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YouTube joins other online platforms in suspending Trump

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U-TUBE has temporarily suspended US President Donald Trump’s channel and removed a video for violating its policy against inciting violence, joining other social media platforms in banning his accounts after last week’s Capitol riot.

  The google –owned social media platform says, it is disabling comments on Donald Trump’s channel as safety concerns.

  Trump’s access to the social media platforms he has used as a megaphone during his presidency has been largely cut off since a violent mob of his supporters stormed the Capitol in Washington DC last week.

  According to U-tube information released yesterday, the embittered leader could use his accounts to foment more unrest in the run-up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

 “In light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence, we removed new content uploaded to Donald J. Trump’s channel for violating our policies,” U-tube said.

 “The channel is now temporarily prevented from uploading new content for a minimum’ of seven days,” the statement read.

Source further revealed Twitter is in game of whack-a-mole as Donald Trump tries to tweet from other accounts after ban.

 It will be recalled that Facebook last week suspended Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts following the violent invasion of the US Capitol, which temporarily disrupted the certification of Biden’s election victory.

 In announcing the suspension last week, Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg said Trump used the platform to incite violence and was concerned he would continue to do so.

 Twitter went a step further by deleting Trump’s account, depriving him of his favorite platform. It was already marking his tweets disputing the election outcome with warnings.

 Twitter has purged more than 70,000 QAnon accounts since the Washington riot

 The company also deleted more than 70,000 accounts linked to the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory, which claims, without any evidence, that Trump is waging a secret war against a global cabal of satanist liberals.

 Trump also was hit with suspensions by services like Snapchat and Twitch.

 The US president’s U-tube account has amassed 2.77 million subscribers.

 The home page of the Trump channel featured a month-old video of Trump casting doubt on the voting process in November’s presidential election, and had logged some 5.8 million views.

 An activist group yesterday called on U-tube to join other platforms in dumping Trump’s accounts, threatening an

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