Last month, Facebook’s Oversight Board upheld a two-year suspension of former President Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts following his praise for people engaged in violence at the Capitol on January 6.
“We are suspending his accounts for two years, effective from the date of the initial suspension on January 7 this year,” Nick Clegg, vice president of global affairs for Facebook, said in a blog post.
The announcement read, in part:
“We are today announcing new enforcement protocols to be applied in exceptional cases such as this, and we are confirming the time-bound penalty consistent with those protocols which we are applying to Mr. Trump’s accounts. Given the gravity of the circumstances that led to Mr. Trump’s suspension, we believe his actions constituted a severe violation of our rules which merit the highest penalty available under the new enforcement protocols. We are suspending his accounts for two years, effective from the date of the initial suspension on January 7 this year.”
4 responses to “Best Announcement of the Week – June 5, 2021”
Except he’ll be back on Facebook just in time for the next presidential election. 🤬
Alas, people like him are the downside of free speech. Even morons have that right.
Facebook is not free speech. Just saying.
Many moons ago, they were talking about building an underground world for the rich and the white to survive… I don’t know a zombie apocalypses or something. They sent Sean Hannity as far as i can tell, now its Carlson and Trump’s turn