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Twitch closes Donald Trump's account due to hate speech




Twitch, the live video platform, has temporarily suspended the account of one of its most popular users worldwide: US President Donald Trump's account, which opened last October and which is best used to announce and broadcast election events.

Twitch officials claim that some of his broadcasts incurred a "hate speech", so the said content has already been removed.

This surprising decision, due to the platform, is due to some of the comments made by Donald Trump in his latest election law in Tulsa (they did not specify any of them), but also to some old data regarding criminals who came to the United States from Mexico.

 It is also in this context that Facebook's recent decision to change its policy regarding political publications (will classify it as a warning if they incur what they consider a `` hate speech '', just as they did with other users' posts).

Twitch follows a policy of "zero tolerance" for hate behavior, which prohibits discrimination and harassment of others based on characteristics such as race, religion, gender, age, and sexual orientation. The company’s rules say it “will take into account a number of factors to determine the intent and context of any hate content” and that compliance procedures can include “suspending the account indefinitely”.
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