“Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has defended his company’s decision to ban President Donald Trump, while acknowledging that the move stems from its failure to promote “healthy” conversations and sets a “dangerous” precedent.
“”I believe this was the right decision for Twitter,” Dorsey said in a series of 13 posts on his platform, citing “extraordinary and untenable” circumstances after Trump incited a riot at the US Capitol last week, an event that forced the social media company to “focus all of our actions on public safety.”
“”I do not celebrate or feel pride in our having to ban @realDonaldTrump from Twitter, or how we got here,” Dorsey said. “Offline harm as a result of online speech is demonstrably real, and what drives our policy and enforcement above all.””
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