U.S. President Donald Trump was permanently banned from Twitter less than two weeks before he left power.
Twitter Announce action Late Friday, it said it had conducted a “close review” of the president’s recent tweets and how they were being received, and concluded that Friday’s two tweets could lead to violence in or around the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden later this month.
Earlier on Wednesday, Twitter suspended Trump’s access for 12 hours, After the crowd The U.S. Capitol, which is made up of supporters of the president, collapsed, robbed congressional offices and disrupted a joint session aimed at ensuring Biden’s victory in last year’s election. Five people were killed during the riots, including Four supporters of the president And An officer of the Capitol Police.
“In the wake of this week’s horrific incident, we made it clear on Wednesday that additional violations of Twitter’s rules would potentially take this very effective step. Our public interest framework exists to enable the people to hear directly from elected officials and world leaders. It is based on the principle that people have the right to publicly account, ”Twitter said in a statement on Friday.
The agency cited the president’s tweets on Friday, one stating that his supporters would not be “disrespected or treated unfairly in any way, shape or form” and the other announcing that he would not attend Biden’s inauguration on January 20.
“These two tweets must be read in recent weeks in the context of the broader events in the country and the way in which the President’s speech can be sent from this account to a different kind of context, including inciting violence by different audiences,” Twitter said.
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Twitter joins as Facebook (and Instagram), Snapchat and Twitch Some of the platforms To delete Trump’s page in recent days. Each of these agencies began with an indefinite or temporary suspension early Wednesday. Twitch and Facebook have hinted that Trump may regain access after the inauguration.
There is a shop Similarly, Trump has blocked the digital store of propaganda, When YouTube has announced the changes Which may prohibit accounts that spread false election information.
Friday, Reddit has banned a moderator from his R / Donald Trump community and its R / conspiracy community. Although no specific reason was given for the subredit ban, the Daily Dot said the moderator was banned for “provoking the community” and violating the site’s content policy.
Apple has similarly threatened to ban social media application parlors if they do not issue some content addition policies, and Google Play has done better by suspending the parlor until it publishes “strong additions to uninterrupted content.” “The move is in light of the ongoing and urgent public security threats,” Google said. Meanwhile, Conflict It has banned “Donald” servers belonging to the pro-Trump community (including the former Reddit page R / Thondonald, which last year was banned for “harassment, hate speech and content interference”). Gizmodo said).
Earlier Friday, Twitter Has suspended several accounts Kevin, along with former National Security Adviser and retired General Michael Flynn and Trump’s attorney Sidney Powell, has expressed support for the Internet conspiracy.
Payment platform stripe Proud boys suspendedFriday, a right-wing group.
Delive video streaming platform Similar announcements On Friday it suspended several accounts in connection with Wednesday’s riots.
Twitter’s share price traded down a few hours after the news, closing at $ 50.40 on Friday, standing at ৮ 5.46.
Update (January 9, 2021, 00:20 UTC): Additional context and information have been added.
Update (January 9, 2021, 01:30 UTC): Google Play has suspended the parlor from its Play Store Added