A federal appeals court ruled last year that it was unconstitutional for president trump to block critics on twitter, and that his account was seen as an “official channel of communication.”. In March, a panel of the federal court of appeal upheld an earlier ruling that trump should not block critics on twitter. At the time, judge Barrington Parker wrote that, in the eyes of most people, Trump’s tweets, even his personal accounts, clearly constituted “acts of state.”. In a petition to prosecutors, Acting Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey wall told the court that the appeal panel had failed to distinguish the president’s official twitter communication from the personal nature of his decision to block users he disagreed with. < / P > < p > in July 2017, the knight First Amendment Institute of Columbia University filed a lawsuit in the court on behalf of seven individuals whose twitter accounts were blocked by trump, suing trump to block those who criticized him on twitter. The plaintiff believes that according to the first amendment to the constitution, Trump’s Twitter account is actually a “public forum”, which blocks criticism and violates the relevant provisions of the first amendment of the constitution. < / P > < p > although trump is not the first president to use social media, he is more enthusiastic about using social media than his predecessors. He often uses his twitter to express his political position, fire officials and even threaten to take military action.