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Twitter Permanently Bans President Donald Trump’s Account (3)

Jan. 9, 2021, 2:10 AM

Twitter Inc. permanently banned U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal account for breaking its rules against glorifying violence, marking the most high-profile punishment the company has ever imposed and the end of Trump’s relationship with his favorite social media megaphone.

“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 company wrote in a blog post on Friday.

U.S. President Donald Trump’s Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump, was suspended on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021.

San Francisco-based Twitter announced the ban...

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