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Credit: Snapchat

Snapchat has helped register over 1 million of its users to vote via its app, according to a spokesperson.

The big picture: With five weeks still to go until the election, Snapchat has already registered more than twice as many voters as it did in 2018.

  • A spokesperson tells Axios that more than half — 56% — of those Snapchatters are first-time voters.
  • About 4.75 million of its U.S. users over the age of 18 were exposed to its voter engagement tools through friend to friend interactions on Snapchat.
  • Of those, about 3 million were ages 18-24.

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Reddit bans subreddit group "r/DonaldTrump"

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Reddit has banned the subreddit group "r/DonaldTrump," a spokesperson confirmed to Axios.

Why it matters: While not an official group or page hosted by the president, it's one of the company's largest political communities dedicated to support for President Trump.

Updated Jan 11, 2021 - Technology

All the platforms that have banned or restricted Trump so far

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Platforms are rapidly removing Donald Trump’s account or accounts affiliated with pro-Trump violence and conspiracies, like QAnon and #StoptheSteal.

Big Tech de-platforms Trump after Capitol siege

Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios

Nearly every major tech company has taken some action against President Trump's accounts as of midday Thursday following the chaotic riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday.

The big picture: With just two weeks left in office, Donald Trump has lost access to most of his social media megaphone.