Heavy stance by Twitch is Reddit who decided to go against the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, by suspending his Twitch channel and over 200 communities on Reddit due to “hate content” that was broadcast live from the profile. A move that is exceptional and that in some way is nothing more than the last situation in chronological order that presents itself to the President who in the last few days remains besieged by all the online platforms on which he is present.
Twitch and Reddit: the latest blocks for President Trump
Regarding Twitch, the President of the United States of America, was seen to block and suspend a broadcast of the first meeting. In this case, the reason for the blockade and suspension by Twitch comes because of the statement by the President during the rally, that Mexico is sending “rapists” to the USA.
The justification by the giant Twitch the one for which “Like everyone else, politicians on Twitch must adhere to our terms of service and community guidelines. We make no exceptions for political content and will take action on reported content that violates our rules.”
A stance had already been underlined by the platform at the time of the opening of the presidential channel last year even though to date there has been no excuse to take action on Trump’s content. The profile of the President of the United States had been opened in October and was used to broadcast Trump’s rallies live. Over the past week, Twitch announced plans to permanently close the channels of the streamers accused of harassment and the first to pay for this new directive was the famous streamer Dr Disrespect.
Even Reddit for has decided to put his hand to his platform deciding to close over 200 communities related to Donald Trump. In this case also the popular subreddit ” r / The_Donald “which was not directly connected to the President was suspended and closed. Reddit therefore also modified its directives becoming decidedly more stringent as regards all that “promotes hate”.