President Trump sits down with Twitter boss for crunch talks: Why am I losing followers?

www.theregister.co.uk | 4/24/2019 | Staff
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When the "leader of the free world" hauled Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey into the White House for a meeting yesterday, you would be forgiven for thinking they'd attempt to address the issues that have bedevilled social media of late – bots, disinformation, unsolicited DMs, Nazis...

But then again, we are living in a timeline where orange reality TV buffoon Donald Trump is president of the United States.

Reuters - Commander-in-chief - Rate - Twitter - Followers

And, according to Reuters, the commander-in-chief was more concerned with the rate at which he was haemorrhaging Twitter followers.

You can just about see the life draining from Dorsey's eyes above as he's taken to task by the head of state.

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The chinwag was organised under the guise of "protecting the health of the public conversation" before Americans head to the polls for next year's general election.

However, hours before the meeting, Trump was doing what Trump is wont to do, twanting (tweet-ranting) that the platform is discriminatory towards him and the wider right-of-centre political stance.

Newswire - Source - Meeting - Twitter - Counsel

Indeed, the newswire's source, "who was briefed on the meeting that included Twitter's general counsel and public policy chief", claimed the prez "spent a...
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