In an effort to battle extremism on its platform, Twitter has suspended and banned 70,000 accounts tied to the bizarre, pro-Trump group that goes by the name QAnon.

QAnon traffics in the belief that the U.S. political system is controlled by a group of Satan-worshiping pedophiles who abuse children and perform rituals in which the brains of the kids are consumed by members of the cult.

On its company blog, Twitter posted a statement in which the company said they are trying to help stop the spread of false information which may have helped contribute to the storming of the U.S. Capitol last week, leaving five dead:

“We’ve been clear that we will take strong enforcement action on behavior that has the potential to lead to offline harm. Given the violent events in Washington, DC, and increased risk of harm, we began permanently suspending thousands of accounts that were primarily dedicated to sharing QAnon content on Friday afternoon.

“Many of the individuals impacted by this updated enforcement action held multiple accounts, driving up the total number of accounts impacted. Since Friday, more than 70,000 accounts have been suspended as a result of our efforts, with many instances of a single individual operating numerous accounts. These accounts were engaged in sharing harmful QAnon-associated content at scale and were primarily dedicated to the propagation of this conspiracy theory across the service.”

Trump supporters have already begun complaining about Twitter’s actions, claiming they have lost thousands of followers since the platform began cracking down on extremist groups and individuals posting incendiary content:

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