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Mexico president wants to create social network to avoid Facebook, Twitter 'censorship'

Friday 15 January 2021 | 12:15 CET | News
Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has proposed creating an alternative social network to avoid what he has described as "censorship" by social media giants Facebook and Twitter. Lopez Obrador strongly criticised the companies after they blocked or suspended the accounts of US president Donald Trump. "Yes, social media should not be used to incite violence and all that, but this cannot be used as a pretext to suspend freedom of expression," he said in a press conference, before asking "How can a company act as if it was all powerful, omnipotent, as a sort of Spanish Inquisition on

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Countries: Mexico
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