president of the UNITED states, Donald Trump, will on Thursday sign a presidential decree on the companies who operate social media, after he has threatened to shut down several platforms.
this was stated by The spokeswoman of The White House, Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday local time.
It is not immediately clear what the decree should contain.
the Announcement comes after the social media Twitter for the first time, a faktatjek-sticker on a Trump-tweet, which was branded as misleading.
It got Trump to react strongly on Twitter.
Republicans feel that social media platforms totally suppress conservative votes, he wrote in an announcement.
- We will regulate them heavily or shut them down, before we will allow this to happen, he wrote on without to deepen.
It is not immediately clear whether Trump has the authority to close businesses.
Twitter declined to comment Trumps the possible plans. It's the same Google.
According to the association of The U.s. Borgerrettighedsunion the u.s. constitution limit the Trump in relation to regulating the social media.
Trumps threats to platforms like Twitter and Facebook in recent days, the strongest and most persistent so far.
Meanwhile, conservative criticism of the tech industry has taken to. Shares of both companies fell on Wednesday.
Trumps lookups, as Twitter has marked as misleading, claiming that postal voting will lead to election fraud.
During the lookup, Twitter has put an exclamation point and a blue text. It encourages users to get 'the facts about postal votes'.
It refers to a new text, where it says that the president 'mistakenly claim that postal voting would lead to electoral fraud'. According to experts, they are only rarely associated with electoral fraud.
Trump has made a similar posting on Facebook.
It has Facebook not acted on, as the company has other guidelines than Twitter, says ceo Mark Zuckerberg.
He shall, however, generally critical of any decrees from the president.
- I will need to understand precisely what they are going to do. But in general I think not, in fact, that it is the right response, if a government chooses to censor a platform, because it is concerned about censorship, he says in an interview with Fox News.