YouTube cites violence concerns in barring posting of new content by Trump

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Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube video streaming service suspended President Trump’s account Tuesday evening, days after other large tech platforms responded to a deadly riot at the Capitol by banning the president. On Twitter Inc. , which banned the president from its service Friday, YouTube said that the president could not upload new content for a minimum of seven days. The suspension was in response to new content uploaded to Trump’s account, “and in light of concerns the ongoing potential for violence,” YouTube said.

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