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Donald Trump Jr. has declared himself an unofficial social media warrior, after complaining that conservatives are being silenced by "Big Tech" companies.

The president's eldest son warned that the "censorship campaign" is being taken to "the next level" after Twitter and Facebook banned prominent far-right figures from their platforms.

Just like his father, Trump Jr took to Twitter to spread fear about the recent banning, saying:

Ask yourself, how long before they come to purge you? We must fight back.

Trump Jr's thread of tweets come after social media organisations, like Twitter and Facebook, decided to ban prominent right-wing figures with thousands of followers.

These included InfoWars host Alex Jones, who is currently being sued by some family members of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting after he claimed that it was a "hoax". Former editor of Breitbart News, Milo Yiannopoulos, is also among the prominent figures banned from both platforms. Yiannopoulos recently blamed "extremist leftism" for the tragic shooting in a New Zealand mosque. Other banned personalities include conspiracy theorist Laura Loomer, Paul Nehlen, and Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.

While some people defended the American businessman, others called him out for his fear mongering.

Meanwhile, Facebook told CNN that they have “always banned” individuals who promote hateful rhetoric and incite violence.

HT DailyDot

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