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Technology Donald Trump's YouTube Gains 100,000 Subscribers After U.S. Capitol Riot

03:46  14 january  2021
03:46  14 january  2021 Source:   newsweek.com

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President Donald Trump ' s YouTube account continued to attract masses of new subscribers in the wake of the U . S . Capitol riot on January 6. In the days after a violent mob of his supporters breached the security of the building in Washington, D.C. as part of an insurrection that left five dead, the

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President Donald Trump's YouTube account continued to attract masses of new subscribers in the wake of the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6.

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before boarding Marine One on January 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Following last week's deadly pro-Trump riot on Capitol Hill, President Trump is making his first public appearance with a trip to the town of Alamo, Texas to view the partial construction of the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. © Drew Angerer/Getty President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before boarding Marine One on January 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Following last week's deadly pro-Trump riot on Capitol Hill, President Trump is making his first public appearance with a trip to the town of Alamo, Texas to view the partial construction of the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

In the days after a violent mob of his supporters breached the security of the building in Washington, D.C. as part of an insurrection that left five dead, the president's YouTube followers surged by roughly 100,000, according to analytics firm Social Blade.

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President Trump posted a video on his personal Twitter account in response to yesterday' s siege of the U . S . Capital building. Shepard Smith reports.

Data suggests that since the attack last Wednesday, Trump's profile consistently gained between 10,000 and 30,000 new subs a day, spiking from 2.68 million subs on January 6 to 2.77 million on January 12—when it was temporarily suspended.

Views on the Trump account's videos also appeared to surge, with Social Blade metrics showing a collective total of more than 2 million on January 7 and 3.8 million on January 8. In the week before the Capitol siege, no daily increase had surpassed 800,000.

The YouTube account remained active even as the president's presence on other social media or technology platforms—including Facebook and Twitter—was being blocked or restricted to reduce the risk of him inciting further civil unrest or violence.

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Donald Trump ' s YouTube channel can't upload new videos for a week, comments are disabled and it has received a strike. Basic physics, and the evidence of our own eyes, tells us that what goes up must come down. But the NASDAQ is over 13, 000 , and the S &P 500 is over 3,800, and some market

In a joint statement from the U . S . Attorney' s Office of the District of Minnesota, MacDonald and FBI Special Agent Michael Paul condemned the "violence and terror" of last week' s riots at the U . S . Capitol , calling it a Donald Trump ' s YouTube Gains 100 , 000 Subscribers After U . S . Capitol Riot .

A slew of companies have since removed Trump—or Trump-related content—from their sites, including TikTok, Snapchat, Twitch, Reddit, Shopify and Discord. The silencing has now left the outgoing president in a state of social media homelessness.

Speculation that he could join the "free speech" social network Parler halted this week when the platform was removed from the web by Amazon Web Services (AWS) for failing to moderate extremist content, while its app was removed by Google and Apple.

YouTube executives confirmed on Tuesday that Trump's account would not be allowed to share any new videos for a week following a review of new uploads.

"In light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence, we removed new content uploaded to Donald J. Trump's channel for violating our policies," YouTube said.

"It now has its 1st strike & is temporarily prevented from uploading new content for a *minimum* of 7 days. Given the ongoing concerns about violence, we will also be indefinitely disabling comments on President Trump's channel, as we've done to other channels where there are safety concerns found in the comments section."

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President Donald Trump ' s account from uploading new content for a period of seven days.What YouTube ' s action comes in the aftermath of Trump ' s supporters rioting at Capitol Hill last week. to 800, 000 units this year.The analyst also pointed to the incoming U . S . administration of Joe Biden as a

The US House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for "incitement of insurrection" at last week' s Capitol riot . In a video released after the vote in Congress, Mr Trump called on his followers to remain peaceful but he did not refer to the fact that he had been impeached.

YouTube has been contacted for comment by Newsweek.

Under the website's tiered enforcement system, a second strike would typically result in a two-week suspension, while a third would result in the channel's termination.

The Google-owned platform did not confirm which videos had broken its policies, but screenshots taken by reporter Matthew Keys indicated they were re-uploads of content from a pro-Trump news platform called One America News Network (OANN).

Alongside Facebook and Twitter, YouTube previously removed Trump's video uploaded as the Capitol attack was ongoing, in which he called the mob "very special."

Before departing to Texas on Tuesday, Trump told reporters at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland that "big tech"—a term used to describe mainstream social media and tech platforms—had made a "terrible mistake," seemingly referencing his bans.

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According to a transcript, he said: "It causes a lot of problems and a lot of danger. Big mistake. They shouldn't be doing it. But there's always a counter move when they do that. I've never seen such anger as I see right now, and that's a terrible thing."

President Trump previously complained in an executive order in May 2020 that Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube had grown to wield "immense, if not unprecedented, power to... disappear information and to control what people see or do not see."

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The Army is investigating Capt. Emily Rainey’s presence at the Capitol and what she did there, said Maj. Dan Lessard. Sen. Duckworth has called for broader investigations.The Army is investigating Capt. Emily Rainey’s presence at the Capitol and what she did there, said Maj. Dan Lessard, spokesperson for 1st Special Forces Command (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. It is unclear if she violated any laws, he said.

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