Social media giant Facebook has barred former US President Donald Trump from availing its services for two years, until January 2023. Suspending the account, the company stated, "His actions constituted a severe violation of our rules which merit the highest penalty." The suspension was first imposed on January 6, 2021 after Trump was accused of inciting violence at the US Capitol through his posts.
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Georgia Secretary of State's Office has recovered a trash folder that contains the recording of voice call between former US President Donald Trump and state investigator Frances Watson. Recovered from the state investigator's device, the recorded call revealed that Trump was luring Watson to propagate the fake claims of voter fraud. In addition, the recording also showed Trump's eagerness to influence Georgia election officials. However, … read-more
In a series of actions following the US Capitol riots, the official YouTube channel of Donald Trump has been restrained by Google from posting any new content. The Google-owned video-sharing platform has also indefinitely disabled comment section of the existing videos, citing a "potential threat for violence". Earlier, launching a #StopHateforProfit campaign, civil rights groups in the US had asked YouTube to take down Trump's channel to… read-more
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In a major digital crackdown, Twitter on January 11 took down over 70,000 accounts engaged in sharing contents related to far-right conspiracy theory. The action came following the US Capitol riots by the supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Twitter stated that these accounts were engaged in spreading harmful QAnon-associated content on a large scale. Reportedly, QAnon is conspiracy theory that projects Trump as a warrior against… read-more
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on January 7 announced the extension of ban on Donald Trump's Facebook and Instagram accounts. Zuckerberg has declared an indefinite freeze on Trump's social media accounts. The Facebook CEO said that the risks of allowing Trump to continue his social media accounts "are simply too great". Earlier, Trump was ousted from all major social media platforms over accusations of promoting mob violence at the US Capitol… read-more
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