WASHINGTON: Following his ban from Twitter and Facebook, YouTube additionally suspended US President Donald Trump from the platform for per week.
According to CNN, the US president was banned from the platform for inciting violence in a video. It additionally added that YouTube has now eliminated the video.
The US media outlet additionally reported that the platform may lengthen the ban after his channel earned a strike beneath YouTube’s insurance policies.
The platform didn’t disclose what the video was about however stated that it’s going to evaluate its choice after a one-week timeout.
Earlier, Donald Trump had been banned from a number of social media platforms together with Twitter and Facebook. YouTube was the one main social media platform that didn’t droop the US president.
“After careful review, and in light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence, we removed new content uploaded to the Donald J. Trump channel and issued a strike for violating our policies for inciting violence,” a YouTube spokesperson stated in an announcement.
“As a result, in accordance with our long-standing strikes system, the channel is now prevented from uploading new videos or livestreams for a minimum of seven days—which may be extended,” stated the spokesperson.
YouTube additionally stated will probably be taking the additional step of disabling feedback beneath movies on Trump’s channel.
Under YouTube’s insurance policies, incomes a second strike will end in a two-week suspension and three strikes will end in a everlasting ban.