Twitter has been forced to clarify why they do not believe in a tweet from the President, Donald Trump has violated his terms and conditions.
The tweet in question, the President, Trump seemed to directly threaten North Korea with destruction.
Many have argued that the declaration was in violation of the Twitter terms, which prohibit violent threats, and should be removed.
Twitter said the tweet remained online because it was “worthy of note”.
The tweet at the centre of the line reading:
The end of the Twitter post by @realDonaldTrump
In a series of tweets that aims to deflect the ensuing row between users, Twitter has sought to clarify its rules: “Some of you have asked why we have not taken down the tweet.
“We are in possession of all accounts with the same rules and take into account a variety of factors in order to assess if tweets violate our rules.
“Among the considerations of ‘newsworthiness’ and if a tweet is in the public interest. This has long been a domestic policy, and we will soon be updating our public rules to reflect.”
The current policy states that users “may not make threats of violence or promote violence, including the threat or promotion of terrorism”.
North korea’s foreign minister has accused the President Trump to declare war on the country via Twitter, but Washington has said that assertion is “absurd.”Latest changes to Twitter are the rules:
â€¢2009-10: Twitter sets limits to the parody accounts, saying that it will have, however, is that a “reasonable person” it would be a mistake true
â€¢2013: The company issues “Targeted” Abuse of the guidelines in response to a wave of high-profile misogynistic harassment
â€¢2015: Twitter bans the threat of terrorism and “encourage[ing] violence against others… on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, or disability”.