It’s the second week of 2021. Last week started with an rebellion, siege of the US Capitol constructing, and rejection of democracy, and it ended with all main social media firms banning the one-time impeached 45th president of the USA, Donald J. Trump.
A kind of firms was Twitter. On the Donald.win discussion board, Trump supporters introduced a plan to point out their discontent by protesting in entrance of the San Francisco headquarters earlier immediately. The constructing was empty, with Twitter staff working from residence to stop the unfold of COVID-19, however there was nonetheless a heavy police presence to guard towards mob violence. What occurred as a substitute was a reasonably quiet occasion, with only a single pro-Trump protester in proof — and two counter-protesters there to applaud Twitter’s resolution to deplatform the outgoing president.
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