Share
News

Twitter Just Paid a Massive Price After Booting Trump

Share

Shares of Twitter were tumbling at the opening bell after it permanently kicked President Donald Trump and other conservatives off the social media platform.

There was a broad market selloff Monday to start the week, yet the 11 percent slide in shares of Twitter Inc. far outpaced those declines.

Twitter on Friday shut down @realDonaldTrump, claiming it did so because it feared that the president would use it for “further incitement of violence.”

Trump retorted that he’d be “building out our own platform in the near future. We will not be SILENCED!”

There is a protest planned outside of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco by Trump supporters Monday, though employees are working from home due to the pandemic and there are few, if any, people there.

Trending:
Video Shows Al Sharpton Forced to Shut Down Border Press Conference When Protesters Descend: 'Get Out of Texas'

Facebook, which has suspended Trump’s account through Jan. 20 and possibly indefinitely, also slipped 2 percent Monday.

Ready to ditch Facebook or Twitter? Follow The Western Journal on MeWe and GAB.

Did you know that The Western Journal now publishes some content in Spanish as well as English, for international audiences? Click here to read this article on The Western Journal en Español!

Truth and Accuracy

Submit a Correction →



loading

We are committed to truth and accuracy in all of our journalism. Read our editorial standards.

Tags:
, , , , , , ,
Share

Conversation