Trump threatens to close down social media platforms which ‘silence conservative voices’ after Twitter posts warning under his tweet

President urges firms to ‘Clean up your act, NOW!!!!’, without any apparent irony

By Jon Sharman | Independent |

Donald Trump has threatened to close down social media platforms that do not support his agenda, a day after Twitter posted a fact-checking notice on one of his tweets.

Social media firms suppressed conservative points of view, the president claimed without providing any evidence, before saying his administration would “strongly regulate [the companies] or close them down, before we can ever allow this to happen”.

Mr Trump advised the companies to “Clean up your act, NOW!!!!”.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.