• Twitter's Jack Dorsey defends controversial decision to ban Donald Trump

    13 days ago - By Android Central

    Dorsey said online speech can cause a lot of offline harm, driving Twitter's policy enforcement decisions.
    What you need to know
    Twitter permanently suspended Donald Trump last week in the wake of an insurrection in the US Capitol.
    In a thread on the platform, CEO Jack Dorsey defended the decision.
    Saying he did not take pride in the action, he dubbed it a result of Twitter's failure to "promote healthy conversation".
    Last week, following an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, social media services moved to limit reach on the President's posts. While Trump faced bans from services as varied...
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  • Apple invests in the future, YouTube suspends Trump uploads video - CNET

    Apple invests in the future, YouTube suspends Trump uploads video - CNET

    13 days ago - By CNET

    In today's top stories, Apple announces plans for its $100 million racial equity and justice initiative. Meanwhile, YouTube is suspending uploads to President Trump's channel for at least a week citing concerns about violence.
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  • Snapchat joins Twitter in permanently banning Donald Trump

    Snapchat joins Twitter in permanently banning Donald Trump

    13 days ago - By Android Central

    In the wake of the Capitol insurrection, social media companies have sought to limit the U.S. President's reach.
    What you need to know
    Snapchat has joined other major social media companies in banning President Trump.
    The president had been accused of using his social media presence to incite violence.
    Snapchat had previously suspended him indefinitely but decided to ban him in view of his long term conduct.
    The social media backlash against President Trump following the 2021 storming of the United States Capitol continues this week as Snapchat has now banned the President's account...
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  • Snapchat and YouTube also suspend Donald Trump's accounts

    Snapchat and YouTube also suspend Donald Trump's accounts

    13 days ago - By GSMArena

    Snapchat and YouTube are the two latest platforms that have suspended Donald Trump's accounts after Washington DC's events on January 6, 2021.
    According to Axios, Snapchat removed the President's content multiple times after being warned of violating policies. The indefinite suspension “was sparked not just by actions on Snapchat, but by Trump's records of inciting violence on other platforms.”
    On the other hand, YouTube is implementing a one-week suspension of his channel after earning a strike under the platform's policies, CNN reported. The video platform also deleted content from...
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