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President-elect Donald Trump not exempted from hate-speech rules: Twitter

Twitter suspends accounts of several pundits and activists of pro-Trump movement that is linked with notions of white supremacy,reports Slate magazine

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recently banned hundreds of accounts that violated its rules and the micro-blogging site said no one is exempt from its hate-speech rules — not even President-elect Donald Trump.

"The Rules prohibit violent threats, harassment, hateful conduct, and multiple account abuse, and we will take action on accounts violating those policies," a company spokesperson told online magazine, Slate.

"The Rules apply to all accounts, including verified accounts," the spokesperson was quoted as saying, and that could mean, hypothetically, Trump, who has a track record of using social networking sites to flag conspiracy theories, attack reporters and even threaten political rivals, could too be banned or suspended.

recently suspended the accounts of several leading pundits and activists from the "alt-right," a pro-Trump movement that is linked with notions of white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-Semitism, Slate reported.

lays down that a user "may not make threats of violence or promote violence, including threatening or promoting terrorism" and "may not incite or engage in the targeted abuse or harassment of others".

"In order to protect the experience and safety of people who use Twitter, there are some limitations on the type of content and behaviour that we allow. All users must adhere to the policies set forth in the Rules. Failure to do so may result in the temporary locking and/or permanent suspension of account(s)," the Rules state.

Facebook, one the other hand, indicated that it would not apply its normal community standards to posts from President-elect Trump, given their newsworthiness and the widespread popular support for his views, the report said.

President-elect Donald Trump not exempted from hate-speech rules: Twitter

Twitter suspends accounts of several pundits and activists of pro-Trump movement that is linked with notions of white supremacy,reports Slate magazine

Twitter suspends accounts of several pundits and activists of pro-Trump movement that is linked with notions of white supremacy,reports Slate magazine
recently banned hundreds of accounts that violated its rules and the micro-blogging site said no one is exempt from its hate-speech rules — not even President-elect Donald Trump.

"The Rules prohibit violent threats, harassment, hateful conduct, and multiple account abuse, and we will take action on accounts violating those policies," a company spokesperson told online magazine, Slate.

"The Rules apply to all accounts, including verified accounts," the spokesperson was quoted as saying, and that could mean, hypothetically, Trump, who has a track record of using social networking sites to flag conspiracy theories, attack reporters and even threaten political rivals, could too be banned or suspended.

recently suspended the accounts of several leading pundits and activists from the "alt-right," a pro-Trump movement that is linked with notions of white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-Semitism, Slate reported.

lays down that a user "may not make threats of violence or promote violence, including threatening or promoting terrorism" and "may not incite or engage in the targeted abuse or harassment of others".

"In order to protect the experience and safety of people who use Twitter, there are some limitations on the type of content and behaviour that we allow. All users must adhere to the policies set forth in the Rules. Failure to do so may result in the temporary locking and/or permanent suspension of account(s)," the Rules state.

Facebook, one the other hand, indicated that it would not apply its normal community standards to posts from President-elect Trump, given their newsworthiness and the widespread popular support for his views, the report said.
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President-elect Donald Trump not exempted from hate-speech rules: Twitter

Twitter suspends accounts of several pundits and activists of pro-Trump movement that is linked with notions of white supremacy,reports Slate magazine

recently banned hundreds of accounts that violated its rules and the micro-blogging site said no one is exempt from its hate-speech rules — not even President-elect Donald Trump.

"The Rules prohibit violent threats, harassment, hateful conduct, and multiple account abuse, and we will take action on accounts violating those policies," a company spokesperson told online magazine, Slate.

"The Rules apply to all accounts, including verified accounts," the spokesperson was quoted as saying, and that could mean, hypothetically, Trump, who has a track record of using social networking sites to flag conspiracy theories, attack reporters and even threaten political rivals, could too be banned or suspended.

recently suspended the accounts of several leading pundits and activists from the "alt-right," a pro-Trump movement that is linked with notions of white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-Semitism, Slate reported.

lays down that a user "may not make threats of violence or promote violence, including threatening or promoting terrorism" and "may not incite or engage in the targeted abuse or harassment of others".

"In order to protect the experience and safety of people who use Twitter, there are some limitations on the type of content and behaviour that we allow. All users must adhere to the policies set forth in the Rules. Failure to do so may result in the temporary locking and/or permanent suspension of account(s)," the Rules state.

Facebook, one the other hand, indicated that it would not apply its normal community standards to posts from President-elect Trump, given their newsworthiness and the widespread popular support for his views, the report said.

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