Jack Dorsey breaks his silence after Trump ban

  • January 14, 2021
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey made his first public statements since the company permanently banned Donald Trump from its platform. In a series of tweets, Dorsey said he believed Twitter made the correct decision, but that “a ban is a failure of ours ultim…

Snap permanently closes Donald Trump’s account

  • January 14, 2021
Last week, as many social networks took steps to ban or restrict President Trump’s posts in the wake of violent riots that attacked Capitol Hill, Snap indefinitely suspended his account on its service. Today, the company announced that shutdown is pe…

Amazon is cutting off Parler’s servers

  • January 10, 2021
Amazon has told Parler it will suspend the company’s AWS hosting services access, according to BuzzFeed News. The news comes on the same day that Apple suspended the social media app, which supporters of President Donald Trump and far-right extremist…

Apple kicks Parler out of the App Store

  • January 10, 2021
Apple has removed Parler from the App Store for failing to moderate its community. On January 8th, Apple gave the company, which operates a social media network popular with Donald Trump supporters and the far-right, 24 hours to take a tougher stance…

Donald Trump is trying (and failing) to get around Twitter’s ban

  • January 9, 2021
Only a few hours after Twitter announced a ban on President Donald Trump’s @realdonaldtrump account, he has attempted to tweet from two other accounts under his control. Tweets posted to the official @POTUS account were swiftly deleted, and after the…

Apple and Google crack down on Parler after violent threats

  • January 9, 2021
Apple and Google have told the “free speech” social media app Parler that it must begin moderating its users content, following violence at the US Capitol this week. The app — a Twitter alternative popular among Donald Trump supporters and the far-ri…

Donald Trump has been kicked off of Twitter

  • January 8, 2021
A few days ago, after Twitter temporarily suspended Donald Trump’s account, the company said that any further breaches of its terms could result in suspension. As detailed in a blog post, Twitter decided that some of the president’s tweets posted tod…

Donald Trump’s Twitter lockout is over (for now)

  • January 8, 2021
Donald Trump’s Twitter timeout is over. One day after Twitter made the unprecedented decision to suspend the president for 12 hours, Trump officially regained his tweeting privileges, posting a two-and-a-half minute video addressing the violence in W…