Twitter Says Donald Trump’s Tweets Are Newsworthy, Which Might Explain Why He Hasn’t Been Suspended
Twitter says Donald Trump’s tweets are newsworthy, which might explain why he hasn’t been suspended
President Donald Trump appears to have violated Twitter’s user guidelines with a recent tweet about North Korea. The company doesn’t plan to punish him for it, and now it’s trying to explain why.
Over the weekend, Trump tweeted a message about North Korea and dictator Kim Jong-un that included a thinly veiled threat. Threats are against Twitter’s user guidelines, which forbid tweets that include “threats of violence or promote violence, including threatening or promoting terrorism.”
“Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N.,” Trump tweeted. “If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, …