Twitter warns it will suspend users who publicly hope for Trump’s death

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President Trump reportedly has COVID-19, and while some are wishing for his speedy recovery, others have publicly tweeted a hope that he’ll die of the disease. As you might imagine, that’s expressly against Twitter’s rules — and the company tells Motherboard that it will enforce them.

In other words: You can’t tweet that you hope Trump dies of COVID.

Specifically, Twitter tells the publication that it will suspend people who hope for Trump’s death, though it’s not clear how often Twitter will be able to do so.

Here’s an example of a recent reply to Trump’s original tweet that already seems to be attempting to dodge detection:

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