• Facebook board's Trump decision could have wider impacts

    2 days ago - By Chron

    Since the day after the deadly Jan. 6 riots on the U.S. Capitol, former President Donald Trump's social media accounts have been silent - muzzled for inciting violence using the platforms as online megaphones.
    On Wednesday, his fate on Facebook, the biggest social platform around, will be decided. The company's quasi-independent Oversight Board will announce its ruling around 9 a.m. ET. If it rules in Trump's favor, Facebook has seven days to reinstate the account. If the board upholds Facebook's decision, Trump will remain “indefinitely” suspended.
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  • Trump anxiously awaits Facebook's decision about restoring his account which is seen as 'essential for his future political viability'

    Trump anxiously awaits Facebook's decision about restoring his account which is seen as 'essential for his future political viability'

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Tuesday night could be a sleepless night for former President Donald Trump as he awaits a crucial decision from Facebook over whether he can be replatformed - a move that he and his inner circle see as vital to a possible 2024 presidential campaign, according to a new Axios report.
    The social media platform is expected to announce its decision in the matter Wednesday morning, after indefinitely banning him from the site in January , following the Capitol insurrection that saw a mob of pro-Trump rioters storm the US capitol.
    Confidants close to the former president...
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