On Friday, Twitter Inc. announced its decision to permanently suspend the accounts of President Donald Trump, citing potential incitement of violence,. The microblogging company’s decision came in the aftermath of the a pro-Trump mob storming the Capitol last week land leading to atleast five deaths.
"After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence," Twitter said in a statement.
Twitter’s move was followed by Facebook ‘s indefinite suspension of the President's account on both its namesake website and Instagram.
E-commerce company Shopify shutdown two sites affiliated with the Trump campaign. Snap, too, blocked Trump from posting on Snapchat.