Twitter Shares Drop by 12 Percent After Company Banned Trump

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Shares of Twitter on Monday dropped 12 %, after the corporate banned President Donald Trump and a slew of different conservatives. Shares dropped after the market opened on Monday, reaching a low of $45.17. Twitter shares closed at $51.48 on Jan. eight. Twitter stated it eliminated Trump's account on Friday as a result of a few of his current posts have been glorifying violence. The corporate echoed critics who attempted to attach Trump's rhetoric with the breach of the U.S. Capitol. Trump responded by accusing Twitter of coordinating "with the Democrats and the Radical Left in removing my account from their platform, to silence me—and YOU, the 75,000,000 great patriots who voted for me." Twitter additionally banned outstanding customers including lawyer Sidney Powell and Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Different customers who weren't banned left the platform, including radio hosts Mark Levin and Rush Limbaugh. Among conservatives who're still on Twitter, some ...