Facebook and Twitter suspended President Trump’s accounts after the violence on Capitol Hill, on January 6, in a bid to prevent him from inciting further violence. Joan Donovan, research director at Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public…
By Associated Press
Twitter says it is banning President Donald Trump from its platform, citing “risk of further incitement of violence.”…
By Associated Press
In a post Thursday morning, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said the risk of allowing Trump to use the platform is too great.
By Barbara Ortutay, David Klepper, Associated Press
In an unprecedented step, Twitter suspended the account of President Donald Trump for 12 hours Wednesday after he repeatedly posted false accusations about the integrity of the election and threatened him with a permanent ban.
By Candice Norwood
Twitter said it was locking the president's account for 12 hours, and would keep it locked if some tweets were not removed.
Facebook is one of the most valuable companies in the world, but its dominance is the subject of major new antitrust actions. A pair of lawsuits filed by the Federal Trade Commission, and by 46 states, allege that Facebook used…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Trump tweeted Tuesday that he will veto "the very weak National Defense Authorization Act" unless it repeals Section 230, a part of the communications code that shields Twitter, Facebook and other tech giants from content liability.
By Alex Newhouse, The Conversation
Parler is similar to Twitter but doesn’t control or discourage hate speech or calls to violence.
By Amna Nawaz, Alexis Cox
Two social media CEOs appeared virtually Tuesday before a Senate Judiciary Committee on censorship, disinformation and the 2020 election. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey faced a barrage of questions from lawmakers about their content restrictions and classifications --…
President Trump has repeatedly made misleading and false statements about mail-in ballots, the vote-counting process and more. Some of his supporters and members of the conservative media have, too. Social platforms like Twitter and Facebook have tried to limit the…
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