Snapchat joins Twitter in shutting down Trump propaganda

After Twitter challenged President Donald Trump’s assertions on their platform, some social media companies are acting to suppress content promoting injustice, racism and violence. Snapchat said recently that they will no longer let false information and hate go unchallenged. (salon, June 7, 2020, by Nicole Karlis)

Snapchat announced it would no longer promote President Donald Trump’s account in its “Discover” page of content. The decision came after Trump tweeted messages that promoted violence during protests over the George Floyd killing. (Axios, June 3, 2020, by Sara Fischer)

The Trump campaign countered Snapchat’s decision by accusing them of “illegally using their corporate funding” to promote Joe Biden and rigging the 2020 election. (Business Insider, June 3, 2020, by Hugh Langley)

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