It is known that Twitter suspended the account of the President of the United States, President Donald Trump, on Wednesday (1/6/2020) local time, or Thursday (1/7/2021) Indonesia time. Accounts with the @realDOnaldtrump are temporarily closed. Trump tweeted support for the violence at a rally at the Capitol Building in Washington DC.
Twitter said that after reviewing the less conducive situation in Washington, the company eventually asked Trump to delete his three tweets. It is known that the tweet was uploaded on Wednesday (6/1) and rated Twitter as an act that violates the Civil Integrity policy.
Twitter has previously labeled the tweet a misleading tweet. Initially, Twitter only implemented a policy so that the tweet could not be replied, retweeted, and liked only. But after that, Twitter took the policy further by suspending Donald trump’s account.
“That means that your @realDonaldTrump will be suspended for 12 hours after deletion of the tweet,” Twitter wrote on its @TwitterSafety.
If President Donald Trump’s tweets are not deleted, then Twitter threatens to permanently close Trump’s account.
“Future violations of Twitter rules, including violating our Civil Integrity or threats of violence, will result in a permanent suspension of your @realDonaldTrump,” Twitter explained.
Twitter also explained that account suspensions are actually very avoidable, as it says in “public interest policy.” The policy says that world leaders should be allowed to remain active in order to enable public scrutiny and dissemination. However, Twitter fears there is a greater and more dangerous risk if it does not suspend Donald Trump’s account.
“We will continue to evaluate the situation in real time, including examining on-the-ground activities and statements Twitter has made,” @TwitterSafety.
Now, the three tweets being discussed are known to have disappeared from President Donald Trump’s Twitter account. YouTube has also removed a video of Trump’s speech that was deemed to incite violence. The demonstrations that eventually turned chaotic have killed one woman and injured dozens more. In the aftermath of the riots, U.S. police announced a curfew that began at 6 p.m. throughout Washington DC.