Donald Trump has the coronavirus, an illness that has killed more than 209,000 people in the United States on more a million deaths in the whole world. Tweets that openly wish his death ” will have to be deleted “And the accounts of their authors will be put in” read only Twitter said in a communicated.
Twitter sees “abusive behavior”
” Content that wishes, hopes or expresses a desire for death, grievous bodily harm or fatal illness against a person is against our rules “, Explains the social network referring to a rule of” abusive behavior »In force since last April. There will be no exception for the most powerful man in the world (and perhaps one of the most divisive too) currently campaigning for re-election to the White House.
But obviously, Internet users have redoubled their imagination to circumvent this rule. ” You can’t say out loud that you hope Trump dies but you can still mean it. ”
You can’t say you hope Trump dies but you can feel it in your heart.
– brendan maclean (@macleanbrendan) October 2, 2020
Unlike Facebook, Twitter’s policy does not distinguish between public and private figures. This is why it is forbidden to wish the death of Donald Trump – and of any other person – in a tweet.
Asked by Motherboard, Twitter said ” do not take enforcement action on every tweet. We prioritize the removal of content when there is a clear call to action that could cause real harm. “
Source : Vice