Reinstate Trump? Facebook Oversight Board Set To Rule On Indefinite Ban

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Updated May 4, 2021 at 1:11 PM ET Facebook's independent Oversight Board on Wednesday is expected to announce its biggest decision yet: whether to uphold or reverse Facebook's indefinite ban on former President Donald Trump. The decision to ban Trump from both Facebook and Instagram, which the company owns, came after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. But it was precipitated by the months that Trump spent on social media both amplifying disinformation and casting doubt on his loss in the presidential election in violation of Facebook's rules. "We believe the risks of allowing the President to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote at the time. "We believe we took the right decision....

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Reinstate Trump? Facebook Oversight Board Set To Rule On Indefinite Ban

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