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US President Donald Trump is the latest politician to be embroiled in a verbal spat with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. It all started when Trump, on Wednesday, sent out a tweet on how social media platforms silence conservative voices and that his administration will continue to regulate them or ‘close them down’.
Republicans feel that Social Media Platforms totally silence conservatives voices. We will strongly regulate, or cl… https://t.co/2Z5Yb4iJbA— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 1590577912000
....happen again. Just like we can’t let large scale Mail-In Ballots take root in our Country. It would be a free f… https://t.co/3qZCMy52Rs— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 1590577913000
Trump then sent out a tweet which announced that a big action against Twitter is likely to follow.
Twitter has now shown that everything we have been saying about them (and their other compatriots) is correct. Big action to follow!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 1590589340000
Not only did Dorsey ask Trump to ‘leave his employees out of this’, he also doubled down on Twitter’s fact-check policy.
Dorsey began the tweet by saying that if there’s someone accountable for the company's actions, it’s him. “We’ll continue to point out incorrect or disputed information about elections globally. And we will admit to and own any mistakes we make,” the tweet read.
Fact check: there is someone ultimately accountable for our actions as a company, and that’s me. Please leave our e… https://t.co/qAhzJKhB9j— jack (@jack) 1590634066000
This does not make us an “arbiter of truth.” Our intention is to connect the dots of conflicting statements and sho… https://t.co/5qqxiBhQob— jack (@jack) 1590634066000
Trump is yet to respond to Dorsey’s tweets.
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2 Comments on this Story
Sivakumar Thiagarajan47 days ago
Twitter is blatantly leftist and controlled by jihadist pigs. High-time India regulates Twitter if they try to act too smart.
Rangaswami Gopalakrishnan47 days ago
Did the twitter independently verify? or just read in some other media ? If the former ok ; if later its not ok! Its manipulating !