Other companies that have taken action against President Trump’s online presence in connection with Wednesday’s riot include Shopify, TIC Tac and Tic. The latter deactivated the account associated with the president, preventing him from broadcasting any new content.
Last June, Reddit forbidden r / the_donald, along with 2,000 other sub-narratives, for violating his then new hate speech policies. Prior to its ban, r / the_donald was one of the most notorious pro-Trump forums. “The community has consistently hosted and voted more rule-breaking content than average, upset us and other communities and their mods have refused to meet our most basic expectations,” said Steve Huffman, CEO of Reddit. at the time.