Between Donald Trump and Jack Dorsey, the war is declared. It is the decision Tuesday, the CEO of Twitter, affix two messages of the president u.s. the reference to "know the facts" that triggered the signature of the presidential decree on Thursday evening. A decree, considered of long standing, who directed his administration to change the rules and the legal framework that apply to social networks and their protective status of hosting providers. In response, on Friday, the platform has reported a third message from the president Trump on the events of Minneapolis, this time with a warning stating that it violated "the rules of Twitter regarding the glorification of violence".
If Donald Trump had been able to neutralize that Twitter, he would have done, as he has publicly announced Tuesday by threatening to close the platform. But his lawyers have not found the legal way to do it, where a wider initiative that affects all networks.
Jack Dorsey and the american president only met once - at least publicly - since the arrival of Donald Trump at the White House, April 23, 2019. Thirty minutes of exchanges, in the presence of two other executives from Twitter, during which they talked about the platform and social networks. An exchange which Donald Trump is out, visibly, publicly delighted, to read his tweet, calling for the future to pursue an "open discussion":