Snapchat is now the latest platform to block President Donald Trumps account after Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. All these platforms barred Trump from posting new content after his posts were deemed to be inciting violence.
We can confirm that earlier today we locked President Trumps Snapchat account, a Snap spokesperson told TNW in a statement. The company added that its deeply concerned about the dangerous rhetoric from the account. The app stopped promoting his account in the discover section last June. 
All of these bans took place as thousands of people marched into the US Capitol and created chaos while Bidenw was confirmed as the next President. At the time of writing, at least 4 people were dead because of these riots.
Twitter sprung to action by removing three of Trumps tweets, including a video that falsely made election fraud claims and asked the rioters to go home. The company also added that Trumps account is facing a permanent ban after repeated violations of the platforms policy. Currently, his account is barred from posting anything for 12 hours.
As a result of the unprecedented and ongoing violent situation in Washington, D.C., we have required the removal of three @realDonaldTrump Tweets that were posted earlier today for repeated and severe violations of our Civic Integrity policy.
Twitter Safety (@TwitterSafety) January 7, 2021
Facebook also took action on the US Presidents account and blocked it from posting for 24 hours on the blue app and Instagram. The platform said that the video was removed as it contributes to rather than diminishes the risk of ongoing violence. In a report, BuzzFeed News noted that rioters have been planning for this even on mainstream social media for weeks. 
Video streaming platform YouTube removed Trumps video as well as it violated its policies on spreading misinformation about election fraud.
While Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube has banned Trump for 12-24 hours, Snapchat hasnt set a time limit on the ban as of yet.

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