June 12: Twitter CEO’s ‘solidarity’ tweet sparks reactions
The tweet of an icon of Nigerian flag by Mr Dorsey divided Nigerians along different interpretation lines on Saturday.
June 12, 20213 min readUndaunted by the Nigerian government’s criticism of his company and ban of its operations in the country, Jack Dorsey, the chief executive officer of Twitter, has again shown solidarity with Nigerians on another historic protest day on Saturday.
Mr Dorseytweeted the Nigerian flagat exactly 12:00 a.m. on Saturday, which is Nigeria’s official Democracy Day.Many Nigerians, however, chose the day to protest against poor governance and deteriorating state of insecurity under President Muhammadu Buhari’s watch.
Recall that Mr Dorsey played an active role in the #EndSARS protest staged against police brutality last October.He not only created an accompanying icon for the hashtag but also promoted donation campaigns in support of the historic protest.But Nigerian government has counted this act against Twitter in the wake of the ongoing standoff with the microblogging platform. headtopics.com
The government recently banned Twitter in Nigeria, two days after it deleted a controversial tweet by President Buhari.ReactionsMany Nigerians, who continue to defy the ban on Twitter, besieged Mr Dorsey’s timeline following his early Saturday’s tweet of the Nigerian flag.
The tweet, however, generated varying interpretations among Nigerians. Read more: Premium Times »
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