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You are Making a Giant Mistake: Trump Yells at Twitter over Banned Conservative Voices

In early May, Trump came out in support of right-wing personalities

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The accounts and their tweets were added to a public database that Twitter launched last year to track its battle against government-linked misinformation. Pixabay

In yet another attack on Twitter, US President Donald Trump has once again tweeted his support for conservative voices banned from the micro-blogging platform.

“Twitter should let the banned Conservative Voices back onto their platform, without restriction. It’s called Freedom of Speech, remember. You are making a Giant Mistake!” the US President tweeted on Sunday.

In early May, Trump came out in support of right-wing personalities, including conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and long-time Trump adviser Roger Stone.

“I am continuing to monitor the censorship of AMERICAN CITIZENS on social media platforms. This is the United States of America — and we have what’s known as FREEDOM OF SPEECH! We are monitoring and watching, closely!!” he said in a tweet then.

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US President Donald Trump has once again tweeted his support for conservative voices banned from the micro-blogging platform.VOA

Jones and Infowars — a far-right American conspiracy theory and fake news website — have already been removed from Twitter.

In 2017, Trump retweeted three anti-Muslim propaganda videos originally posted by Jayda Fransen, a leader of a far-right British political party called Britain First.

More recently, the US President posted an edited video on Twitter that tried to link Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar to the 9/11 attacks, the media reported. (IANS)

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Micro-blogging Site Twitter Testing Ways to Improve ‘Lists’ Feature

Currently, the test is available in Twitter’s mobile app for those who have been opted in, TechCrunch reported

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Twitter on a smartphone device. Pixabay

Micro-blogging site Twitter is trying new ways to improve the ‘Lists’ feature on its platform.

The company on Tuesday announced that it has begun testing to make the feature easier to use.

The feature, remained buried inside Twitter’s interface, is intended to let users create custom timelines by adding specific users whose tweets a user is interested to track.

“Customisable timelines that are easy to access? We’re thinking about ways to do this! One idea we had is for you to be able to swipe to your lists from home. If you’re in the test tell us what you think,” Twitter posted on its handle.

The announcement gathered positive responses from the users.

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FILE – A man reads tweets on his phone in front of a displayed Twitter logo. VOA

“This is an excellent idea. Being able to order the lists would be important too. If anything makes it a toggle in Lists so we can have it if we want,” a user posted.

“Love this. Many people don’t even know about lists. I use lists all the time to cut through the noise. This is a great fix! Love the ease of access,” wrote Kyle Harris, renowned vlogger and social media commentator.

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As of now, Twitter has not specified how many people would be added to the test.

Currently, the test is available in Twitter’s mobile app for those who have been opted in, TechCrunch reported. (IANS)