Η Snap Inc.. announced on Wednesday that it will delete him permanently account of former President Donald Trump on Snapchat. Snap suspended its Trump account indefinitely last week following violence by its supporters and the attack on Capitol of USA. Now, however, he decided to move on permanent suspension, following the example of other platforms, such as Twitter. This Snapchat move was first reported by Axios.
"Last week we announced an indefinite suspension of President Trump's Snapchat account and we now consider that a long-term action is in the interest of the Snapchat community", Said Snap. "For public interest security and taking into account his efforts to spread misinformation, hate speech and incite violence, which are clear violations of our directives, we have decided to suspend the account of", The company also said.
Snap told The Verge that this is not the first time there have been problems with Donald Trump. According to the company, the former president of USA has repeatedly tried to violate Snapchat policies. Snap had issued warnings about content being uploaded to Trump's account that violated company rules and policies. The permanent ban officially takes effect on 20 January.
The decision to permanently suspend Trump's Snapchat account is not the only action taken by company against the former president. A few months ago, Snap stops promoting Trump account on Discover tab, following tweets it posted in response to Black Lives Matter protests.
Most platforms social networking (Twitter, Facebook etc.) have taken appropriate measures after the incident in Capitol which cost the lives of five people. Also, many companies have banned applications to which Trump supporters have turned after the ban from the big platforms. One of these applications is Speak.
Source: The Verge