Twitter boss apologizes for Trump's win

21 May 2017 | By Gaurav Jeyaraman
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Twitter co-founder Evan Williams apologized for the role his company reportedly played during the US presidential elections, which ended with Donald Trump's victory.

During an interview after the elections, Trump had stated that "I think that maybe I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for Twitter."

He said his massive social media following was responsible for his election victory.

In context: What role does social media play in election-wins?

21 May 2017Twitter boss apologizes for Trump's win

Evan Williams apologizes

Reacting to Trump's statement, Evan Williams said "It's a very bad thing, Twitter's role in that...If it's true that he wouldn't be president if it weren't for Twitter, then yeah, I'm sorry."
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