Twitter hid Trump’s next post because of the heroization of violence

US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The social network Twitter continues to anger one of its most active and high-ranking users – US President Donald Trump. The next tweet of the head of state was blocked by a stub with information that he was violating the rules.

You can still see the tweet – “Twitter staff decided not to close access to it, since it can be a subject of public interest” – but to do this, click on it.

Trump’s publication refers to the riots in Minneapolis that broke out after the murder by the police of an African American. The president, in particular, reports that he spoke with Minnesota Governor Tim Waltz and told him that the army is always ready to provide support. “Any problems, and we will take control, but when the robberies begin, they open fire. Thank you!” – writes Trump.

Twitter administration considered the words “when the looting starts, the shooting starts” – “when the robberies begin, open fire” as a violation of social network rules regarding the glorification of violence. In addition to the fact that the tweet will be displayed in user feeds covered by a stub, its distribution is limited – you can retweet a post only with a comment, you cannot “like” it or reply.

The day before, the US president signed a decree instructing him to change the rules for regulating social networks , effectively introducing the same responsibility for user-posted content as they bear for their media publications. The step is explained by the fact that social networks allegedly conduct editorial work, at their discretion, blocking access to user materials or accompanying them with marks.

Earlier, Twitter marked one of Trump’s tweets as containing controversial statements and accompanied it with a link to a selection of media publications that proved the inaccuracy of the head of state’s words.


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