Twitter Files reveal Trump ban came after Michelle Obama, others pressured the company
Former first lady Michelle Obama was among those who pressured Twitter to ban former President Donald Trump, following the riots at the Capitol on Jan. 6.
Former President Donald Trump was banned from Twitter the day after formerand others demanded the company”permanently” remove him, according to the newest”Twitter Files” installment.On Saturday, CEOElon Muskand journalist Michael Shellenberger released the fourth batch of Twitter documents that show internal communications by the company’s executives between Jan. 6-8, 2021, including and shortly after the riot at the Capitol Building.
Among the files, Shellenberger reported”internal and external pressure,” including from the former first lady, fell onto the company calling for Trump to be banned from using Twitter.Former President Donald Trump on Nov. 15, 2022, in Palm Beach, Florida and Michelle Obama on June 13, 2022, in Los Angeles.
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Michelle Obama talks about her new book, Richard Roeper decides which movies are worth your moneyMichelle Obama spoke with Val about her new book and Richard Roeper talked about new movies out now, including ‘Spoiler Alert’ and ‘The Mean One.’ Does the book include a ButtPlugDean story? 😂😂 This is the crap you people report on How about Twitter exposing all the corruption and collusion between the media and politicians? Bigger than watergate and nothing but crickets. This is full blown censorship and communism!!!! Did you know that Michelle Obama used to be a man ? Now you do ..
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Democratic California Rep.with former First Lady Michelle Obama.took part in”Twitter Files” tweets, posting internal Slack messages from Twitter employees and photos of some user accounts typically only accessible to certain employees.Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Elon Musk’s Twitter is getting ready to relaunch Twitter Blue, the subscription service that now includes the blue check-mark — and this time, it’s taking new steps to prevent a repeat of last month’s fiasco that led to a deluge of “verified” impersonators and parody accounts.
John Garamendi discusses Elon Musk’s ‘Twitter Files’ and its expected impact on the suppression of free speech within the tech industry. Former President Donald Trump was banned from Twitter the day after former and others demanded the company"permanently" remove him, according to the newest"Twitter Files" installment.” Spend or save? More Videos “Empire of Light” – SAVE Oscar Winner Olivia Coleman stars in the period piece, “Empire of Light,” which is about a romance that begins in an English seaside town. On Saturday, CEO Elon Musk and journalist Michael Shellenberger released the fourth batch of Twitter documents that show internal communications by the company’s executives between Jan. Are you a tech employee or someone else with insight to share? Contact Kali Hays at khays@insider. 6-8, 2021, including and shortly after the riot at the Capitol Building. Starring Jim Parsons, it’s about a writer whose world is turned upside down when his partner is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Among the files, Shellenberger reported"internal and external pressure," including from the former first lady, fell onto the company calling for Trump to be banned from using Twitter. In addition, subscribers will be able to change their handle, display name and profile photo, but “if they do they’ll temporarily lose the blue check-mark until their account is reviewed again.
Former President Donald Trump on Nov. Suess. Sign up for notifications from Insider! Stay up to date with what you want to know. 15, 2022, in Palm Beach, Florida and Michelle Obama on June 13, 2022, in Los Angeles. "Now is the time for Silicon Valley companies to stop enabling this monstrous behavior—and go even further than they have already by permanently banning this man from their platforms and putting in place policies to prevent their technologies from being used by the nation’s leaders to fuel insurrection," Obama wrote in a lengthy statement posted to Twitter on Jan.. 7. TWITTER FILES PART 4 DROP SHOWING EXECUTIVES' APPROACH TO 'CHANGE OF POLICY FOR TRUMP ALONE' She added:"And if we have any hope of improving this nation, now is the time for swift and serious consequences for the failure of leadership that led to yesterday’s shame. by shooting himself almost 200 times. On Nov.
" In addition to the former first lady, the Anti-Defamation League, among several other prominent people and organizations called for Trump's ban. On the morning of Jan. 7, then-Twitter CEO wrote an email to employees instructing them, as Shellenberger wrote:"to remain consistent in its policies, including the right of users to return to Twitter after a temporary suspension." Trump was serving a suspension on the platform at the time.  The files also showed Twitter maintained a policy — called"Public-interest exceptions" — where elected officials were not banned as there was a great public interest in their comments, even if they seemed to violate other policies.
Former first lady Michelle Obama in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 7, 2022. (Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images) While Trump's temporary suspension was lifted, this second policy was specifically and intentionally ignored in Trump’s case, Shellenberger reported.
Dorsey was also on vacation at the time of Trump’s ban. "Dorsey was on vacation in French Polynesia the week of January 4-8, 2021," Shellenberger reported. The chief executive delegated much of the responsibility to senior executives, including former Twitter Head of Trust and Safety Yoel Roth and former Head of Legal, Policy, & Trust Vijaya Gadde, who Shellenberger points out were"overwhelmingly progressive." "In 2018, 2020, and 2022, 96%, 98%, & 99% of Twitter staff's political donations went to Democrats," Shellenberger reported. .