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Snapchat announces that it will stop promoting Trump’s posts on the social network

June 4, 2020

Snapchat announced on Wednesday that it would stop publishing the publications of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, on the social network to justify that “voices that encourage racist violence and injustice” will not be amplified.

In a series of messages posted on Twitter, Snapchat spokeswoman Sarah Frier said that the social network in question was “crucial” to improve the balance of youth choices in the United States. Trump has more than 1.5 million followers on Snapchat.

According to the spokeswoman, the Trump campaign uses a tab called “Discover”, which its members classify as “the greatest benefit” of the social network. As a result, 229 million users of the social network can be reached.

Snapchat announces that it will stop promoting Trump’s posts on the social networkSnapchat announces that it will stop promoting Trump’s posts on the social network

However, Frier has indicated that Snapchat will make the decision based on a message the US President posted on Twitter and not in his Snapchat posts, while criticizing Trump’s tweet may continue on May 30 on the social network ” Microblogging “without notice. In particular, he referred to the one who ensures that the demonstrators are “received with the most vicious dogs and the scariest weapons”.