Snapchat stops promoting President content Donald Trump in the flow "Discover»Of the application! According to the company's statements, we understand that is on the same side as Twitter, as this followed the same approach, unlike Facebook which decided to stay out.
«We will not amplify the voices that incite racial violenceSaid a spokesman for Snapchat, defending the company's decision.
Snapchat's Discover flow usually includes content news from organizations, brands, celebrities and sometimes politicians. Trump's account is still visible on platform, and anyone can follow him for updates.
«We are currently not promoting any of its content President on Snapchat's Discover. We will not reinforce the voices that incite racial violence and injustice by offering them free promotion on Discover. Racial violence and injustice have no place in our society and we stand by those who seek peace, love, equality and justice in America.»
The same decision as Snapchat for the provocative posts posted on accounts Trump, he also took to Twitter. The social medium networking attached a label to a tweet of the president, which said that “praises violence». He even added that the post violated the company's rules, while stating that “Twitter decided that to keep the tweet accessible may be in the interest of the citizens. "
The tweet also included an excerpt from a 1967 racist phrase by the then police chief. Walter E. Headler"When looting begins, so do the shootings.»
In addition, it was announced on the official White House Twitter account, and of course it had the same treatment as the rest. tweets.
Among social media sites, Facebook did not. Unlike Snapchat, This makes it a perfect choice for people with diabetes and for those who want to lose weight or follow a balanced diet. Facebook chose to remain uninvolved in limiting such dangerous perceptionsn, an attitude that brought external and internal pressure to the company. As we mentioned this week, Facebook employees organized a virtual demonstration, while they do not intend to back down.
In a statement on Wednesday, Trump's campaign manager, Brad Parscale, he claimed that Snapchat is trying to influence the upcoming ones elections Saying that "prefer to share video with far-left content rather than promote unity and justice. "
«The Snapchat hates that many users monitor the president's content and is directly involved in obstructing the vote. If you're conservative, they don't want to have a relationship with you, they don't want you in the vote anymore. "
Despite Parscale's claims there is no evidence that Snapchat is trying to intervene in the 2020 elections, to block voters or censor Trump's content, which still exists on the Snapchat platform.