Fast FactsTrump’s account was blocked over tweets he posted in relation to Wednesday’s Trump rally that led to the riot at the Capitol His account was first suspended temporarily following the deadly riot
The platform locked Trump out of his account for the first time this week. The social media company deemed a number of tweets connected to the violent riot at the Capitol on Wednesday as inflammatory.
"After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence," the company wrote in a blog post.
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