(Washington Examiner) Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy claimed on Thursday that his LinkedIn account had been locked for violating the site’s policies, only to have his account reinstated hours later.
A LinkedIn spokesperson told the Washington Examiner Thursday afternoon that Ramaswamy’s account was “restricted in error” and is now back up.
“Your account was restricted for sharing content that contains misleading or inaccurate information, in violation of LinkedIn’s User Agreement” read an email from LinkedIn that Ramaswamy shared on Tuesday.
Ramaswamy posted screenshots of emails he received on LinkedIn, writing “Big Tech election interference has begun.”
Big Tech election interference has begun: @LinkedIn locked my account & censored me this week for posting videos where I expressed fact-based views as a presidential candidate about climate policy and Biden’s relationships with China. They said it violated their policies relating… pic.twitter.com/ND2dFVnGAg
— Vivek Ramaswamy (@VivekGRamaswamy) May 25, 2023