Twitter delete Trump’s new tweets on @POTUS, suspend campaign account

Twitter Inc canceled the new tweets posted by US President Donald Trump on the official government account @POTUS on Friday and suspended his presidential campaign account, after permanently launching his personal account from the platform.

Trump tweeted “We will not be silenced!” from the government account @POTUS, with 33.4 million followers. Twitter he had permanently suspended the president’s favorite megaphone, his personal @realDonaldTrump account, hours earlier. The company said the accounts Trump used to try to circumvent the ban could be permanently suspended under his “ban avoidance” policies.

“Twitter it’s not about FREE SPEECH, “Trump wrote in the now deleted tweets, adding that he is considering building his own social media platform in the near future. Twitter closed her @TeamTrump campaign account shortly after she tweeted a “statement.” from President Trump ā€¯accusing Twitter to “forbid free speech” and to coordinate with “Democrats and the Radical Left” to silence him.

The account had earlier directed its 2.3 million followers to its account on Parler, which is popular with conservatives for its direct approach to content moderation. Alphabet Inc’s Google suspended Parler on Friday, citing posts inciting violence, while Apple Inc gave the service 24 hours to send out a detailed moderation plan.

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News Highlights:

  • Twitter Inc canceled the new tweets posted by US President Donald Trump on the official government account @POTUS on Friday and suspended his presidential campaign account, after permanently launching his personal account from the platform. Trump tweeted “We will not be silenced!” from the government account @POTUS, with 33.4 million followers.
  • Twitter delete Trump’s new tweets on @POTUS, suspend campaign account