Twitter cracks down on accounts evading Trump ban
07 May 2021 | 12:23 pm
Twitter has suspended several accounts that were set up to share statements from former US President Donald Trump’s website. Trump was banned from Twitter earlier this year.
Former President Donald Trump posted on his Truth Social media platform that he was expecting to be arrested on Tuesday. He called for supporters to protest.
After massive layoffs, experts doubt that Twitter can hold up its security standards and effectively battle fake news. This could put activists worldwide in harms way and endanger lives of people in disaster areas.
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Elon Musk's social media platform Twitter replaced its official bird logo with the logo of the cryptocurrency Dogecoin.
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Twitter has changed its Blue Bird Logo to Shiba Inu dog meme which is also the logo of the Dogecoin cryptocurrency. This was confirmed on the platform and also by Twitter CEO, Elon Musk while posting a conversation and responding “as promised" on the microblog.
Donald Trump is a former US president, a candidate for re-election and now also a criminal defendant. The first former US president to face criminal charges is using the case against him to build support for another White House bid in 2024.
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