Donald Trump Preparing Return To Facebook And Twitter, Report
Former Donald Trump appears to be on his way back to Twitter and Facebook, according to NBC News. After Facebook banned him indefinitely two years ago and announced his presidential campaign, his team formally requested the reinstatement of his accounts on Facebook.
NBC News also reviewed that, “We believe that the ban on President Trump’s account on Facebook has dramatically distorted and inhibited public discourse,” her campaign director said in a letter to Facebook’s parent company on Tuesday.
Trump’s campaign threatened to sue, as some sources close to Trump thought he would. It later spoke about the importance of free speech and appealed for a meeting, to discuss President Trump’s immediate reinstatement on Meta’s platform.
“We will announce a decision next week in accordance with the process we have set out,” a Meta spokesman said, declining to comment on Trump.
Facebook initiated a ban on January 6, 2021, after the capital incident, which will be reviewed again from January 7 this year.
Trump may be returning to Twitter. It’s just a question of how and when, said a Republican who has spoken to the former president but prefers to remain anonymous. guess
Another Trump confidant, who spoke on the condition of anonymity when speaking about conversations with him, said that Trump had been asking for input on his return to Twitter for weeks and that his campaign had also workshopped ideas for his first tweet, Keyboard also reported.
Trump may now be restricted from posting on other social media platforms, some advisers said. Because he has established his own campaign believes that he will be able to return to Twitter as before, “it said”.
“Trump continues to post damaging campaign content on Truth Social that likely violates Facebook’s policies, and we have every reason to believe that given the opportunity, he will bring similar conspiratorial rhetoric back to Facebook,” he said.
“After the 2022 midterm elections, we write to urge Meta to keep its commitment to keep dangerous and baseless election denial content off its platform,” the letter said. To that end, we urge META and its leadership to continue the suspension of former President Donald Trump’s Facebook account beyond January and the 2020 presidential election on Facebook.”
“After every election cycle, social media platforms like Meta often change some misinformation policies that backfire because they are temporary and specific to the election season, doing so in this current environment where electoral confusion and continuous polling undermines trust in the integrity of the past process. By,”
This would be a tragic mistake. Meta must commit to a strong electoral disinformation policy throughout the year, as we continue to witness falsehoods about voting and previous elections spread across your platform,” it said.
“We supported Meta’s decision to suspend former President Trump’s Facebook account, perpetuating a baseless narrative of election fraud and persistent calls to action,” the letter said, thus creating an environment where Facebook oversaw votes, where a serious risk of violence was possible. ”.
The former president was reinstated on Twitter by CEO Elon Musk but has not tweeted since being allowed to return to the side.
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