On the evening of January 8, local time,The US social networking site Twitter said in a statement that it will permanently deactivate the personal account of US President Trump.In addition,The Google App Store has announced in a statement that it will remove Parler, a social platform that has gathered a large number of Trump supporters.The Apple Store also indicated that it is considering taking Parler off the shelves.
Screenshot from Twitter
Regarding the permanent deactivation,The reason given by the Twitter security review account is: "After reviewing the recent tweets and related background of Trump's account,Out of concern about the risk of subsequent incitement to violence,We have permanently disabled the account."In the subsequent detailed statement,Twitter made it clear that the decision was a concern that someone “incited the repetition of the violence of January 6 (that is, the incident of Trump supporters breaking into Capitol Hill)”.
Since Trump took office,Twitter has always been its platform for expressing personal political views and releasing important information.A lot of comments expressing support or criticism were also gathered under his tweet.But since the epidemic broke out in the United States,Since Trump has repeatedly used the platform to release false information related to the epidemic,Twitter has repeatedly flagged risk warnings and false information on his account.
In addition,Another social media Facebook also stated on the 7th that it would ban Trump's account until the end of his term on January 20.After this,Facebook will also consider permanently deactivating Trump's account.
Due to various restrictions on Trump's speech by major traditional social network platforms,Starting in November 2020,Many Trump supporters have turned to Parler, a social platform that claims to be "unlimited".The platform has promised users thatUsers' speeches on the platform hardly need to comply with any politically sensitive constraints.
But just now,The Google App Store has announced in its statement that Parler will be delisted,The reason is that there are "a lot of incitement to violence" on this app.And asked Parler to make rectifications,Otherwise, it must not be relisted.
Source: Google statement
The CEO of Parler also told Reuters on the 8th,I also received a statement from the Apple Store,The statement stated,If Parler refuses to make changes to its usual speaking rules,The Apple Store will remove the Parler app.
It is worth mentioning that,In addition to major social media,Shpoify, a famous American e-commerce operation platform, also claimed on the 8th thatThe two online stores opened by the Trump team on the platform will be removed.