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Twitch makes Trump ban indefinite, citing continued potential for harm

Twitch makes Trump ban indefinite, citing continued potential for harm

Following the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States yesterday, there was some question as to whether or not internet platforms such as Twitter, YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook would reactivate the accounts of former President Trump. We now have an answer concerning one of those platforms, as Twitch has announced that it is banning Trump's account indefinitely.

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The big Biden POTUS social media transfer 2021: Who controls what

The big Biden POTUS social media transfer 2021: Who controls what

Today Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. As it's been with the past couple of Presidents of the United States, this peaceful transition of power includes not only the metaphorical keys to the White House, but the admin powers to "official" social media accounts and webpages.

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Twitter finally slaps Donald Trump with a permanent ban

Twitter finally slaps Donald Trump with a permanent ban

Twitter has joined several other platforms in permanently banning Trump over recent tweets, the company has announced. The decision comes only hours after Twitter unlocked Trump's account, which had been suspended due to three tweets in particular that the company said needed to be deleted. Twitter joins Facebook, Twitch, Snapchat, and a number of other platforms in banning the president.

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Twitch is the latest company to deplatform Trump over Capitol riot

Twitch is the latest company to deplatform Trump over Capitol riot

A video released by President Trump during yesterday's riot at the US Capitol spurred ample backlash and triggered a cascading series of restrictions on POTUS social media accounts. Facebook and YouTube were among the first to pull the video from their platforms; Twitter locked Trump's account for 12 hours. Bigger changes happened in the hours since, and now Twitch is counted among the companies deplatforming the president.

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Trump banned from Facebook and Instagram indefinitely

Trump banned from Facebook and Instagram indefinitely

Following yesterday's events on Capitol Hill, during which a pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol Building, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced that President Trump has been banned from both Facebook and Instagram indefinitely. While there's no indication of when Trump's accounts may be reinstated - if they are at all - Zuckerberg has said that he will remain blocked on both platforms at least through the end of his term on January 20th.

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Facebook removes Trump’s video on US Capitol riot over fraud claims

Facebook removes Trump’s video on US Capitol riot over fraud claims

Amid the chaos at the US Capitol Building today, President Trump made a highly criticized video calling for the rioters to go home, but also validating the ideas that spurred their actions. In a tweet soon after, Facebook's VP of Integrity Guy Rosen said that Facebook made the decision to take down Trump's video.

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Chinese tech “a grave threat” DHS warns American businesses

Chinese tech “a grave threat” DHS warns American businesses

The US Department of Homeland Security has issued a stern warning to American businesses about using technology and services from Chinese companies. The new DHS Business Advisory is the latest escalation in tensions between the United States and China, amid ongoing accusations that Chinese companies - and those linked with the People's Republic of China (PRC) - have been using their tech footprint to steal data from foreign companies.

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YouTube will delete new videos with false election claims

YouTube will delete new videos with false election claims

YouTube plans to remove videos uploaded that attempt to mislead on the outcome of the 2020 US Presidential election, warning users that it will remove content that alleges unfounded voter fraud. The announcement comes amid ongoing criticism of the video platform for what some critics have bemoaned is a hands-off attitude toward misleading or false video, or content that could potentially incite violence.

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Facebook removes Stop the Steal group after calls for election violence

Facebook removes Stop the Steal group after calls for election violence

Facebook has deleted a Group called 'Stop the Steal' only a day after it was created due to concerning posts indicating support for violence. The group had amassed more than a quarter-million followers, raking in thousands every minute at one point, according to a new report. Facebook has confirmed that it deleted the Group as part of the 'exceptional measures' it has taken in relation to the election.

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Presidential Debate live stream video here: Biden vs Trump simulcast

Presidential Debate live stream video here: Biden vs Trump simulcast

The first of several US presidential debates will be held today an aired on all major TV networks and streaming services. That includes the likes of YouTube, C-Span, CBS, ABC, CNN, and NBC. This debate will begin at approximately 9PM ET (that's 21:00 Eastern Time), 8PM Central Time, 7PM Mountain Time, 6PM Pacific.

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TikTok is not banned in America yet, but November is near

TikTok is not banned in America yet, but November is near

Donald Trump signed a Presidential Executive Order last week to ban TikTok from operating in the USA. On Sunday night, Judge Carl Nichols of the US District Court for DC issued an injunction on the matter. With this injunction in place, TikTok is not banned from your phone or any app store for several reasons. One of these reasons was: Donald Trump didn't have the authority to ban this app in the first place.

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Trump TikTok ban: Will my app stop working?

Trump TikTok ban: Will my app stop working?

The Trump administration's war on TikTok continues to escalate, and today's news of a September 20 deadline to pull the app - along with WeChat - from US app stores has users understandably concerned that the short video social network might stop working. Turns out, today's announcement makes it a little more complicated than that: read on for what you need to know if you're a TikTok fan.

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