Trump threatened to send in the National Guard if Minnesota officials could not reign in rioting and added that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts".
Twitter's decision to step in escalates a feud between Trump and tech companies.
Twitter, however, took the remarkable step of hiding the President's second tweet, covering it with a public notice appearing on the platform alleging it had "violated the Twitter Rules about glorifying violence". As the company notes, however, the offending tweet has not been deleted, simply hidden from view until Twitter users click a warning link to make it visible.
They also followed up with a Twitter thread explaining their reasoning for flagging the tweet.
"A small handful of social media monopolies controls a vast portion of all public and private communications in the United States". Section 230 should be revoked by Congress. "Until then, it will be regulated".
Some stores have been looted, other buildings have been set ablaze and protesters have fired guns into the air. A total lack of leadership. President Trump's response ignores the fact that the inherent problem is not the reaction to Mr. Floyd's murder. "Weakness is pointing your finger at somebody else during a time of crisis", Frey said. The American President Trump is being criticised heavily by opposition leaders and public for his mismanagement. Is this a hard time period? Yes. "We will vote you out in November".
Footage of the arrest went viral on social media and caused outrage as an officer was shown kneeling on Floy's neck while he told police that he was struggling to breathe.
Protests over his death and other killings like it have spread to cities including Los Angeles and Denver, with a protest expected in NY on Friday. There were protests in several other cities, including NY and Albuquerque.
According to Twitter, it generally takes action on tweets that violate its rules.
It previously flagged two of Trump's tweets about mail-in voting in California, saying Trump's tweets were "potentially misleading" about elections.