Elon Musk reopens Donald Trump’s Twitter account based on poll
Following the deadly January 2021 Capitol attack, Twitter suspended Donald Trump’s account, accusing the former US president of violating his rules regarding his civic integrity policy. Now at the helm of Twitter, Elon Musk just reactivated his account after a survey published on Nov. 19 that included more than 15 million people.
When asked whether it is worth restoring Donald Trump’s account: 51.8% of voters answered “yes”, while 48.2% voted against.
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— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 19, 2022
This poll comes just weeks after Elon Musk announced that he would form a board of moderators to decide whether certain accounts should be reintroduced to the platform. It is clear that he did not wait for any advice to make a decision …
Twitter will form a content moderation board with a wide variety of viewpoints.
Until the consent of this council, no important decisions will be made regarding the maintenance or restoration of the account.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 28, 2022
Donald Trump stays on Truth Social… for now
Earlier, Donald Trump said he would not return to Twitter even if his account was reactivated. At the moment and since the expulsion from Twitter, the former US president uses his own Truth Social network to communicate, with which he has an exclusive contract.
As for his Twitter account, @Donald Trump now has 87.3 million followers, 49 following, and recently posted a link to a website offering funding for his next 2024 campaign.