YouTube announced on Wednesday that it had deleted new content uploaded to the Donald J Trump channel in violation of its policies. Due to “security issues,” this company owned by Alphabet Inc. also banned comments on Trump’s channel indefinitely. This is when the American civil rights organization threatens to organize advertisers to boycott YouTube, if it does not cancel Trump’s verified channel with 2.76 million subscribers. Last week, after Trump’s support swept the U.S. Capitol and killed five people, Facebook, Twitter, Snap and even Reddit recently blocked Trump.
Online video sharing platform will Twitter Confirm that the new content uploaded to Trump’s verification channel has been deleted due to policy violations. YouTube also banned the channel from uploading new content for up to 7 days. The tweet read: “After censorship and taking into account concerns about the continued violence, we deleted the new content uploaded to the Donald J. Trump channel in violation of our policy. Now , It is the first strike, and the upload of new content is temporarily prohibited for at least 7 days.”
In addition, YouTube also bans comments on Trump’s channel indefinitely. “In view of the continued focus on violence, we will also ban indefinitely from commenting on President Trump’s channel, just as we have done with other channels that have found security issues in the comment section,” the second tweet Explanation. Earlier this week, the American civil rights organization threatened to organize advertisers to boycott Alphabet’s YouTube if it could not cancel President Donald Trump’s channel.
After the violence in the U.S. Capitol, YouTube was the last major technology company to take action against Trump. However, Trump’s channel has not yet completely banned YouTube, and it still exists, and videos uploaded seven hours ago are still accessible. As mentioned earlier, since last week, Trump’s social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat have been deleted, and the pro-Trump subreddit’r/DonaldTrump’ has also been blocked by Reddit.
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg (Sheryl Sandberg) recently stated that the company has no plans to lift the ban on Donald Trump’s account after the US Capitol incident. Twitter stated that “due to the risk of further incitement to violence, it has permanently suspended @realDonaldTrump’s account.” His tweets from @POTUS and @WhiteHouse accounts have also been deleted, and the account of Trump campaign director Gary Bryant’s account has also been deleted. time out.
Even after social media bands have withdrawn from Google Play and App Store and launched Amazon Web Services servers, they became the Parler app in the hometown of Trump supporters.