Violence during the counting of the electoral vote in the US last Wednesday caused problems for President Donald Trump. The social media company Twitter suspended his account. Trump used to use Twitter the most for speaking his words. The 45-year-old Indian-American Vijaya Gadde stood firmly behind the company’s decision.
Vijaya is the top lawyer of the company. He was the one who confirmed the suspension of Trump’s Twitter account. Twitter suspended Trump’s handle for the first time on Friday. The company believes Trump instigated and supported rioters in the US Capitol through his tweet.
After this, Vijaya appeared. He said that such an event is in danger of recurring in the future, so Donald Trump’s account has been suspended permanently. Vijaya, the head of the company’s Legal, Policy, and Trust and Safety issue, also gave information about the company’s policy on social media.
Birth in India, study in America
Vijaya was born in India. As a child, she moved to the US with her family. His father was a chemical engineer at an oil refinery in Mexico. Vijaya completed high school in New Jersey.
He did his graduation from Cornell University and New York University Law School. He joined Twitter as a corporate lawyer in 2011 after working at a law firm for nearly a decade. She decides the company’s policies by staying in the background. He has helped shape the company in the meantime. The role of Twitter in world politics is increasing, Vijaya is believed to be behind it.
Involved in changing women
According to Fortune magazine, last year when Vijaya was in the Oval Office, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey met Donald Trump. In November 2018, he met India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Dorsey posted a picture with the Dalai Lama during his visit to India. Vijaya then stood between the two holding the Dalai Lama’s hand.
Vijaya caught everyone’s attention when she made it to some big American publications. He was described by the American company Politico as the most powerful social media executive about whom little is known. These style magazines included her among the women who changed the world.