Here lies @realDonaldTrump, having tweeted itself to death


Citing the risk of further incitement of violence following an attempted insurrection on Jan 6, Twitter permanently suspended Trump’s account. — AFP

The Twitter account @realDonaldTrump died Friday. It was 11 years, 8 months old and had issued nearly 47,000 tweets. None of them survived. The cause of death was hubris.

Twitter's move to permanently suspend President Trump's account – which became a fount of lies and provocation even as it remained the first and last thing that many Americans doomscrolled each day – came after years of violations of company policies.

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