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"We must achieve independence, and we have to think about deep and radical ways we can free ourselves from multinational corporations (like Twitter) that control social media," Maduro said at a meeting of his ministers.
Communications Minister Delsy Rodriguez said nearly 6,600 Maduro followers disappeared from the president's account in 10 minutes, though she did not specify when the incident took place. As of Friday, Maduro's official Twitter account had 1.4 million followers.
Opposition figure Henrique Capriles on Saturday asked the president, at a public meeting, why Maduro was more worried by Twitter than Venezuela's almost 50% inflation rate.
Typical tactics of ultra Left Wing regimes.
Always blame somebody else for your own failures.
Always find something petty to nit-pick about.