Former US President, Trump’s Facebook, Instagram Accounts Suspended For Two Years

Facebook Inc has suspended former US President, Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts for 2 years.

According to BBC, he was barred indefinitely from each websites in January within the wake of posts he made on the US Capitol riots, however final month Facebook’s Oversight Board criticised the open-ended penalty.


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Facebook mentioned Trump’s actions have been “a severe violation of our rules”.

The social media big can also be ending a coverage shielding politicians from some content material moderation guidelines.

It mentioned it might not give politicians immunity for misleading or abusive content material based mostly on their feedback being newsworthy.

Trump’s ban was efficient from the date of the preliminary suspension on 7 January, Facebook mentioned.

“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,” it added.

Trump’s suspension was the primary time Facebook had blocked a present president, prime minister or head of state.

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Former US President, Trump’s Facebook, Instagram Accounts Suspended For Two Years

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