The social media tech giant - which allows users to send relatively short text messages, photos and similar graphics to "followers" - said, "Blocking a world leader from Twitter or removing their controversial tweets would hide important information people should be able to see and debate". The most clear-cut example is Trump, whose sometimes inflammatory tweets have ignited debate about how the company enforces its rules that ban actions like harassment and death threats.
Two things stand out about the foreign policy messages Trump has posted on Twitter since taking office: How far they veer from the traditional ways American Presidents express themselves, let alone handle diplomacy.
Twitter made a statement after a swell of outrage over Mr. Trump's tweets in which he boasted about having a "much bigger" and "more powerful" button than North Korea.
The company has maintained that the U.S. president's tweets are newsworthy.
On Friday, the company explained in a blog post that it draws a distinction between "world leaders" and others in terms of how it decides whether their posts violate its terms of service.
Every time Trump posts under vulgar and nasty tweet, especially one that might trigger a dictator to fire the first salvo of World War III, it's tempting to demand that Twitter to block Trump's account.
The blog post comes as Twitter faces mounting criticism over its refusal to take any action against President Trump after he posted a tweet earlier this week taunting North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. A group had staged a protest outside Twitter's headquarters in San Francisco on Wednesday, alleging that the microblogging website was "complicit" in Trump's tweets that "endanger the world".
Twitter has also emphasised its use as a place to see what's happening and says it's easier for the social media company to deliver on its mission if influential people like Trump start discussions there.
Trump's latest Twitter rant that included boasting about the economy, attacking the media and claiming that the ongoing investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and the Russians "has proven to be a total hoax".
Starting this year, Samsung TVs are meant to serve as the hub of the smart home, allowing other devices to be controlled from it. The good news is that at CES 2018 , Samsung has announced similar functionality for its Gear series of wearables.
The Trump administration has agreed to delay upcoming springtime drills with South Korea until after the Olympic Games. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, told reporters in a conference call late Monday Washington time.
One is building the product into something awesome, and that's going to take years for everyone to have access to it. The service combined artificial intelligence and actual humans and was available as a bot in Facebook Messenger.
More recently Dylan chastised Blake Lively for hypocrisy after the actress tweeted her support of the Time's Up movement. Perhaps Justin Timberlake can find solace in the fact that he's not the only actor accused of tone-deafness.
They have already held more than a dozen commitment ceremonies, though that still hasn't been enough time for Ron. Marriage celebrant Sarah May Alexander said the couple have been "the opposite of anything bridezilla".
Rose McGowan is not impressed by Hollywood's anti-sexual harassment protest at the 2018 Golden Globes . Many people criticized McGowan for "Citizen Rose " when the series was announced earlier in January .
Pins can also be pre-ordered on the Time's Up website for $12, the proceeds of which go to the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund. Speaking to Refinery29, Blanco explained why she chose to wear red, saying: "I love red".
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The government has now told the Court that pending the recommendations by the Committee, this direction could be suspended. The bench which was hearing the issue was headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra .
Turning point in US-Pakistan relations?
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Crew of 32 missing after ships collide off eastern China
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Lena Dunham, Jack Antonoff reportedly break up
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Intel chief says chip flaw damage contained by industry
The bugs, first publicly disclosed last week, affect nearly all modern computer processors to some extent, including Intel chips . Apart from Spectre , other other hardware-based exploits such as " Meltdown " are serious issues that could harm your device.
Intel chief promises software bug fix in days
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Killed in Wrong Way Crash along I-5 Near Woodland
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In Sudan : Students, police clash on third day of protests
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Nissan to show brain-to-vehicle tech at CES
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