Twitter bans Trump PERMANENTLY: President’s account is taken down for good because of the ‘risk of further incitement of violence’ after he praised Capitol rioters
- The Twitter account of President Donald Trump has been permanantly deleted, the company accounced in a blog post on Friday
- The social media giant said it was due to the risk that the account would be used for ‘further incitement to violence’
- The account had 88.7million followers
The social media giant said in a blog post that it moved to take away the president’s account due to risk of ‘further incitement to violence’ after his supporters rioted through the U.S. Captiol on Wednesday.
The account had 88.7million followers.
It comes after hundreds of Twitter employees signed a letter to CEO Jack Dorsey asking for the account to be removed as Trump contineud to praise the Capitol rioters.
‘Despite our efforts to serve the public conversation, as Trump’s megaphone, we helped fuel the deadly events of January 6th,’ the employees wrote.
The Twitter account of Donald Trump on Friday night afer it was permanently suspended
The Twitter account of President Donald Trump has been permanantly deleted
‘After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence,’ the company said in a blog post.
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