Twitter released a statement Friday after a number of Twitter users said the January 2 tweet threatening nuclear war violated Twitter's revised Terms of Service, launching a campaign to stomp out violent threats on their platform, often by shutting down offending accounts.
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As long as he is CEO of Twitter and Square, they can not be considered moral tech companies, and the board of directors of both should do the right thing and insist that either Trump or Jack must go.
In a blog post Friday, Twitter said it would not block the accounts of world leaders even if their statements were "controversial" because of a need to promote discussions about public policy.
"We review Tweets by leaders within the political context that defines them, and enforce our rules accordingly", the company explained. "Elected world leaders play a critical role in that conversation due to their outsized impact on our society", they wrote.
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"No one person's account drives Twitter's growth, or influences these decisions", Twitter said. "We are working to make Twitter the best place to see and freely discuss everything that matters".
Senators Martin Heinrich and Ron Wyden asked the Director of National Intelligence, Daniel Coats, to "assess the risk to the United States and to USA interests and personnel" arising from a tweet Trump posted on January 2.
If you're still using Twitter, you probably won't be surprised by the fact that the company retains its right to impose its own rules selectively - after all, it's been doing so for years. "We believe that's the best way to help our society make progress", it said.
North Korea is 'in the early stages of another missile test'
Since April, North Korea has continued to launch missiles, including two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) over Japan. North Korea launched an ICBM over Japan into the Pacific Ocean on September 14, and then again on November 29 of past year .
Trump, who has exchanged a series of threats and insults with the Pyongyang regime since a year ago, tweeted late Tuesday that he, too, has a "nuclear button" that is "much bigger and more powerful" than the one North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has.