On Thursday evening, YouTube eliminated an episode of the “Full Ship” podcast that includes former President Donald Trump after the video racked up greater than 5 million views in underneath 24 hours as a result of the video violated YouTube’s “Phrases of Service.”
The “Full Ship” podcast shared a message from YouTube relating to why the platform eliminated the video. “Content material that advances false claims that widespread fraud, errors, or glitches modified the result of the U.S. 2020 presidential election is just not allowed on YouTube,” the assertion reads partly.
In the course of the podcast that aired on Wednesday, Trump appropriately predicted that if the hosts launched your complete 50 minute episode uncut on social media, then websites like YouTube would censor the episode and the podcast would face backlash.
“Full Ship” is hosted by Bob Menery, Kyle Foregeard, Jesse Sebastiani, Salim Sirur, and Steve Deleonardis, in addition to a number of different members of their bigger prank group, “The Nelk Boys.”
On the behest of his buddy and Final Combating Championship founder, Dana White, Trump sat down with the squad from the “Full Ship” for an in-depth interview on every thing from the oil disaster to the Joe Rogan controversy and every thing in between. Menery, Sebastiani, Sirur, and Deleonardis joined the previous president at his famed Mar-a-Lago resort for a pre-taped interview.
Towards the tip of the dialog, Trump said that Large Tech would “punish” the podcasters by eradicating the content material because of his feedback.
“Right here’s a check — this can be a check for everyone. It will likely be a check for a small group of individuals. This interview could have hundreds of thousands and hundreds of thousands of individuals — assuming it’s not touched, let’s see if they permit you, I hate to say this to you trigger you guys are going to rooster out, I assure it,” Trump started.
Then, one of many hosts began pushing again towards Trump, saying, “Don, we don’t rooster out. We don’t rooster out.”
“In the event you put up this complete interview — let’s see what occurs when Instagram, and Fb, and Twitter, and all of them, will take it down. And let’s see what occurs once they threaten you,” he added. “As a result of we don’t have a free press in our nation.”
“That is the start of communism,” Trump continued. “We have now a press not so completely different from international locations we don’t need to speak about.”
At one level within the interview, Foregeard stated that his crew was not “afraid of getting hit” by Large Tech.
“Let me inform you the place you’ll be scared, once they say, ‘We’re going to take you off the air in case you put this up.’ Let’s see all you — folks on this room — all you digital camera geniuses, and tech geniuses, lots of geniuses, younger folks,” Trump continued, pointing at everyone within the room.
“Let’s see what occurs once they take it down,” Trump added.
Foregeard responded, saying, “I don’t suppose YouTube would take this down. There’s no manner.”
On Thursday night, the 24-year-old was confirmed improper. Foregeard tweeted, “Youtube has DELETED our trump episode that over 5M views in 24 hours.”
Menery additionally added, “This nation has fallen aside. Our interview has been deleted after being one of the fashionable podcast movies within the historical past of time. I’m out.”
On Friday, Trump issued a press release that partly learn, “No matter occurred to free speech in our Nation? Extremely, however not surprisingly, the Large Tech lunatics have taken down my interview with the very fashionable NELK Boys in order that no person can watch it or in any manner take heed to it.”
“The Nelk Boys” have greater than 7 million subscribers on YouTube and greater than 1 billon views.