Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey issued a warning Wednesday night on the “destructive” consequences of widespread social media bans nearly a week after his company announced a permanent suspension of President Trump’s Twitter account.
“I do not celebrate or feel pride in our having to ban @realDonaldTrump from Twitter, or how we got here,” Dorsey tweeted in a 13-post thread. “After a clear warning we’d take this action, we made a decision with the best information we had based on threats to physical safety both on and off Twitter. Was this correct?”
Twitter said the ban of the outgoing president was “due to the