President Donald Trump’s Twitch account has been suspended, the streaming service said Monday afternoon.
Founded in 2011, Twitch is a platform for live video streaming. The company said: “Hateful behavior is not allowed on Twitch. In accordance with our policies, President Trump’s channel received a temporary suspension from Twitch for comments made on the broadcast.”
One of the broadcasts in question was a rebroadcast of Trump’s infamous opening rally, where he said Mexico was sending rapists to the United States.
Twitch also marked comments at Trump’s recent rally in Tulsa.
Like any other person, politicians on Twitch must abide by our Terms of Service and Community Guidelines. We make no exceptions for political or newsworthy content, and we will take action on content that we are reported to violate our rules, “a Twitch spokesperson told The Verge.
The Trump campaign launched its Twitch page in October.
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