Twitter flags tweet by Trump as 'glorifying violence' as protests rage in Minneapolis

The move by the social-media giant is sure to inflame the growing hostility between the White House and Twitter.

5/29/2020 11:58:00 AM

The move by the social-media giant is sure to inflame the growing hostility between the White House and Twitter.

Twitter tags a tweet by President Trump as a violation of its rules on violence after he threatened a harsh crackdown on protests in Minneapolis.

The move by the social-media giant is sure to inflame thegrowing hostility between the White House and Twitter,hitherto Trump’s favored mode of communication. After the company began flagging some of his tweets as misleading earlier this week, Trump signed an executive order Thursday directing federal regulators to scrutinize social media companies more closely.

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In the same tweet about the George Floyd protests in Minneapolis, Trump denounced some of the demonstrators as “THUGS.” Twitter allowed the post to remain up “in the public interest” but blocked users from responding to it.Screen shot of a Trump tweet that was flagged by Twitter.

(Twitter)AdvertisementFloyd, who was black, died Monday after a white police officer was videotaped kneeling on his neck for several minutes. The incident has sparked outrage and protests across the U.S., including in Minneapolis itself, where demonstrators late Thursday overran and set fire to a police station near the spot where Floyd, 46, was pinned down.

Some stores have been looted, other buildings have been set ablaze and protesters have fired guns into the air. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz has called in the National Guard.NewsletterMust-read stories from the L.A. TimesGet all the day's most vital news with our Today's Headlines newsletter, sent every weekday morning.

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You're promoting violence by portraying looters as protesters Donald Trump should take a holiday on tweeting.. it will do the country some good.. what is this tweet was 'glorifying violence' jack tell us true Can LATstevelopez nytimes maggieNYT or Journalist give me a voice? I know how to speak as if I had a Gag Order but don’t want them hurt. TheDoctors DrPhil drdrew DrOz drdrew tell everyone I need protective housing if the Media is still under siege! POTUS VP Cabinet AP

I’m so sick of this obese racist I could scream, instead of trying to offer a solution, he waddled in with his trademark, hate for his base, ugh. The past several days marks the beginning of the end of Twitter. It has quickly gone from means of rapid mass communication to blunt propaganda tool of the Left.

Is looting part of the protest? Stealing stuff is “protest”? Help me out here But they didn’t flag the one by madflavor Joy Diaz that called for the killing of two police officers for every minority the police kill. Please write an article about that.He makes a lot of money in Los Angeles. Trump is the thug.

Both sides are idiots OMG. We’re in civil disorder. Trying to blame Trump for any of the violence is just plain pathetic. It never ceases to amaze me how you take things out of context to steer your narrative. Maybe it's you who should be arrested. BlackLivesMatters minneapolisriots Minneapolis But yet he is still allowed to incite violence and racism.

It did more the 'glorify' it; call it what it was...his tweet DIRECTLY THREATENED VIOLENCE AGAINST UNARMED AMERICANS!!! Dumb framing...or dumbest possible framing? It’s about time. Next step should be kicking him off the platform. Happening now at FB HQ Or ordinary people Such a contrast to cooler heads. Trump has a tendency to get mad and panic with dollar-signs in his eyes. The perfect person to be holding such a large nuclear arsenal in his little hands. Why doesn't he do his business on the phone? Because he needs his bosses to know his every

When a rogue staffer shut down his account years ago, Twitter HQ got bomb threats. Thanks to Quarantine that won’t be a problem this time. DonaldTrumpIsOverParty AboutTime BlackLivesMatter GeorgeFloyd EndWhiteSupremacy We are here for you California. Find refuge in Australia nzlabour JustinTrudeau BorisJohnson . A blind man could see the USA is headed for civil war. Stick to the honest and transparent attributes of the free world.

fuck ya twitter finally Between first amendment fans and Twitter to be precise. Hold him accountable to the very same Terms of Service that WE ALL have to abide by. And to inflame the growing hostility between the White House and good, decent humans. What if conservatives cared about saving Black Americans from getting killed as much as they cared for Target stores

Do you need constructive headline suggestions? 'Social media leader advocates for user safety...' He can't do anything about it. Wouldn't want to upset dear leader hmmmm?

Twitter flags Trump tweet on Minneapolis for 'glorifying violence'Twitter has slapped a 'public interest notice' on a tweet from President Donald Trump, saying it violated its rules regarding the glorifying of violence. As they should! fridaymorning Minneapolisprotests 101 617 Great job Twitter!

Jimmy Kimmel on the Inevitability of Trump Getting Into a Twitter Feud With TwitterJimmy Kimmel broke down President Trump's Twitter feud with Twitter after the platform fact-checked his claims about mail-in ballots Nobody cares about Jimmy Kimmel Kimmel is not funny, the laugh track is funnier than the man Oh Great , we can all sleep soundly now. Jimmy is a Hypocrite and RS = Really Stupid.

President Trump, Twitter ramp up feud over 'fact check' feature“The symbiotic relationship that President Trump and his allies have with Twitter means it’s not in their interest to shut it down,” byjacobward reports of President Trump’s threat to shutter the social media giant, following its fact-check of his tweets. KaivanShroff byjacobward That mouthpiece would never shut down twitter, even if he could which he can't. His whining, complaining, hatred and ugliness he spews on there, is as important as blood to a vampire.... byjacobward You really fell into that one. Take it away. You are so good at it. byjacobward “We have it totally under control. It’s one person coming in from China, and we have it under control. It’s going to be just fine.” Trump CNBC interview 1/22/20... 100000 Dead as of Memorial Day 2020

President Donald Trump to issue social media executive order after Twitter fact checks his tweetsPresident Donald Trump will unveil an executive order Thursday targeting social media giants after Twitter added a fact-check warning to his tweets. GONEinNOVEMBER But I live in Florida where mail-in ballots have been used for years! I don't even need his bullshit claim to be fact checked! Mess with the bull you get the horns.

Donald Trump on violent Minneapolis protests: Mayor Jacob Frey 'very weak,' 'thugs' dishonor George Floyd's memoryAmid escalating violence in Minneapolis after George Floyd's death, President Donald Trump criticized the city's mayor and called protesters 'thugs.' Suspend the Cheeto's account. Flagging the tweet is twitter injecting its opinion into his statement. While you're burning our city. I see your paper burning into history. You'll be just as passe as the old rotator phones. America does not need you, you're just another political organization. And we have great communication capabilities.

Donald Trump on violent Minneapolis protests: Mayor Jacob Frey 'very weak,' 'thugs' dishonor George Floyd's memoryAs fires burned around the Minneapolis Police Department’s 3rd precinct, President Donald Trump lashed out on Twitter, calling the city’s mayor 'weak' and saying that 'thugs are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd.' Where’s the lie? He is right on both. The ppl who stormed that capitol with guns threatening the governor were true 'thugs.' These ppl who are protesting are just fed up and exercising their constitutional right to peacefully protest. Get it straight POTUS