Right in his boots. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey returned to the decision to ban Donald Trump from his platform indefinitely on Wednesday evening. The outgoing president has been banned from the micro-blogging site for a week, following the repeated publication of messages questioning the integrity of the ballot. This resulted in the day last Wednesday by a violent irruption of his supporters on Capitol Hill (Washington), while the validation session of the results of the presidential election was being held.
“I believe that [bloquer Donald Trump] was the right move for Twitter “, Jack Dorsey wrote in a long tirade posted on his social network. And justify:
“We have been faced with an extraordinary and untenable circumstance, forcing us to focus all of our actions on public safety. The damage done offline by online speech is clearly real, and this is what drives our policy above all. “
A confession of “failure” for Twitter
Like all other Internet giants, Twitter is regularly criticized for serving as a platform for disinformation, especially since the 2016 presidential election and the flamboyant media coverage of the famous “fake news”. Consequence: the social network hammered since wanting to promote debate and “healthy conversations”. But the unprecedented decision to block Donald Trump’s personal account for life is a