President Donald Trump speaks during a “Salute to Service” dinner Tuesday, 3. July 2018, in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Donald Trump on Saturday asked if Twitter remove the “Failure” New York Times ” and “propaganda machine” the Washington Post how the social media platform escalating efforts to the elimination of fake and suspicious accounts.
Trump ‘ seemed to be s tweet, a response to a Washington Post report Friday confirmed in the Twitter, it has more than doubled, the rate of closures since October, the suspension of more than 70 million in may and June.
“Twitter is the to get rid of fake accounts at a record pace” Trump tweeted. “Is that the Failure of the New York Times and the propaganda machine for Amazon, the Washington Post, the always and forever quote anonymous sources, which do not exist in my opinion.
Twitter getting rid of fake accounts at a record pace. Is that the failure of the New York Times and the propaganda machine for Amazon, the Washington Post, the always and forever quote anonymous sources, which do not exist in my opinion – they are both out of business in 7 years!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 7. July 2018
“You are both out of business in 7 years!”
Twitter stepped up their fight against bots, after he said more than 1.4 million of its users to interact with the Russian propaganda during the 2016 presidential elections. But this number can be affected only a fraction of the users said during this time, the San Francisco company.
“I’m glad that – after months of focus on this issue – Twitter appears to be down crack down on the use of bots and other fake accounts, but there is still much work to do,” Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., the Post said.
The Times and the Post were often targets of Trump, the name of the papers in his by 2017, Fake News Awards in January.
Trump has also hit the Post’s owner, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, accusing Amazon pay little to no taxes and forces the taxpayers of retailers across the country to get out of the business.
The facts: the @nytimes has amazing growth in subscriptions since the Trump choice.
We now have more than 3.7 million paid subscriptions.
We have subscribers in over 200 countries and territories.#notfailing https://t.co/Tlroc8YBMd
— Clifford Levy (@cliffordlevy) 7. July 2018
Trump’s tweet was refuted by the times, ” Deputy Managing Editor Clifford Levy said, the number of paper-to-digital subscribers increased during the entire election cycle.
Despite his beef with some of the media, Trump has the support of journalists after the shooting at a Maryland newspaper, in June.
“Journalists, like all Americans, should be said to be attacked to be free from the fear of violence, while you do your work,” Trump.