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Twitter updates policies to explain why it won’t ban Trump

By Kerry Flynn


Twitter wants to be absolutely clear to everyone what’s a good tweet and what’s a bad tweet.

And by good and bad tweets, we mean offensive and breaking Twitter’s rules. And by everyone, we mean President Donald Trump and the people, like myself, who asked why he hasn’t been banned especially after he threatened nuclear war via the platform.

On Tuesday, Twitter updated its Help Center to include details on how Twitter reviews content and enforces its own rules.

Within the update is a lengthy explanation on the importance of newsworthiness. That factor is considered for “very important” Twitter users like President Trump. Here’s the explanation at the beginning of the section: …

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