Velazquez's webpage consists of two elements, displayed the message that Giuliani described as "disgusting": "Donald J. Trump is a traitor to our country" and carrying a link to coverage of Mueller's investigation.
In three instances, Giuliani failed to insert a space between two sentences.
After the story broke, instead of deleting the tweet to take responsibility for his error, Giuliani instead chose to use the incident as fuel for those on the right to continue the narrative that Twitter is anti-Trump and anti-conservative. The Atlanta-based digital marketing director said he "knew immediately that it was just a typo", but he clicked on the link anyway - quickly realizing the domain was unregistered.More news: Comey makes deal over House subpoena, backs off legal fight
Despite all of Giuliani's tinfoil hat protestations, the Trump lawyer is not the victim of a malicious bias from Twitter. A spokesperson told Fortune that the company's "service worked as designed".
The social media platform automatically added a hyperlink over the text. Here's its statement to the New York Times: "The accusation that we're artificially injecting something into a tweet is completely false". At the time of this writing, Giuliani's tweet had 17,248 retweets and 46,827 likes.
While he now works as a legal advisor to the White House, Trump originally brought Giuliani in as a cybersecurity advisor.
It's one thing to question Twitter's practice of banning users for breaking their terms of service, like many on the right have done, but it's an entirely different matter to claim that Twitter is anti-Trump because your own carelessness caused you to literally type in a URL, which Twitter rightfully turned into a link. A period directly followed by "In" refers to domains that live on India's top-level domain. In 2017, he said that he would serve as Trump's cybersecurity czar.