Twitter Changes Reason to Allow Trump’s Anti-Muslim Retweets


Twitter said it allowed anti-Muslim videos that were retweeted by President Donald Trump because they didn’t break rules on forbidden content, abandoning an earlier rationale that newsworthiness justified the posts.

On Thursday, a Twitter spokesperson said “there may be the rare occasion when we allow controversial content or behavior which may otherwise violate our rules to remain on our service because we believe there is a legitimate public interest in its availability.”

The response was criticized by people who said Trump’s retweets violated Twitter policies since the video was inciting violence. On Friday, Twitter backtracked on its initial explanation.

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Lars M. B. Anthonisen is Global Account Lead @ Google. Previously, he held various digital marketing positions at media companies across Europe and Asia including Regional Digital Director at MediaCom APAC, CMO at Adform and Digital Manager at Universal McCann Worldwide.

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