President Donald Trump has been suspended from Twitter “due to the risk of further incitement of violence”, the company says.
Twitter made the decision “after close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account
It comes amid a Big Tech purge of the online platforms used by Mr Trump and his supporters.
Michelle Obama former first lady of US tweeted on Thursday that the Silicon Valley giants should stop enabling Mr Trump’s “monstrous behaviour” and permanently expel him.
For years, some lawmakers and celebrities have been calling on Twitter to ban Mr Trump.