But as the BBC reports, even if the tags are no longer visible, the qanon video itself can still appear in tiktok’s for you proposal or in the user’s stream of information.

and other social networking platforms generally take a tougher stance on qanon materials; earlier this week, twitter announced that 7000 accounts were banned, qanon related links were blocked, and another 150000 accounts were restricted. Twitter will no longer promote these accounts or highlight them as a hot topic.

qanon is a conspiracy theory claiming that President Donald Trump is secretly planning to arrest high-profile politicians and celebrities for paedophilia or cannibalism. About a dozen Republican candidates have expressed support for “qanon”, and several of their followers have been accused of violence.