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Twitter Inc.: The Suspension of Former U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s Twitter Account

Brincka, N., Eason, J., Siddiqui, M., O’Rourke, J. S. (editor)
December 21, 2022
SKU:
BUS-008854
Region: 
North America
Topic: 
Ethics & Social Justice, Operations, Strategy & General Management
Length: 
10 pages
Keywords: 
Twitter, Donald Trump, presidential election, Capitol insurrection
Student Price: 
$4.00 (€3.66)
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On January 6, 2021 insurrectionists rioted at the capitol building in Washington, D.C., claiming they wanted to stop certification of the electoral ballots naming Joseph R. Biden as 46th President of the United States. Investigations by independent news gathering organizations and Twitter, Inc. revealed a purposeful and continuing series of actions on the part of Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States. To assist in restoring order and to prevent further damage, Twitter, Inc. indefinitely suspended Mr. Trump’s Twitter account. A loud, vocal exchange ensued and the rapidly growing California start-up was faced with reputational and legal challenges of several sorts. 10 pp. Case #21-05 (2021).