Twitter removes three of Trump’s tweets as a result of the remarkable lasting harsh situation in Washington, D.C. After pro-Trump protesters fumed the US Capitol in an endeavor to compel Congress to block the appointment with President-elect Joe Biden.
Facebook also joined Twitter in blocking Trump from posting. Both social media companies suspended President Donald Trump’s accounts as he proceeded to drag conspiracy theories about the November 3 election. Twitter suspended Trump’s account for 12 hours and blocked three of his tweets including a video of his address to his supporters.
Twitter safety that “As a result of the unprecedented and ongoing violent situation in Washington, DC, we have required the removal of three realDonaldTrump Tweets that were posted earlier today for repeated and severe violations of our Civic Integrity policy. This means that the account of @realDonaldTrump will be locked for 12 hours following the removal of these Tweets. If the Tweets are not removed, the account will remain locked,”.
Twitter warned Trump’s account if he continued to disobey twitter policies. Twitter said that “Future violations of the Twitter Rules, including our Civic Integrity or Violent Threats policies, will result in permanent suspension of the @realDonaldTrump account,” it said.”Our public interest policy — which has guided our enforcement activity in this area for years — ends where we believe the risk of harm is higher and/or more severe,”
While adding that it will continue to analyze the situation in real-time, encompassing evaluating activity on the ground and statements made off Twitter. Facebook said it would be blocking the president’s account from posting for 24 hours due to two policy violations.
Facebook’s vice president integrity Guy Rosen said: “This is an emergency and we are taking appropriate emergency measures, including removing President Trump’s video. We removed it because on balance we believe it contributes to rather than diminishes the risk of ongoing violence.”
The accounts of world leaders are not above their policies. It listed out areas that will result in an action for an account on its service. It includes the promotion of terrorism, clear and blunt warnings of turmoil against an individual, posting private information, such as a home address or non-public personal phone number; and posting or sharing private photos or videos of someone that were produced or allocated without their approval.