Snapchat joins Twitter, after announcing that it decided to “permanently” suspend the account of the president of the United States, Donald Trump, days after he announced the indefinite suspension of the profile of the Republican leader after the assault on the Capitol by his followers.
“In the interest of public safety, and based on your attempts to spread misinformation, hate speech and incite violence, which are clear violations of our guidelines, we have made the decision to permanently terminate your account,” said a spokesperson for the social network.
Trump, became the first US president to be politically prosecuted on two occasions, this time accused of “inciting insurrection”, has faced different measures adopted by the main social networks in response to the violent assault on the Capitol in Washington, in the one that died five people.
Likewise, YouTube announced that it decided to suspend the Trump channel, who will not be able to upload new content for at least 7 days, almost the time remaining in his term.
Facebook and Instagram also blocked the president’s access to his account at least until the handover was completed on January 20, and Twitch deactivated his profile indefinitely.