Media, Politics

These Twitter Files Reveal How Trump Was Banned

“Twitter is both a social media company and a crime scene,” Elon Musk said Saturday, and he wasn’t exaggerating. The third installment of the Twitter files drops proved that the government, namely the FBI, got involved in the process of censorship of Donald Trump on the platform.

The fourth installment, shared via Twitter by independent journalist Michael Shellenberger, went into greater detail about the internal decision-making process in which Twitter created justification to ban Trump.

In this update, we learned that Yoel Roth, Twitter’s Trust and Security head (who is also, apparently, a groomer) was mostly in charge of what happened because former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was on vacation in French Polynesia when the Capitol riot occurred. Dorsey was generally the voice of reason during this process and seemed reluctant to ban world leaders from the platform. Read more…

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