The platform walls close in on Trump

Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube take action. But will it be enough?

 A supporter of President Trump watches a message asking violent protesters to go home on January 6, 2021 in Salem, Oregon. Trump supporters gathered at state capitals across the country to protest today's ratification of Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election. (Photo by Nathan Howard/Getty Images)
A supporter of President Trump watches a message asking violent protesters to go home on Wednesday in Salem, Oregon. (Nathan Howard / Getty Images)

Yesterday, after President Trump incited and then celebrated an attack on the US Capitol, I wrote that the big tech companies should remove him from their platforms. After a whirlwind 24 hours, tech companies…

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