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Platformer editor on social media, politics amid Facebook's suspension of Donald Trump

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Facebook on Friday announced that it may allow former President Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts to be reinstated in January 2023.

At that time, the social media company will reevaluate whether the risk to public safety of allowing Trump back onto its services has receded.

“We will evaluate external factors, including instances of violence, restrictions on peaceful assembly and other markers of civil unrest,” the company said in a blog post. “If we determine that there is still a serious risk to public safety, we will extend the restriction for a set period of time and continue to re-evaluate until that risk has receded.”

If Trump is allowed back on the service, there will be a strict set of rapidly escalating sanctions that will be triggered if Trump further violates the company’s content moderation rules, Facebook said.

This two-year suspension will prevent Trump from using Facebook or Instagram to broadcast to his followers until after the 2022 U.S. midterm elections.

Facebook suspended Trump’s accounts following the Jan. 6 insurrection on the U.S. Capitol. The decision was Facebook’s most aggressive action against Trump during his four-year term.

Facebook referred the ban to its oversight board a few weeks later, saying that given the significance of the suspension, “we think it is important for the board to review it and reach an independent judgment on whether it should be upheld.”

Facebook’s independent Oversight Board in May decided to uphold the company’s choice to suspend Trump’s accounts. In its decision, however, the board noted that Facebook needed to reassess how it moderates the speech of political leaders, clearly outline those rules for the public and determine how long is appropriate for these users to be suspended.

The company said it determined that a two-year suspension was the appropriate length to allow a safe period of time after the acts of the Jan. 6 insurrection and it was a significant enough suspension to be a deterrent to Trump and others from repeating the violations in the future.

In a statement issued by his office, Trump criticized Facebook’s decision, calling it an insult to his voters and falsely claiming that the 2020 presidential election was rigged.


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Media wants control of the narrative and does not want everyday Americans to have the control. Censorship by big tech is A-Ok to media companies.

Author — John Quarter

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He doesn’t need social media. All news station report his every move.

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Author — Truth To Power

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You all will REGRET this action. In the history of the USA a president has never been treated with utter disrespect this way by the media or press but don’t worry the boomerang always returns with VENGEANCE.

Author — Young Chief

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Not even Stalin dreamed of having so much power in his hands!!! This attack against democracy must stop!

Author — Flavio C

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So there is editorial positions but they claim to do no editing? Lmao. Revoke their protections. They are publishers.

Author — Frosty One

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Jesus Christ saves from sin.
Romans 3: 23
For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;
Hebrews 9: 27
And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:
Isaiah 64: 6
But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.
Revelation 21: 8
But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.
Romans 5: 8
But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
John 3: 16
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
John 14: 6
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
Romans 10: 9-10.
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.
For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
Jesus said John 5: 24
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.
1John 5: 10-13
He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.
And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.
These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.
Ephesians 2: 8-9
For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Romans 8: 1
There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
1 Corinthians 15: 3-4
For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;
And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
2 Corinthians 5: 21
For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

Author — John K

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Sucks i can not TRUST media and HAVE to GUESS. No FREEDOM in AMERICA anymore huh? YOU took it

Author — I SHARE THE TRUTH

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Of patriots don't step up and deal with these modern day robber Barron billionaires nothing will change!

Author — E J

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People that still have Facebook accounts are weird

Author — swimminginthoughts

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If only Republicans, afraid of Trump, has agreed to an enquiry into the Capitol Hill attack, then Trump would surely have been exonerated.

Author — Anon

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WHEN?! will trump be put on trial and convicted? what the heck is taking so long?

Author — jane

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Not long enough after that capital riot and all his lemmings tried to destroy democracy!

Author — FirstTenor76