Social Media Giant Hints at Banning Trump

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Twitter has stated that President Trump could be at risk of being banned from the platform after the inauguration.

According to The Daily Wire:

Twitter confirmed that they could clamp down harder on President Donald Trump’s personal Twitter account after he leaves office.

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Trump will lose the protections that Twitter offers to world leaders when he becomes a private citizen, exposing him to the possibility of being more strictly moderated and possibly even banned if he continues to disseminate “conspiracy theories,” according to The Independent.

According to Twitter’s “principles & approach” to world leaders, “if a Tweet from a world leader does violate the Twitter Rules but there is a clear public interest value to keeping the Tweet on the service, we may place it behind a notice that provides context about the violation and allows people to click through should they wish to see the content.”

Trump will lose that stipulation at noon on Jan. 20, a Twitter spokesperson told Forbes last Thursday on condition of anonymity, also saying the company does not have “special rules” for dealing with Trump.

Twitter has been cracking down on President Trump’s tweets since the election and this new development comes as no surprise.

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Gary
Gary
4 months ago

He doesn’t need Twitter! They need him. Hell, he might even buy them when he leaves office just so he can turn them into an American social media company.

Nancy Mulford
Nancy Mulford
4 months ago
Reply to  Gary

Heck, the President couldn’t care. He makes them famous and productive. If it’s not for him you Twitter, Facebook , iTube and google are nothing.
Get lost we don’t need you.! Heck I don’t even watch TV anymore.

Les
Les
4 months ago
Reply to  Gary

Better to start his own social media and hert them financially. I know if President Trump I will quit twitter and I would hope 74 million others will too!

Partshound
4 months ago
Reply to  Gary

Don’t need or use these leftist platforms and hope the conservatives will quit them all

speedle
speedle
4 months ago

I only wish they would ban Trump so we could have the mother of all lawsuits and crush that bearded freak for good.

Les
Les
4 months ago
Reply to  speedle

Ehat bearded freak should be terminated along with the freaks at google and facebook!

James Clark
James Clark
4 months ago

There’s always other platforms they will be the ones to loose

Lisa
Lisa
4 months ago

I have never had a Twitter account and never will, nothing but crap. I hope President Trump just dumps them, nobody needs them anyway.

Clayton Fitzgerald
Clayton Fitzgerald
4 months ago
Reply to  Lisa

I tried to sign up for Twitter once and found that some of my personal information had already been submitted for an account. I immediately took precautions to make sure that this hadn’t led to compromising my ID or anything and fortunately it hadn’t.
My sister had never opened a Facebook account but there was a profile for her on FB.

Rodger Shull
Rodger Shull
4 months ago
Reply to  Lisa

I agree, never had it and never will, Dorsey and Twitter are TRAITORS and DOPED UP and TREASONOUS.

ANdy
ANdy
4 months ago

Free Julian Assange

ReUniteForFreedom
ReUniteForFreedom
4 months ago
Reply to  ANdy

He should have never had his freedom taken away without proof that he had broken any laws! Many mainstream media outlets have done far worse without any repercussions from demonic government bureacrats.

Nine Island Girl
Nine Island Girl
4 months ago

These 3 platforms need the government to interfere and break them down. They have way to much power, not to mention their intentions are evil.
They got slow/corrupt joe elected.

ReUniteForFreedom
ReUniteForFreedom
4 months ago

The real problem is coming from an intity that is covertly trying to destroy our culture and system of government along with our belief system. Unfortunately, this intity has corruptly infiltrated our social structure and government agencies. Using our temptations to bribes of wealth and power. As long as we have enough people to hold our truths to be self-evident, we will survive any assault. If we chose not to fight, what we hold so dear can be taken from us! FREEDOM! GOD ALMIGHTY, LET FREEDOM REIGN! (Martin Luther King) Fight for term limits in Congress!

Rodger Shull
Rodger Shull
4 months ago

I would love to see TWITTER anF.B all brought down for TREASON and take them all out like the TRAITORS they are .

Sandy
4 months ago

Petition to have tweeter, Facebook and other media to be regulated. They should not
Be allowed to censor news.

Donald Pugh Sr
Donald Pugh Sr
4 months ago
Reply to  Sandy

This is not about news, it is about free speech!

ReUniteForFreedom
ReUniteForFreedom
4 months ago
Reply to  Donald Pugh Sr

It’s about protecting our 1st Amendment and our Constitutional Republic!

Patrick
Patrick
4 months ago
Reply to  Sandy

Its caller parler

ReUniteForFreedom
ReUniteForFreedom
4 months ago
Reply to  Sandy

There are hearings taking place in the Senate that will produce factual evidence of censoring conservative views, that they believe has reached across the grain of liberalism, while at the same time allowing extreme liberal views grow against conservatives. If that was done on a large enough scale that could have had an effect on the President election, social media can and should lose their 230 protections. This would allow lawsuits to be filed against these social media companies. The Senate will need massive public support to accomplish this to allow our 1st Amendment to prevail. If the Democrats flip the two seats in Georgia , it will be shutdown and conservative censorship will continue and much worse. God help us!

Elizabeth
Elizabeth
4 months ago

Who cares! There are new social media sites he is on now along with the rest of us!

ReUniteForFreedom
ReUniteForFreedom
4 months ago
Reply to  Elizabeth

We should all care! Social media and mainstream media, do not have the right to violate our 1st Amendment right that is provided by our Constitution, to protect free speech! If they are violating our Constitutional rights they should be broken up and or shutdown. They are not above the law but they are acting as though they are!
They just might be a part of a greater conspiracy to destroy our Constitutional Republic! Scary!

Donald Pugh Sr
Donald Pugh Sr
4 months ago

Screw TWITTER. They banned me a private citizen a few weeks ago because I would not swallow there leftist bull caca!

Donald Pugh Sr
Donald Pugh Sr
4 months ago
Reply to  Donald Pugh Sr

Really because I supported and reinforced President Trump!

ReUniteForFreedom
ReUniteForFreedom
4 months ago
Reply to  Donald Pugh Sr

Clearly they have intentionally violated their agreements to maintain their 230 protections!
They have arrogantly ran a censorship operation knowing they would face backlash, but seem to not be affected at all by their behavior. The best solution to this issue is for all the users of these platforms, is to ban them and shutdown their own accounts! They will either change their behavior or watch their businesses die. We don’t need them, they need us!! Power to the people!

ReUniteForFreedom
ReUniteForFreedom
4 months ago
Reply to  Donald Pugh Sr

Your strength is in your choice to ban them! If enough people do the same they will tweet no more! Or at the very least, they will allow the free flow of all tweets regardless of political affiliation. Less threats of violence and abusive postings.

Paul F Nielsen
Paul F Nielsen
4 months ago

Twitter violated all my rules, so I left. Good riddance. LOL.

ReUniteForFreedom
ReUniteForFreedom
4 months ago
Reply to  Paul F Nielsen

If enough people do the same, the tweeter bird will die.

Rachel Verdon
Rachel Verdon
4 months ago

You guys are missing something here. Big tech and the media monopolies want it both ways, insisting they must act as private publishers managing their Internet content, but simultaneously be shielded as a public forum, exempt from anti-trust laws.

Because these media chat-boards on the Internet have long been infiltrated by porn, pedophiles, sex trafficking, and terrorists, our government regulates them under the National Defense Authorization Act Section 230 which currently shields these monopolies from anti-trust law suits.

Trump rightfully refuses to sign the NDAA appropriations bill until Congress removes the renewal of Section 230. Monopolies are a national security threat, no matter who regulates them. Remember when Ma Bell was broken up into Baby Bells? Crooks, communists and perverts are still on the chat-boards while decent advocates of free men and free markets are censored. We need President Trump for 4 more years to finish the job.

Lisa
Lisa
4 months ago
Reply to  Rachel Verdon

While I don’t think anyone here is missing the point it’s just there are many points. Twitter is completely useless and if all the people who disagreed with them deleted their account they probably wouldn’t exist.

ReUniteForFreedom
ReUniteForFreedom
4 months ago
Reply to  Rachel Verdon

WOW! Finally someone who has enough knowledge to know what is really happening. Kudos to you! We can continue this battle even if President Trump is illegally denied 4 more years. All of these social media platforms need people to use their services to survive and prosper. We need a full scale info blitz against their arrogant violations of their NDAA 230 agreements, that prove blatant and deliberate violations of our 1st Amendment protections by our Constitution. If enough people are aware of their harmful actions, they can fight back by banning them by shutting down their own accounts! We the people can hold them accountable! Government regulations and the forfeits of protections are not likely to produce real positive results. It’s up to the people who use those platforms. Their only vulnerability is their loss of users. As a people, we did well before them, we can do well without them. Once clientele drop off significantly, sponsorship and investors will go elsewhere. Good bye Twitter and Facebook!

Daisy
Daisy
4 months ago

No problem. There are other outlets where Trump can go such as parler. They will only be too happy to have him. Time to switch to an unbiased site. Bye bye twitter. Who needs you?

ReUniteForFreedom
ReUniteForFreedom
4 months ago
Reply to  Daisy

We are on the verge of an explosion of unbiased free speech platforms, many because of the inappropriate use of unsubstantiated censorship directed toward select conservatives. Such free speech platforms must fully censor real hateful speech that contains threats of violence toward any individuals and or groups. They must adhere to the decency communications act to allow our 1st Amendment to flourish under the protection of our Constitution. Violators must be punished by silencing their voices of which they have used to inflict harm against the rights of others, by inflamming forms of retaliation by a notable use of violence. Simple to monitor, simple to maintain! Unlike the censorship of views that violate the 1st Amendment of select view points, that haven’t violated the rules of discourse. A very easy process to resolve if our laws are given the teeth to enforce. Under the current political climate, these companies believe they are too big and powerful to be controlled by our government. That maybe true, but they do fear retaliation from their users or clientele. They need us, we don’t need them!

Tony Winters
Tony Winters
4 months ago

I may not be an expert on World History but if I remember correctly this is how all of the great Dictatorships of the World started. First take away all of the gun for law abiding citizens, then teach their Socialist dogma in schools, and most importantly take away the Right of Free Speech, and only allowing the Regime’s propaganda to be see and heard.

ReUniteForFreedom
ReUniteForFreedom
4 months ago

Time for those who have witnessed and experienced the suppression and censorship of their tweets and Facebook posts, that doesn’t align with their beliefs and values of unjust policies, they must be held accountable. It’s very simple, Twitter and Facebook need us much more than we need them! Understood? If it is your belief and understanding that Twitter or Facebook has violated our 1st Amendment and or your Constitutional rights, you have the power to say no to their platform! Twitter will tweet no more, and Facebook will lose Face, if they choose not to reconform their platform to allow all views less threats and violence. I lived well before Twitter or Facebook and I’ll live well after Twitter and Facebook. Twitter and Facebook only exists because people allow them to! People have the power to shut them down if they choose to misuse their platforms. Time to let them know it!

Benjamin Blumberg
Benjamin Blumberg
4 months ago

I never joined Twitter (or Facebook) because I didn’t want to lose my privacy, and now I never will. I’ll try Parler or some other online forum.

ReUniteForFreedom
ReUniteForFreedom
4 months ago

Same here! Anything you do online is subject to a breach in privacy. Parler is a common sense conservative based platform that appears not to infringe on your 1st Amendment rights. Although, I reserve the right to be suspicious of them, I’ll will weigh my actions based on theirs! One thing is certain for me, I’ll never take part in Facebook or Twitter!

Mike F
Mike F
4 months ago

If Trump is wrongfully driven out-of-office by Voter Fraud, he will start his own Media company which will likely expand into many areas for U.S. – then run again in 2024 – if the Democrats have not handed America to the Chi-Coms.

ReUniteForFreedom
ReUniteForFreedom
4 months ago
Reply to  Mike F

Mike, I firmly agree! Make note, more than 73,000,000 supporters are just as concerned and also believe this wasn’t a fair and honest election. Many Democrats believe that as well, some stating something doesn’t seem to add up. I have personally heard this from Democrat family members and friends. When the truth be told, tyrannical forces have been covertly operating to overthrow our Constitutional Republic. My hope is that you are correct and we acknowledge our challenges and act on them. We must face them with truth and real justice to restore our living document to its rightful order. Foriegn interference must be seriously monitored and forcefully denied! Groups that form to create chaos and violence for any cause that doesn’t align with our laws and Constitutional creed, must be quickly be eliminated with due process of law. If we don’t protect it, it will be taken from us!

Dave
Dave
4 months ago

i only read this crap so i can snicker to myself because face book and twitter are so useless.

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