It’s getting stricter after the White House chaos.
Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey has finally given his statement as he justifies the platform’s decision in banning Trump. This was after Former President Trump had initiated his supporters to cause massive havoc in the White House. This then resulted in five deaths and a domestic terrorism case investigation.
Twitter’s CEO Statement:
Just this Wednesday, Twitter’s CEO Jack has expressed a statement regarding the platform’s action towards the Capitol disaster. He released his statement through some lengthy tweets, of course. He highlighted that their course of action is necessary yet have some dangerous precedent.
“I do not celebrate or feel pride in our having to ban @realDonaldTrump from Twitter, or how we got here. After a clear warning we’d take this action, we made a decision with the best information we had based on threats to physical safety both on and off Twitter (…) I believe this was the right decision for Twitter,” he wrote.
He argues that banning an account from the platform concludes in two conclusion: it divides the public and the authority a corporation has in the society. The check and accountability on this power has always been the fact that a service like Twitter is one small part of the larger public conversation happening across the internet,” he wrote. But “this concept was challenged,” Dorsey argued, when other companies
“This moment in time might call for this dynamic, but over the long term it will be destructive to the noble purpose and ideals of the open internet,” he added.
He then finalizes with “a foundational internet technology that is not controlled or influenced by any single individual or entity.”
Another Trump Impeachment
US President Donald Trump has officially conceded election for the first time, against his Democrat rival candidate Joe Biden. Though the decision is now final for the new President of America, thousands of Trump fans went to the Capitol to contest the decision—resulting in a major riot.
Social media companies, in return, made a decision to ban the President for posting stuff on any social media apps, which could ignite a larger spark on the protest.
On early Thursday, Jan. 7, social media giants in the world made a decision to fully ban all accounts of President Trump.
This included Twitter, and Facebook.