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Twitter refuses to rule out suspending Trump’s account

LONDON: A top Twitter executive on Thursday refused to rule out suspending Donald Trump’s account if the US president continued posting incendiary messages such as those about the George Floyd protests.
Trump has relied on Twitter to get out his message without submitting himself to questions from reporters. His 81.7 million followers have made the @realDonaldTrump account one of Twitter’s 10 most popular.
Twitter public policy strategy director Nick Pickles told a UK parliamentary hearing on Thursday that the platform had decided to put Trump’s tweets to the same review process as it has for all other verified public figures. “Whenever a tweet by any user is posted and reported to us, we consider it under our rules. If any user on Twitter continues to break our rules, then we will continue to have discussions about all avenues open to us.” (AFP)