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Only one person showed up to the pro-Trump protest outside Twitter’s San Francisco HQ

Only one person showed up to the pro-Trump protest outside Twitter’s San Francisco HQ
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Only one person showed up to the pro-Trump protest outside Twitter’s San Francisco HQ

Just one individual confirmed as much as the pro-Trump protest exterior Twitter’s San Francisco HQ

It’s the second week of 2021. Final week started with an rebellion, siege of the US Capitol constructing, and rejection of democracy, and it ended with all main social media corporations banning the one-time impeached forty fifth president of the USA, Donald J. Trump.

A kind of corporations was Twitter. On the Donald.win discussion board, Trump supporters introduced a plan to point out their discontent by protesting in entrance of the San Francisco headquarters earlier immediately. The constructing was empty, with Twitter staff working from dwelling to stop the unfold of COVID-19, however there was nonetheless a heavy police presence to guard in opposition to mob violence. What occurred as an alternative was a reasonably quiet occasion, with only a single pro-Trump protester in proof — and two counter-protesters there to applaud Twitter’s choice to deplatform the outgoing president.

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Twitter’s headquarters on Market St. in San Francisco was barricaded with fences.

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Katherine King is pleased with the actions Twitter took, however solely needs they got here sooner.

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Police vans parked within the alley behind the Twitter headquarters.

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Riot gear was left unused through the pro-Trump protest close to Twitter’s headquarters.

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Graffiti on the wall wasn’t associated to the protest, however was sprayed on the evening earlier than.

Pictures by Vjeran Pavic / GadgetClock

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