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Elon Musk’s “Twitter Files” part 4 was released by Michael Shellenberger Saturday evening.
Part 4 of the release includes part 2 of the internal discussions leading up to the ‘removal of Trump’
President Trump was ultimately banned from Twitter on January 8, 2021.
Twitter execs, particularly Yoel Roth and Vijaya Gadde, changed its policy in order to ban Trump from the platform.
Yoel Roth said, “In this specific case, we’re changing our public interest approach for [Trump’s] account…”
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What happens next is essential to understanding how Twitter justified banning Trump.— Michael Shellenberger (@ShellenbergerMD) December 11, 2022
Sales exec: "are we dropping the public interest [policy] now…"
Roth, six hours later: "In this specific case, we're changing our public interest approach for his account…" pic.twitter.com/XRUFil2npI