Twitter Says Its User Numbers Weren’t Hurt by the Trump Ban

'We are a platform that’s obviously much larger than any one topic, or any one account'

Photo of Donald Trump and the Twitter logo
Trump's removal doesn't seem to be hurting Twitter. Getty Images/Twitter

In a statement to investors on Tuesday, Jack Dorsey called 2020 “an extraordinary year,” which sells the absurdity of the year a bit short. But early 2021 brought one momentous change: The forcible removal of Donald Trump from the platform—something still not entirely accounted for in the company’s financial disclosures.

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@ScottNover scott.nover@adweek.com Scott Nover is a platforms reporter at Adweek, covering social media companies and their influence.
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