Solidot | Twitter explains why it doesn’t block Trump’s account


U.S. President Trump has published a number of controversial comments through his Twitter account, some of which are thought to be personal attacks or are considered to violate Twitter’s terms of service. So should Twitter block Trump’s account or delete his post? The Official Twitter Blog explains why doesn’t block Trump’s account. Twitter says the elected world leaders have great influence on our society and play a vital role in the dialogue. Shielding a world leader’s account or deleting their controversial tweets will hide information that people should see and argue about. This will not silence the leader, but will hinder discussion around the rhetoric. Twitter says it will conduct a review of world leaders ‘ tweets in accordance with the rules in a political context.