Reddit, Twitch, Shopify, Discord Ban Donald Trump

 The permanent Twitter suspension came a few hours after Reddit announced it was taking down the massively popular subreddit r/Donaldtrump. Other social platforms that have gone after Trump accounts in the days following the attack on the Capitol are Twitch and Snapchat (where his accounts have been disabled), Shopify (which took down online stores affiliated with the president), Facebook and Instagram (which banned Trump posting for 'indefinitely and for at least the next two weeks'), YouTube (which is 'accelerating' its hunt for videos spewing voter fraud claims). Axios reported Friday that TikTok is also 'removing content violations and redirecting hashtags like #stormthecapitol and #patriotparty to its community guidelines.

“Reddit’s site-wide policies prohibit content that promotes hate, or encourages, glorifies, incites, or calls for violence against groups of people or individuals. In accordance with this, we have been proactively reaching out to moderators to remind them of our policies and to offer support or resources as needed,” a Reddit spokesperson tells The Verge. “We have also taken action to ban the community r/donaldtrump given repeated policy violations in recent days regarding the violence at the US Capitol.”

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