Bill Gates: The social media ban may cause more divisions in the US

新浪科技 ·  02/22/2021 09:17

Sina Science and Technology News on the morning of February 22, it is reported thatMicrosoft CorpBill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft, said social media bans, such asTwitter(TwitterInc.) the lifelong ban on former US President Donald Trump from entering the United States could lead to more divisions in the United States.

In an interview with Fox News Sunday Sunday, Gates said Trump had said a lot about questioning the legitimacy of the 2020 election, but he believed that "dealing with it with a lifetime ban seems to be worth discussing."

"We don't want to split social networks into two groups," he said. "We want to have a common foundation and exchange ideas on that basis."

"there must be some way to draw a line between government and those well-intentioned participants so that we can keep the open debate without involving the harmful parts," Gates said. "

Twitter permanently blocked Mr Trump's account on January 6 after supporters stormed the US Capitol to try to undermine the Senate's confirmation of Joe Biden's victory in the presidential election, citing "the risk of further inciting violence".

And thenFacebook IncTrump's account was also suspended, but no permanent suspension was announced.

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