The Trump campaign's Twitter account criticized the company for "silencing" the president of the United States. On Thursday, Facebook suspended Trump's account through January 20 and possibly indefinitely. Earlier in the week on Wednesday, the social media site had locked the president's account for 12 hours for violating its rules on Civic Integrity and Violent Threats.
Update: Trump began tweeting from the official presidential account on Wednesday and Twitter responded by limiting his account.
At the time of permanent suspension, Trump had 88.7 million followers and followed 51 people.
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Cleaver, a Kansas City Methodist minister serving in his ninth term, delivered the opening prayer as the U.S. He also included Hindu god Brahma in the invocation.
Trump, who has less than two weeks remaining in his term, countered the move by posting a series of now-deleted tweets from his official government account, declaring that he "will not be SILENCED".
Some lawmakers have called for Twitter to act against the president; Sen.
Sacha Baron Cohen is celebrating Trump's ban from social media. They said he would lose access to those privileges upon leaving office, however. Even one more transgression could land Trump in Twitter jail - forever.
In May, after Trump tweeted the phrase "when the looting starts, the shooting starts" in response to protests in Minneapolis, Twitter added a warning label to his post for the first time. Asked if Trump could create another account, a Twitter spokeswoman said if the company had reason to believe he was using accounts to evade Friday's suspension, those accounts too could be suspended.
Citing possible violence and misinterpretation as reasons, the social platform revealed the reason behind their move, making it clear that absolutely no one, was getting away with breaking their community guidelines.
Jonathan Greenblatt, who heads the Anti-Defamation League, said Friday that banning Trump was an "excellent step" and "a fitting end to a legacy of spewing hate and vitriol". Articles of impeachment could be introduced by House Democrats on Monday, US media reports say.