• For Trump and Facebook, judgement day is around the corner

    8 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Facebook unceremoniously confiscated Trump's biggest social media megaphone months ago, but the former president might be poised to snatch it back.
    Facebook's Oversight Board, an external Supreme Court-like policy decision making group, will either restore Trump's Facebook privileges or banish him forever on Wednesday. Whatever happens, it's a huge moment for Facebook's nascent experiment in outsourcing hard content moderation calls to an elite group of global thinkers, academics and political figures and allowing them to set precedents that could shape the world's biggest social networks...
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  • Trump Back on Facebook? Why Much Rides on This Ruling

    8 days ago - By Washington Post

    Facebook Inc.'s independent Oversight Board is set to announce on Wednesday whether former President Donald Trump can rejoin the world's largest social network, a decision with deep consequences for Trump, the company and the U.S. political conversation. The decision comes as social media platforms are under pressure to police false or inflammatory content on their sites while being accused of favoring liberal views and punishing conservatives.
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