Twitter has removed at least ninety accounts posting about QAnon's conspiracy theory, according to research platform



Supporters of this conspiracy theory believe that US President Donald Trump is fighting behind the scenes against a pedophile and satanist elite.

The conspiracy theory has come over from the United States.

In recent months, QAnon has also gained popularity in the Netherlands,



in September.

The news and research program found 12,000 unique members in Facebook groups.

It is unclear how great the impact of the ninety deleted Twitter accounts on the social debate is.

Examples that


shares show that a number of accounts had several hundred followers.

The largest profile deleted had 5,609,



, but it's unclear how far this account's influence extends.

Twitter announced in July that it will tackle QAnon.

At the time, the company expected 150,000 accounts to face the stricter measure, including permanent profile suspension.

See also: What is QAnon, the conspiracy theory that provokes 'war between realities'?