Donald Trump: crackdown also from YouTube

Donald Trump: crackdown also from YouTube
It is not a real ban, but we are close: even YouTube has decided to crack down on Donald Trump's account. The channel remains online, at least for the moment, but the US President is effectively prevented from uploading new content and the publication of comments for those already available has been disabled.

YouTube, the Trump channel remains pending

A sort of temporary suspension, lasting at least one week. The seven days will expire in conjunction with the January 20 ceremony in Washington for the inauguration of successor Joe Biden in the White House. The platform motivated its decision with the intervention on Twitter that we report below.

2 / Given the ongoing concerns about violence, we will also be indefinitely disabling comments on President Trump's channel, as we've done to other channels where there are safety concerns found in the comments section. https://t.co/1aBENHGU5z

- YouTubeInsider (@YouTubeInsider) January 13, 2021


In recent days YouTube had instead communicated that it had removed a shared video following the assault on Capitol Hill in which the theory of electoral fraud was supported for the umpteenth time that would have cost the defeat at the polls against the democratic rival.

There is that the streaming platform defines " 1st strike ”is a restrictive measure provided by the guidelines imposed on the entire community, implemented after the second violation of the policy by a member. Any third behavior deemed unsuitable within the next 90 days would lead to the ban for two weeks, the third to the complete and definitive removal of the channel forever.

Source: YouTubeInsider on Twitter

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