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'

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.