Former First Lady Michelle Obama is calling on the Big Tech Masters of the Universe to ban President Donald Trump from their platforms, insisting that such a move would “to prevent their technology from being used by the nation’s leaders to fuel insurrection.”
“Now is the time for Silicon Valley companies to stop enabling this monstrous behavior — and go even further than they have already by permanently banning this man from their platforms and putting in place policies to prevent their technology from being used by the nation’s leaders to fuel insurrection,” said Michelle Obama in a statement on Thursday.
— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) January 7, 2021
Mark Zuckerberg had already blacklisted President Trump from the Facebook and Instagram platforms “indefinitely,” following the events on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.
In a similar move, Twitter had deleted the president’s tweets — including a video calling on supporters to