As President Donald Trump urges more of a hard response to protests agains black/white police actions….
Twitter sticks with it’s policy to label what it deems inappropriately based tweets on its network…
And Trump seeks to fan the situations with harsh words that appeal to his base supporters with no regard for anything else and trying to keep the spot light off his issues with the virus and economy….
President Don aldrins Trump proves once AGAIN that in ANY type of national emergency?…DO NOT expect him to come forward to help or worst yet?…LEAD…
It just IS NOT who he is….
Twitter escalated its confrontation with President Trump on Friday, adding warning labels to two tweets by Mr. Trump and the official White House Twitter account that implied that protesters in Minneapolis could be shot.
Amid the unrest in Minnesota, Mr. Trump posted a message on Twitter early Friday saying that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” Twitter quickly prevented users from viewing the tweet without reading a brief notice that the post glorified violence, the first time it had applied such a warning on any public figure’s tweets. The official White House account then reposted Mr. Trump’s message; Twitter responded by adding the same notice.
Twitter’s actions came a day after Mr. Trump signed an executive order to limit its legal protections under a statute that shields social media companies from liability for the content posted on their platforms. Twitter publicly opposed the executive order, calling it “a reactionary and politicized approach to a landmark law,” ramping up a conflict with Mr. Trump that has exploded this week.
The decision to add the new warning labels was approved by Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s chief executive, after a late-night debate among company officials, said a person with knowledge of the deliberations. Twitter further tightened restrictions on the messages from Mr. Trump and the White House by blocking users from liking or replying to them, though people could still retweet the messages if they added a comment of their own….