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Facebook punishes Trump by suspending his account for two years

Facebook punishes Trump by suspending his account for two years
Facebook punishes Trump by suspending his account for two years

Facebook suspended the account of former US President Donald Trump on its platform for two yearsAll eyes are focused on the decision for indications of how the company will deal in the future with world leaders who break the rulesOn Wednesday, Facebook’s oversight board endorsed Trump’s account suspension, but said the company erred when it made the suspension indefinitely and gave it six months to provide an “appropriate response.

“Trump called his ban on tech platforms a “complete disgrace” and said companies would “pay a political price.

“Facebook, Twitter and YouTube closed Trump’s account last January, shortly before the end of his single term, after a large number of his supporters stormed the Capitol building to protest the elections, and after he expressed sympathy with the intruders.

It is noteworthy that Facebook’s punitive measures include deleting certain contents, closing the account temporarily, or blocking the account permanentlyThe platform had announced weeks ago the postponement of issuing its decision, justifying this, due to the time it took to review more than 9,000 public responses to the issues raised about Trump’s publications, according to Reuters.

And at the end of last March, Trump revealed that he was working on launching his own platform to reach his supporters, which may be announced soon.

“I’m doing the things necessary to create our own platform, which you’ll hear about very soon,” Trump added in a “podcast” with Lisa Booth, titled “The Truth” in partnership with “Fox News.

“Trump boasted in the “podcast” that despite the ban, his press releases and positions in support of candidates in congressional elections are being circulated by the media “much better than any tweet”, describing the press releases as “more elegant”, and that it avoids the risk of retweeting from someone It may put you in a difficult situationWhen asked about the nature of his own platform, and when it will be launched, Trump replied: “I have huge options.

“Since assuming the presidency of the United States in 2016, Trump has made his tweets on “Twitter” and his posts on “Facebook” the pivotal center for communicating his messages and communication with the worldIn the wake of losing the presidential election to Joe Biden, tensions rose between Trump and his favorite social media platformsDuring the election process, Twitter and Facebook marked some of Trump’s posts as “misleading” due to his early claims of winning the election.

But after the riots in Washington and the storming of the Capitol building, the two platforms took the unprecedented step of banning Trump’s accounts

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Facebook punishes Trump by suspending his account for two years
Facebook punishes Trump by suspending his account for two years

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