Twitter permanently banned President Donald Trump on Friday evening, claiming that the various interpretations of his recent tweets could pose a “risk of further incitement of violence.”
“After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence,” the big tech company statement read.
In the context of horrific events this week, we made it clear on Wednesday that additional violations of the Twitter Rules would potentially result in this very course of action. https://t.co/NrANZJcAfo
— Twitter Safety (@TwitterSafety) January 8, 2021
The big tech company previously threatened to ban the account if any “future violations of the Twitter Rules, including our Civic Integrity or Violent Threats policies” occurred.
Twitter further attempted to justify its censorship by claiming it is dedicated to granting the