Following the January 6 attack on Capitol and supporters of President Donald J. Trump, social networks including Twitter and Facebook were urged to reduce hate speech and glorify violence on their platforms.
January 6, 2021: “These are the things and events that happen when the sacred election victory is removed in a disrespectful and harsh way from the great patriots who have been mistreated and unjust for so long,” he said. Trump wrote on Twitter, along with a post accompanying Facebook. Other posts include a video telling his followers to “go home now,” while also offering encouragement such as “I know how you feel.” Twitter and Facebook both eventually remove some posts and say the president will be suspended from work until at least the next day.
January 7, 2021: Facebook bans Mr. Trump until the end of his term, or until January 20. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive officer, says Mr. Bw. Trump posts a video on Twitter saying he will support a peaceful transition of authority.
January 8, 2021: Twitter completely blocks Mr. Trump from his ministry “due to the risk of further violence,” cut him off completely from his favorite megaphone.
January 10, 2021: Stripped of the platform, Mr. Trump faces a challenge in finding a new way to raise awareness.
June 4, 2021: Facebook is updating its position on the suspension of Mr. Trump, saying it will last for at least two years. Facebook also says it will end the policy of handling posts from politicians different from those of other users.
June 7, 2021: Times reporters analyze hundreds of online communications and publications and find that Mr. Trump continued to spread his message after the ban – doing work he could not do on his own.
February 18, 2022: Social Truth, of Mr. Trump Alternative to Twitter, it has been forced to delay its publication, even as the site domain aligns itself as the free platforms become more congested.
April 27, 2022: Social Reality is full of false accounts and features that do not work, our technology reviewer writes.
May 6, 2022: A federal judge in San Francisco, saying he was not convinced that Twitter violated Mr. Right to freedom of expression. Trump, dismisses Mr. Trump against the company.
May 10, 2022: Elon Musk, who is in the process of buying Twitter, says he will “lift the permanent ban” on Mr. Trump and allow him to return to the social network if the agreement is fulfilled.
May 13, 2022: Elon Musk said in a tweet that his $ 44 billion bid to buy Twitter was “I’ve been standing for a while” until he finds more information to prove that spam and fake accounts represent less than 5 percent of the total number of users of that social network.