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WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump, in a video message posted to social media, told supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol in a chaotic protest aimed at thwarting a peaceful transfer of power to “go home” but kept up false election attacks and called backers “very special.” “After initially blocking any retweets, replies, likes or quote tweets, Twitter went on to remove the video altogether and locked Trump's account for 12 hours and said his account could be permanently suspended if there were other violations. The same video was posted to Facebook but was later removed by the company.
Facebook later announced it had placed a 24-hour block on Trump's page for “policy violations.” “We removed a video posted this afternoon to DonaldTrump's channel that violated our policies regarding content that alleges widespread fraud or errors changed the outcome of the 2020 U.S. Election,” Far shad Shad loo, Head of Policy Communications, said.
The video was posted after President-elect Joe Biden called the violent protests “an assault on the most sacred of American undertakings: the doing of the people's business. Trump had urged his supporters to come to Washington to protest Congress's formal approval of Biden's win.
Several Republican lawmakers backed his calls, despite there being no evidence of fraud or wrongdoing in the election. Other Republican lawmakers and previous administration officials had begged Trump to give a statement to his supporters to quell the violence.
National File can report Friday afternoon that President Donald Trump ’s personal Twitter account, which had almost 89 million followers, was permanently banned by the Big Tech monopoly in the most extreme and unethical case of platforming seen to date. “As such, our determination is that the two Tweets above are likely to inspire others to replicate the violent acts that took place on January 6, 2021, and that there are multiple indicators that they are being received and understood as encouragement to do so,” the long-winded and poorly phrased statement concluded.
The Trump administration and the GOP had failed to enact any substantive policies that reigned in Big Tech’s ability to violate the First Amendment over the past four years. Trump News Today is an aggregation of recent articles, tweets, and video featuring Donald Trump.
This site is not intended to favor left or right viewpoints, but rather a source to absorb the overall sentiment of our President in the news. The far right-friendly Parker may be the leading candidate, though Google and Apple have both removed it from their app stores and Amazon decided to boot it off its web hosting service.
In a statement Friday, Trump said: “We have been negotiating with various other sites, and will have a big announcement soon, while we also look at the possibilities of building out our own platform in the near future.” Experts had predicted Trump might pop up on Parker, a 2-year-old magnet for the far right that claims more than 12 million users and where his sons Eric and Don Jr. are already active.
Parker hit headwinds, though, on Friday as Google yanked its smartphone app from its app store for allowing postings that seek “to incite ongoing violence in the U.S.” Apple followed suit on Saturday evening after giving Parker 24 hours to address complaints it was being used to “plan and facilitate yet further illegal and dangerous activities.” Public safety issues will need to be resolved before it is restored, Apple said. Amazon struck another blow Saturday, informing Parker it would need to look for a new web-hosting service effective midnight Sunday.
It reminded Parker in a letter, first reported by BuzzFeed, that it had informed it in the past few weeks of 98 examples of posts “that clearly encourage and incite violence” and said the platform “poses a very real risk to public safety.” Parker CEO John Mate decried the punishments as “a coordinated attack by the tech giants to kill competition in the marketplace.
We were too successful too fast,” he said in a Saturday night post, saying it was possible Parker would be unavailable for up to a week “as we rebuild from scratch.” Google and Apple both booted it from their app stores in 2017 and it was left internet-homeless for a time the following year due to anti-Semitic posts attributed to the man accused of killing 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue.
Online speech experts expect social media companies led by Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube to more vigorously police hate speech and incitement in the wake of the Capitol rebellion, as Western democracies led by Nazism-haunted Germany already do. They include Mere, Within, The Donald.win and Storefront, according to a report released Saturday by The Althea Group, which tracks disinformation.
Kaye rejects arguments by U.S. conservatives including the president’s former U.N. ambassador, Nikki Haley, that the Trump ban savaged the First Amendment, which prohibits the government from restricting free expression. While initially arguing their need to be neutral on speech, Twitter and Facebook gradually yielded to public pressure drawing the line especially when the so-called Pandemic video emerged early in the COVID-19 pandemic urging people not to wear masks, noted civic media professor Ethan Ackerman of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Associated Press writers Barbara Outstay in Oakland, California, and Amanda Sat in Chicago contributed to this report. Though stripped of his Twitter account for inciting rebellion, President Donald Trump does have alternative options of much smaller reach.
Though stripped of his Twitter account for inciting rebellion, President Donald Trump does have alternative options of much smaller reach. It appears President Donald Trump will have to find a new preferred platform to share his views with the world.
Hashtags for “TrumpBanned” and “Thank you, Twitter” quickly rose to the top of the social media site in the wake of the permanent suspension. Hours after his suspension, Trump released a statement criticizing the ban, and teasing a possible new platform.
They are all about promoting a Radical Left platform where some of the most vicious people in the world are allowed to speak freely,” he added. The POTUS account, rarely used by Trump himself over the past four years, will be transferred over to the Biden administration following his inauguration.
The blog post from Twitter announcing the ban cited the events of Wednesday's raid on the U.S. Capitol as a reason for the suspension. Trump's account had been temporarily suspended in the wake of the rioting, but warned the president another violation of its terms of service would result in a permanent ban.
“In the context of horrific events this week, we made it clear on Wednesday that additional violations of the Twitter Rules would potentially result in this very course of action,” the company wrote. Rioters ended up pushing past police and ransacking legislative offices, spraying graffiti on the walls and stealing property.
The statement continued, “However, we made it clear going back years that these accounts are not above our rules entirely and cannot use Twitter to incite violence, among other things. She wrote a letter to CEO Jack Dorsey in October 2019, citing a handful of tweets she said broke the platform's policy.
In 2017, critics argued that Trump ’s tweets about North Korea broke the company’s rules regarding violent threats. Twitter ultimately said no; explaining that under its “newsworthiness” policy tweets from world leaders were generally considered to be in the “public interest,” and thus the company had an obligation to let them stay up.
Dorsey made a similar argument last year, when pressed by Congress on why Twitter didn’t sanction Iran’s leader for threatening Israel. “We did not find those to violate our terms of service because we considered them ‘saber rattling,’ which is part of the speech of world leaders in concert with other countries,” Dorsey said at the time.
The company said it was trying to “strike the right balance between enabling free expression, fostering accountability, and reducing the potential harm caused by these tweets.” When Twitter fact-checked the president’s tweets about election fraud last year, the Facebook CEO promptly criticized the move.
When Twitter restricted Trump ’s tweets that threatened protestors, Zuckerberg declined to take a similar action. On Wednesday, the company removed a video posted by Trump, in which he praised the rioters as “special” people, and then imposed a 24-hour suspension.
West Virginia Senator Joe Man chin also called for a longer suspension, urging Twitter to impose a more severe penalty. So did former Twitter executive Adam Sharp, who previously headed up the company’s work with lawmakers and government officials.
Donald Trump Jr. said, “We are living in Orwell’s 1984,” after Twitter moved to permanently suspend his father from the platform. Trump Jr. urged his followers to subscribe to a new website to receive his updates via email.
The website, DonJr.com, is mostly bare bones and features testimonials from conservatives like Mark Kevin attacking Joe Biden. There is also an area where fans can purchase books and other Trump Jr.-branded apparel.
Read more: This TikTok challenge is bringing back David Bowie’s most iconic looks On Jan. 6, the U.S. Capitol was taken over by Pro- Trump supporters who were denouncing the results of the Presidential election. While the Senate was certifying the Electoral College votes, which favored President-elect Joe Biden, the supporters forced entry into the U.S. Capitol building.
In the end, five individuals died during the protests including one woman who was shot during a confrontation between protestors and law enforcement. In a video shared on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, Trump asked the protests to stop, but still mentioned the “stolen” election.
Read more: Taco Bell’s replacement for potatoes is here, but not everyone can try it yet “We had an election that was stolen from us,” Trump stated. After sharing three tweets that Twitter claimed contained “repeated and severe violations” of its civic integrity policy, Trump ’s account was locked for 12 hours.
Read more: Hear the Pretty Reckless and Tom Morel lo join forces on “And So It Went” “However, we made it clear going back years that these accounts are not above our rules and cannot use Twitter to incite violence. Read more: Here’s why Ashnikko is changing the release date for ‘Daredevil’ again Due to Trump ’s Twitter ban, many are now suggesting he should join Myspace.