Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador spoke about the closure of Twitter to US President Trump’s account. Obrador “Such censorship cannot be imposed on anyone.”
The suspension of US President Donald Trump’s account by the social media platform Twitter caused reactions from different segments.
According to the news on CNN, Mike Hahn, social media manager of Trump’s campaign, said in a statement on the subject that when journalists shared a statement made by Trump, he wondered whether he would be banned on Twitter.
On the question of “journalists sharing Trump’s remarks”, a spokesperson for Twitter highlighted that there is a difference between someone reporting on the president and someone who allows his account to be used by the president to circumvent the ban.
“TWITTER WANTS TO INTRODUCE THE BIDEN GOVERNMENT”
Shannon McGregor, from the Department of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina, said Twitter was doing this to win the favor of the Joe Biden administration, who was elected new president of the United States.
Pointing out that Trump has less than two weeks in power, McGregor noted that this step of Twitter made it easier to dismiss the president.
“Big Tech will not be content with the US president,” said Kay James, president of the conservative think tank The Heritage Foundation. said.
It is stated that Twitter, which has been accused of being soft towards Trump for a long time, has started to control Trump more aggressively from the first days of his presidential campaign.
MICHELLE OBAMA REQUESTS TRUMP BAN ON ALL PLATFORMS
Michelle Obama, the wife of former US President Barack Obama, demanded that Trump be banned from all platforms after the crackdown on the US Congress building on Wednesday.
Stating that Silicon Valley companies should take action to prevent this “monstrous” behavior, Obama said that it is time to permanently ban Trump on their platforms and implement policies that will prevent the use of its technologies by state leaders to incite riots.
SUPPORT FROM MEXICO TO TRUMP
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador condemned Twitter’s decision and stated that such censorship cannot be imposed on anyone and that nobody can be taken away from sharing on Twitter.
Lopez Obrador says, “I absolutely do not agree with this and I do not agree.” used the expression.
SOME SECTIONS FIND TWITTER’S DECISION POSITIVE
Criticizing some social media platforms for spreading hate speech and discrimination, human rights leaders welcomed Twitter’s decision to suspend Trump’s account.
Jonathan Greenblatt, Chief Executive Officer of the Anti-Defamation and Denial Association, described Twitter’s suspension of Trump’s account as “an excellent step”.
Greenblatt stated that Trump used social media to provoke people before the raid on the US Congress building and finally paid the price for it.
Eric Naing, Spokesperson of Muslim NGO Muslim Advocates in the US, stated that Twitter has shown real leadership.
“As Twitter points out, letting Trump continue to post tweets, Facebook posts and YouTube videos for his white nationalist supporters risks encouraging further violence,” Naing said.
TWITTER SUSPENSES TRUMP’S ACCOUNT
The social media platform Twitter had permanently suspended Trump’s account.
In a written statement from Twitter’s security team, “We have permanently suspended this account due to the risk of provoking more violence after closely examining the recent messages and context of Trump’s account and especially looking at how these posts reacted.” statement was used.
Twitter closed the account with the username “realDonaldTrump”, in which Trump was more active, and suspended the account “TeamTrump”, which was used by Trump’s election campaign team and had 2.4 million followers.
MESSAGE FROM TRUMP TO TWITTER “YOU CAN’T SILENCE US”
Trump, on the other hand, in a written statement made after this step by Twitter, emphasized that he predicted that Twitter will suspend his account, “We have been in contact with many other sites and we will have a big announcement in the near future. We are also evaluating the possibilities of establishing our own platform in the near future. You will not be able to silence us. . ” He gave his message.
Trump, whose account named “realDonaldTrump” was suspended, shared the written statement from the “POTUS” account, which is the official account of the Presidency, but soon after, Twitter deleted Trump’s post.