenatti for me. Don't trust them at all.

There is also some resistance doctor whom I find extremely annoying.  i'm on the fence about Seth Abrahmson.

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Response to Dorian Gray (Reply #3)

Thu May 23, 2019, 09:13 PM

4. I'm guessing Dena Grayson is who you are referring to.

All peas in the same pod, imo.

I have no opinion regarding Abrahmson, as I have never really read his tweets (mostly due to the fact that a lot of the #TeamPillowForts types here post his material quite often-- or have in the past).

The Krassenstein Bros (plus some other dude) now run a news site called the Hill Reporter (which has, sadly, made its way as a source in LBN).

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Response to demmiblue (Reply #4)

Thu May 23, 2019, 09:18 PM

5. I'm not familiar with Dena Greyson...

I think it's Edmund Gu, MD or a similar name. (There was a scandal and he self banned last year, but then came back and responds to all of Trumps Tweets. Just as the Krassenstein's do.)

But they're all the same. seeking notoriety and some sort of monetization of their tweets. It kills me how many of my friends retweet their stuff. And I'm thrilled I won't see it anymore.

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Response to Dorian Gray (Reply #5)

Thu May 23, 2019, 09:24 PM

6. Lol, small blessings!

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Thu May 23, 2019, 09:28 PM

7. I always thought they were a bit much

I am not a bit surprised at this.

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Response to demmiblue (Original post)

Thu May 23, 2019, 09:31 PM

8. I hate Trump as much as anyone, and those two were annoying as shit

Good riddance.

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