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Donald Trump’s angry at Twitter, but not enough to quit tweeting

Donald Trump’s angry at Twitter, but not enough to quit tweeting

On Thursday, advocacy groups such as the Muslim Advocates accused Trump of holding the summit to pressure social media companies into not enforcing their online rules.

He offered no specific proposal but said he was directing his administration "to explore all regulatory and legislative solutions to protect free speech and the free speech of all Americans".

Even the usually sedate National Public Radio described the summit as a gathering of "far right" personalities, choosing to counterbalance the quotes from two of those invited - meme maker Carpe Donktum and radio host Bill Mitchell - with statements from Media Matters, a Democrat nonprofit that specializes in attacking conservative media voices.

The tool comes in the wake of several Republicans slamming Facebook and Twitter for censoring conservative speech on both the platforms. But he and other Republicans have long claimed that online platforms employ tactics to silence their voices, allegations that major social media companies have denied.

"This has the appearance not of a social media summit but a political rally and call for the right", said Democratic Sen.

"The crap you think of is unbelievable", he said.

Facebook, Google and Twitter each declined comment.

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Many representatives from major tech sites such as Google have spent time recently testifying before Congressional committees, where they have issued similar denials, while they continue to suppress conservatives and restrict dissenting opinions with impunity.

Those who paid attention to the president's speech might have noticed his explanation for why the White House puts out few old-fashioned press releases any more: Trump is convinced they would get ignored by the media giving him hostile coverage. "Enforcing basic standards of decency on social media isn't censoring conservative speech".

Right-wing cartoonist Ben Garrison was invited, but did not attend.

The US president also said that social media allows "journalists and influencers" to bypass the "fake news filter".

Speaking to his supporters, Trump repeated his argument of political bias, claiming some activists were blocked or limited on social platforms.

"If I have a spelling deal, they will put it on", the president said, drawing laughs from the audience.

"We hardly do press releases anymore because if I put out on social media a statement, like I'm going to in a little while and something totally unrelated but a very important statement, now they're going insane", explained the USA president. However Trump was interrupted during his address by a fly, which he admitted he doesn't like.