Twitter explains why it won't suspend Donald Trump's account

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In other words, don't expect Trump to be banned from Twitter any time soon.

Twitter also disputes the notion that it hasn't taken action against Trump because his posts to the service are good for the company's bottom line. Instead Trump, in effect, chose to tweet "Mine is bigger than yours!"

We review Tweets by leaders within the political context that defines them, and enforce our rules accordingly.

"We consider violent threats to be explicit statements of one's intent to kill or inflict serious physical harm against another person", says Twitter's rule page, "Please note that wishing or hoping that someone experiences serious physical harm, making vague threats, or threatening less serious forms of physical harm would not fall under this specific policy".

The post is not attributed to any Twitter executive or employee. However, about a year ago, CEO Jack Dorsey explained his reasoning behind allowing Trump to keep using the social network.

It was a response to Kim's New Year's speech in which the young leader warned the U.S. that he has a nuclear button on his desk at all times. "Now is the time to be a true world leader". "A mixture of fact checking, disagreement, agreement, and some random things".

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Although it didn't directly name Trump, in a blog post called "World Leaders on Twitter", the company said on Friday that there has been a lot of discussion about political figures and world leaders on the platform.

While there have been endless protests calling for Trump to be removed from Twitter - with many citing global safety and political stability as reasons for wanting to rein him in - it seems these protests have fallen, and will continue to fall, on deaf ears.

But Twitter has consistently refused to either ban the U.S. president or remove his more controversial tweets - despite doing the same with other users.

In response to Trump's threat on Twitter, the company earlier said that it had reviewed the case and "found that there was no violation of the Twitter rules against abusive behaviour".

Though, they did say they are "working to make Twitter the best place to see and freely discuss everything that matters", so there's that. We believe that's the best way to help our society make progress.


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