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 PBS NewsHour
Twitter says it is banning President Donald Trump from its platform, citing “risk of further incitement of violence.”…
By Associated Press
Twitter's move deprives Trump of a potent tool he has used to communicate directly with the American people for more than a decade.
By Tali Arbel, Associated Press
The company says that when it determines a group or campaign is engaged in “coordinated harmful activity,” it may suspend accounts that it finds primarily encourages that behavior.
By Associated Press
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.
By Kelvin Chan, Associated Press
The EU outlined its long-awaited sweeping overhaul of digital regulations while the British government released its own plans to step up policing of harmful material online, signaling the next phase of technology regulation in Europe.
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 --…
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear testimony from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey as the panel examines the social media giants' role in the election.
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