Twitter, one of the world’s most prominent social networks, has continued to face backlash among its uses for undermining the freedom of expression on its platform through censorship’s. The tech giant has continued to push for unnecessary crack down against those that are opposed to their ‘biased policy’.
U.S. President Donald Trump, a prominent tweeter with one of the most-followed accounts, on Tuesday called for the creation of “more, and fairer” social media companies.
Donald Trump remarks came as a response to discrimination he has continued to face as a Republican from Twitter Inc.
In a series of tweets, Trump said it was “so true” that he was the best thing that has ever happen to the social media platform however slammed the social media firm for not treating him well as a Republican.
“The best thing ever to happen to Twitter is Donald Trump.” @MariaBartiromo So true, but they don’t treat me well as a Republican. Very discriminatory, hard for people to sign on. Constantly taking people off list. Big complaints from many people. Different names-over 100 M…..— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 23, 2019
Trump also praised the involvement of U.S. lawmakers, who have called on executives from several technology companies like Facebook, Apple and Twitter to testify in connection to various scandals.
“No wonder Congress wants to get involved – and they should,” he wrote on Twitter.
…..But should be much higher than that if Twitter wasn’t playing their political games. No wonder Congress wants to get involved – and they should. Must be more, and fairer, companies to get out the WORD!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 23, 2019
The president further accused Twitter of “playing political games” by taking some of his followers off Twitter.
“Very discriminatory, hard for people to sign on,” Trump wrote. “Constantly taking people off list. Big complaints from many people.”
“We enforce the Twitter Rules dispassionately and equally for all users, regardless of their background or political affiliation. We are constantly working to improve our systems and will continue to be transparent in our efforts,” a Twitter representative said.