Senator Kamala Harris, Democratic presidential candidate, suspects president of Donald Trump's account.
"We want to make it clear today that the accounts." whatsoever are our policies, "Twitter said in a blog post, adding that part of its mission to allow people to" engage their leaders directly. "
Under these rules, the violate the platform's policies will stay online if they have a "clear public interest value." In some cases, Twitter wants to place the tweet behind a note that provides context.
It said, "direct interactions with fellows, public issues, political issues, or foreign affairs Not in violation "of the rules.
Yet the company has drawn some red lines that apply even to world leaders. It will take action if tweets promote terrorism, include private information or intimate photos, engage in child sexual exploitation or promote self-harm.
The company also wants to act when direct threats of violence are made against an individual.
"We recognize that we are operating in an increasingly complex and polarized political culture," the blog post said.
Harris, a former attorney general of California, has sought to make Trump's Twitter account a campaign issue.