In favor of the decision, Jack wrote that this action was taken only after a clear warning and that the decision was made with the best information for physical safety, both on and off Twitter.
Washington DC| For the first time since US President Donald Trump’s permanent ban, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has broken his silence on the controversial move, saying he is not proud of the action. He termed the move dangerous and said it is a failure of the microblogging site to promote the right content. However, he said the decision taken by Twitter was right.
In favor of the decision, Jack Dorsey wrote that this action was taken only after a clear warning and that the decision was made with the best information for physical safety, both on and off Twitter. But now that the Tech Company’s action has sparked a debate on freedom of expression, they have responded to this.
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. Was this correct?
— jack (@jack) January 14, 2021
Jack Dorsey said in his statement, “We are not proud to ban Trump from Twitter. After a clear warning, we have taken this action. We decided with the best information. Was that right?”
Social media giants such as Twitter, Facebook had announced suspension of US President Donald Trump’s account for a few hours after the horrific violence in the US Capitol. However, Facebook announced the closure of Trump’s account indefinitely and now on Saturday, microblogging site Twitter has closed Trump’s account indefinitely.
Twitter Safety tweeted a blog in this regard, according to which Donald Trump’s Twitter account ‘@realDonaldTrump’ is being closed forever due to the risk of inciting any kind of violence in the future. Twitter had shut down Trump’s account for 12 hours on the day of the US Capitol violence, and also said that Trump’s account would be closed forever if Trump did not stop tw eeting.
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