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Trump threatens to shut down Twitter and other social media companies

Trump threatens to shut down Twitter and other social media companies

by Vyncent ChanMay 28, 2020
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The President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has previously been flagged as “potentially misleading” after he tweeted about how mail-in ballots were fraudulent. Twitter added fact-checking links that leads to CNN and The Washington Post, which triggered the US’ Commander in Chief, and he is now threatening to shutter social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.

Donald Trump claims that Twitter is stifling free speech, and ironically will decide to regulate the social media platform. As you might know, Trump is a pretty avid user of the platform, and thus he will most probably not shut down Twitter just because he was slighted. Regardless, he seems to have deemed Twitter’s addition of the fact checking links to be interference in the 2020 Presidential Election, and might take action against it.

An hour ago he also tweeted the following:

I am not exactly sure about his definition of fairness but I do believe that he plans on acting against the social media platforms. He did mention that the Trump administration are working to remedy the illegal situation where the Radical Left are allegedly in total command and control of social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google.

He is expected to set up a special commission to investigate claims of social media being politically biased against him. We will be updating this article if we find out more information about Trump’s actions.

Pokdepinion: Well it would honestly be quite ironic to see the guy who was championing MAGA in the first place fire shots against American companies…

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Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.

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