Twitter’s “Trump Exception”
Source: Intellectual Freedom Blog
Last December, the company enforced this policy against several high-profile accounts, including the leaders of the far-right Britain First party.
That put the social media company in an apparent bind when President Trump Tweeted about the size and functionality of his “Nuclear Button.” Even more troubling, Trump was apparently not responding directly to Kim Jong Un’s incendiary New Year’s Address, but to a Fox News segment on the same. It’s not the first time that Trump has used Twitter to threaten North Korea, either.
Responding to calls for Trump’s account to be suspended, Twitter declined, saying,