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Twitter slaps Trump video with 'manipulated media' warning
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From Misinformation to Glorifying Violence, Social Media Platforms Take Action Against Politicians
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Snap removes Trump account from curated promotional section
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Twitter Flags Rep. Gaetz For 'Glorifying Violence'
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Mark Zuckerberg defends Facebook policy
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Twitter Flags Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz For 'Glorifying Violence'
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Twitter Censors Donald Trump’s Tweet Due to 'Glorifying Violence'
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Twitter Tags Trump's Tweet A 'Gloryfing Violence'
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Minneapolis police officer charged with murder of George Floyd
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Trump Says Tweet On Shooting Looters Was "Fact", Not A Call For Violence
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Twitter Places Public Interest Notice on President Trump's Minneapolis Tweet | THR News
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Taylor Swift Slams Donald Trump's Tweet About Minneapolis Protests
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Need2Know: Minneapolis Unrest; Trump Tweet Flagged for 'Glorifying Violence'
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Twitter Flags White House's Tweet For 'Glorifying Violence'
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George Floyd Protests Erupt Across the US
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Twitter Hides Trump's Tweet Calling For Protestors To Be Shot
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President Donald Trump's tweets about the riots in Minneapolis
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Twitter Hits Trump With ‘Glorifying Violence’ Warning After Tweet About George Floyd Minneapolis Protest
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