Twitter locks Donald Trump’s account as Facebook bans him for 24 hours

Twitter locks Donald Trump's account as Facebook bans him for 24 hours

UPDATE: Jan. 6, 2021, 5:43 p.m. PST This post was updated to include Facebook blocking Trump for 24 hours.

Donald Trump better shape up, or Twitter might have to actually do something about it. For real this time. 

So warned the social media company Wednesday after a day which saw Donald Trump use Twitter to seemingly encourage violent extremists storming the U.S. Capitol building. In an announcement shared (where else) on Twitter, the company said it had temporarily locked Trump’s Twitter account and laid out the conditions under which it would permanently suspend the President. 

Soon after, Facebook announced it had banned Trump from posting to his Facebook profile for 24 hours. Read more…

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