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Twitter lock lifted: Donald Trump still quiet - family comments on riots

2021-01-07T17:25:38.348Z

Twitter, Facebook and Instagram block Donald Trump. Even after that, the president remains silent. His children do the twittering.



Twitter, Facebook and Instagram block Donald Trump.

Even after that, the president remains silent.

His children do the twittering.

  • Donald Trump has to do without

    Twitter

    ,

    Facebook

    and

    Instagram

    .

  • The

    social media platforms

    block the US president's accounts.

  • Twitter

    and Co. react with the lock to the violent riots in Washington DC

+++ 3.45 p.m.:

Donald Trump's

twelve-hour ban

on

Twitter has

expired

since 1 p.m. (CET)

.

So

far, however

, the

US president

has not

let anyone hear

anything.

Unusual silence, on the other hand, spreads across his

account

.

+

Donald Trump's Twitter account has meanwhile been blocked.

(Symbol photo)

© Pavlo Gonchar / Imago Images

For this, other family members of the

Trumps

speak up.

Donald Trump Junior * and Eric Trump * both published statements on

Twitter

in which they distanced themselves from the violence around the Capitol in Washington DC.

"That is wrong and not who we are" wrote Trump Junior and his younger brother seconded: "We are the party of law and order!"

Donald Trump Junior and Eric Trump heat the masses

Shortly before,

Trump Junior

had

fueled

the crowd that eventually moved to the

Capitol

from the stage.

Trump fans should be

"a message" to those

Republicans

who are unwilling to support his father.

Even

Eric Trump

had occurred there.

"This isn't their Republican Party anymore. This is Donald Trump's Republican Party!"

- Donald Trump Jr pic.twitter.com/5V1aMk0AZs

- Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) January 6, 2021

Ivanka Trump * had also commented on the

riots

in

Washington DC

.

Donald Trump's

daughter

initially referred to the terrorists as "American patriots", but deleted the

tweet

shortly afterwards.

Twitter blocks US President Donald Trump - Facebook follows the decision

First report from January 7th, 2021, 9:00 a.m .:

Washington DC - Those responsible for the

social media

platforms

Twitter

and

Facebook

have

reacted

to the massive riots in and in front of the

Capitol

in

Washington DC

and

blocked

the accounts of

US President Donald Trump

for at least twelve hours .

Donald Trump

will not be able

to communicate with his 88 million followers

via his

Twitter channel

in the coming hours

.

On

Facebook

the following

US presidents

35 million accounts.

The measure took place, according to a spokesman for the short message service Twitter, because Trump had repeatedly questioned the result of the US election in his tweets and declared the election to be a single fraud.

Trump

had thus

encouraged

violence on the steps and in the corridors of the

Capitol in Washington

.

As a result of the unprecedented and ongoing violent situation in Washington, DC, we have required the removal of three @realDonaldTrump Tweets that were posted earlier today for repeated and severe violations of our Civic Integrity policy.

https://t.co/k6OkjNG3bM

- Twitter Safety (@TwitterSafety) January 7, 2021

According to a tweet of the company is the risk of the

Twitter account

of

Donald Trump

kept open to large.

"Our public interest, which has determined our actions in recent years, ends when we believe that the risk of damage exceeds this," the company said in the statement.

No more Twitter, Facebook or Instagram for Donald Trump - ban applies for twelve hours

Shortly after

Twitter's

announcement

,

Facebook

reacted too

.

The

social media platform

founded

by

Mark Zuckerberg

blocked

Donald Trump's

account

for at least 24 hours.

The

US president

broke the rules of the platform with two posts, according to Facebook.

Donald Trump's account on the picture service “

Instagram

”, which is now part of

Facebook

, was also blocked for 24 hours.

The operators of the

social media platforms are

reacting

to the events in

Washington DC

, where four people died as a result of riots last night.

Demonstrators had gained access to the

interior of the Capitol

and rioted there.

The session in which Joe Biden was to be declared

US President

had to be interrupted and the MPs were temporarily evacuated.

Donald Trump tweets of fraud and calls for a protest in front of the Capitol

The riots occurred as a result of a demonstration that, among other things,

Donald Trump had called on Twitter

.

The

US president

had urged his supporters to “go to the

Capitol

with me

to demonstrate

against the alleged fraud in the

US election

.

(Daniel Dillmann)

List of rubric lists: © Pavlo Gonchar / Imago Images

Source: merkur

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