New York, January 14: Following Twitter and Facebook, Youtube arbitrarily banned President of United States Donald Trump from its platform for violating the content policies. It has also warned the White House about its use of the world’s largest video platform.
The google-owned company claimed that POTUS Trump uploaded content that allegedly violated its policies, giving it an automatic one-strike that leads to a minimum seven-day suspension from uploading new content. It said it is also disabling the comments section on the account.
"After careful review, and in light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence, we removed new content uploaded to the Donald J. Trump channel and issued a strike for violating our policies for inciting violence." YouTube, said.
On the other hand, Social media major Snapchat has also permanently banned US President Donald Trump from its platform. As per Operators, they fear that Trump could use his Snapchat account to foment more unrest in the run-up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
"In the interest of public safety, and based on his attempts to spread misinformation, hate speech, and incite violence, which are clear violations of our guidelines, we have made the decision to permanently terminate his account."
It should be noted that Google and Apple have pulled the Parler app from their respective platform stating that the right-leaning social network was allowing users to promote violence.