In the four years since someone calling themselves 'Q' started posting enigmatic messages on fringe internet discussions boards, QAnon has grown up.
The threat appears to be connected to a far-right conspiracy theory, mainly promoted by supporters of QAnon, that Donald Trump will rise again to power on 4 March
A few prominent firebrands, an opaque pro-Trump nonprofit and at least one wealthy donor had campaigned for weeks to amplify the president’s false claims about his defeat, stoking the anger of his supporters
A full reckoning will take months or even years, and many lawmakers have called for a formal commission to investigate
The unusual split-screen spectacle came about, like so much else in the 2020 campaign, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and Donald Trump’s resistance to following the public health guidelines outlined by scientists and medical experts in his own administration
Twitter said it would not serve content and accounts associated with QAnon in trends and recommendations.