Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey has been taped throughout an internal meeting stating that the company’s clampdown on inciting violence will go much further than merely prohibiting Donald Trump.
The president was permanently barred from Twitter on Friday, with Twitter stating: ‘We have actually completely suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence.’
On Thursday Project Veritas, which looks for to expose bias in media, published a clip which they stated was offered to them by a Twitter whistleblower.
CENSORSHIP GONE WILD.
” We are focused on one account right now but this is going to be MUCH BIGGER than simply one account & it’s going to go on for much longer …” #ExposeTwitter pic.twitter.com/0AFLJDBzrA– Task Veritas January 14, 2021.
Jack Dorsey, pictured in October testifying prior to Congress, held a virtual town hall today.
Twitter did not dispute the veracity of the clip, however stated it was essentially the exact same content as Dorsey publicly tweeted on Wednesday.
‘ We know we are focused on one account right now, but this is going to be much bigger than simply one account, and it’s going to go on for much longer than simply this day, this week, and the next couple of weeks, and go on beyond the inauguration,’ Dorsey said.
‘ So, the focus is definitely on this account and how it ties to real-world violence.
‘ However likewise, we need to believe much longer-term around how these characteristics play out gradually. I do not believe this is disappearing anytime quickly.’.
Dorsey informed staff that Twitter will do a ‘complete retro’ that will ‘take a while,’ and provided QAnon accounts as an example of those which were being shut down.
Donald Trump was completely suspended from Twitter on Friday.
Hours before Trump was disallowed from Twitter, accounts belonging to three of the most prominent QAnon promoters – attorney Sidney Powell, her customer and previous NSA Mike Flynn, and 8kun founder Ron Watkins – were shut down.
Dorsey’s choice to close down Trump, the most prominent account obstructed to date without a doubt, captured everyone’s attention.
‘ You understand, the U.S. is extremely divided. Our platform is showing that every day,’ Dorsey said to staff in the tape.
‘ And our role is to secure the stability of that conversation and do what we can to make certain that nobody is being harmed based off that. And that is our focus.’.
Trump, envisioned on January 6, quickly prior to his incendiary remarks drove the mob to the Capitol. He was banned completely from Twitter January 8, for what they saw as incitement.
A Twitter spokesperson told Fox News: ‘The remarks shown in the video were delivered to our more than 5,400 employees and are almost the same words Jack shared in a current Tweet Thread providing context around and reflections on our work to secure the conversation in current weeks.’.
On Wednesday, Dorsey protected Twitter’s decision to permanently suspend Trump’s account, saying that it was the ‘ideal decision.’.
He did, nevertheless, state that he knew it was a great line, and he did not want to ‘restrict the capacity for clarification, redemption, and knowing.’