Donald Trump has returned to Facebook after a two-year ban.

Facebook’s parent company, Meta, has lifted a two-year ban on former President Donald Trump from accessing its accounts in the next few weeks. According to a report by AP news agency.

Meta announced in a blog post this week that the company will add a “new safety rail” has been added to the system to ensure that there are no “repeat offenders” breaking the rules of this platform. Whether that user is a politician or a world leader.

Nick Clegg, Meta’s Vice President of International Affairs stated in the said post that “The public should be able to hear what their politicians have to say – the good, the bad and the ugly – so that they can make decisions informed when voting,” he said. If the company finds that there is If there is an “obvious risk” that leads to a threat in the real world, the meta will intervene immediately.

Clegg also wrote in the post: “If Trump again posts content that violates the rules, The content will be removed and he or she will be suspended (Facebook account use) for 1 month and 2 years depending on the seriousness of the offence.”

Facebook suspends the account of the former president of the United States This case comes from January 7, 2021, after Trump came out to praise those who participated in the violence in the attack on the Capitol the day before. But the social media company has dismissed several earlier calls from inside and outside the organization. which requires the company to terminate Trump’s account

And after the announcement of the release of the ban order Trump suddenly condemned the decision to stop its use two years ago, while promoting social media he founded Truth Social, saying “Facebook, which has lost thousands of its value, has lose its value.” million dollars since then. “Remove (your favorite president) from the platform” which means I just restored my account. This should not happen to a sitting president. Or anyone who doesn’t deserve to encounter this kind of misfortune.”

However, Trump is still banned from other social media platforms such as Snapchat.

Meanwhile, civil rights activists and others have already condemned Meta’s decision, including Heidi Barich, founder of the Global Project Against Hate and Extremism, member of Facebook’s Real Supervisory Board, who pointed out that the action the company allowed for Trump to return to Facebook is a sign that other celebrities with a large number of followers can break various rules without having to receive permanent retribution

The president of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Derrick Johnson criticized Facebook’s decision as “a great example of prioritizing profit over people’s safety.” and it was also a “terrible mistake”.

But Jameel Jaffer, executive director of the First Knight Reform Institute of Columbia University saw differently and said What is meta? “Right decision – not because the former president has the right to use the platform. but because the public is interested in hearing directly from the political candidates.” Similarly, Anthony D. Romero, director of the American Civil Liberties Union, agrees. “Like it or not, President Trump is one of the nation’s leading politicians. And the public was very interested in hearing his speeches. Indeed, Trump’s most outrageous social media posts became key evidence against him and his government.”

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