Twitter CEO defends Trump ban, warns of dangerous precedent

The ban, he said, revealed Twitter’s “failure” to create an open and healthy space

Twitter CEO defends Trump ban, warns of dangerous precedent

Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter. Image: Reuters.

San Francisco, January 14

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey broke his silence with a Twitter thread defending his company’s ban of President Donald Trump as the right decision, but warned that it could set a dangerous precedent.

The ban, he said, revealed Twitter’s “failure” to create an open and healthy space for what Dorsey calls the “global public conversation.”

But the Twitter co-founder had little specific to say about how Twitter or other Big Tech companies could avoid such choices in the future. —AP

 

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