Joining the list of social media platforms that banned President Donald Trump’s verified personal accounts, Google-owned YouTube on Tuesday temporarily suspended the Republican Party supremo’s channel.
Quoting that the videos in his channel are violating its policy against inciting violence, YouTube temporarily prevented the channel from uploading new content for the next 7 days.
1/ After review, and in light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence, we removed new content uploaded to Donald J. Trump’s channel for violating our policies. It now has its 1st strike & is temporarily prevented from uploading new content for a *minimum* of 7 days.
— YouTubeInsider (@YouTubeInsider) January 13, 2021
“In light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence, we removed new content uploaded to Donald J. Trump’s channel for violating our policies,” read the statement released by YouTube on Tuesday.
It can be noted that Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have already suspended Trump’s accounts following the violent invasion of the US Capitol by a mob of his supporters.
Snapchat and Twitch were the other social media platforms that suspended Trump after posting provocation videos.