After President Trump tweeted a nod to nuclear warfare prowess Tuesday afternoon—the second time he’s casually suggested war in 280 characters or less—activist group Resistance SF used the side to Twitter’s MidMarket headquarters to protest company CEO Jack Dorsey, chiding him for refusing to ban the president.
According to The Verge, “[I]n an accompanying Facebook post, the group said that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was ‘[breaking] the rules of his own company’ and ‘[endangering] the world’ by letting Trump keep his account.”
The group goes on to suggest that the Twitter cofounder should “resign or ban @realDonaldTrump.” A protest is planned outside Twitter’s San Francisco offices Wednesday afternoon.
Twitter confirmed that Trump’s “nuclear” tweet is does not violate the company’s policies. President Trump has skirted around Twitter’s terms of service, which ostensibly ban harmful rhetoric, because promoting violence against citizens to further causes “does not apply to military or government entities.”
Reminder: Twitter's prohibition on the promotion of violence specifically "does not apply to military or government entities." pic.twitter.com/xlt6glpgp6— Brandon Friedman (@BFriedmanDC) January 3, 2018
This isn’t the first time Resistance SF used structures as a canvas for protest. The group took to the San Francisco Federal Building in September to protest a White House decision on immigration policy. And in July, protesters expressed disapproval for Trump’s anti-CNN tweet by projecting “Trump is fake news” and “honor your policies” in large letters on the building’s facade.