Jack Dorsey on Twitter’s Donald Trump Ban: ‘Was This Correct?’

He lamented its effects on public conversation and the open internet


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey did some soul-searching through a series of tweets on one of the most important decisions he has ever been tasked with reaching: the permanent ban of outgoing President Donald Trump’s @realDonaldTrump account.

Dorsey’s 13-tweet thread Wednesday evening went from defending the ban, to lamenting its effects on the public conversation, to touting Bluesky, the initiative aimed at creating an open decentralized standard for social media, which he introduced in December 2019.

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