Donald Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts have been restored after they were banned two years ago in connection with the deadly Capitol riot.
Users of the social media site can again see the former us The president’s page, his last post Facebook Published Jan. 6, 2021, when he wrote: “I ask everyone in the United States Capitol to keep the peace.”
On the same day, a riot broke out in Washington, DC, and hundreds of his supporters stormed the US legislature.
Mr Trump Parked on the platform on 7 January 2021 after the riot.
The then president was also banned Twitter.
Mr. Trump has been using his own much smaller website, Truth Social, since the ban was imposed.
The latest progress is here Yuan announced that it would restore the 76-year-old’s Facebook, and instagram Accounts after two years of inactivity.
The tech company said in a blog post in January Adds ‘new guardrails’ to ensure no ‘repeat offenders’ breaking its rules.
“If Mr. Trump posts more infractions, they will be removed and he will be suspended from office for a month to two years, depending on the severity of the infraction,” said Menlo Park, California-based Meta. .
Nick Clegg, Meta’s president of global affairs, said Mr Trump was free to use Facebook and Instagram again “if he wanted to”, adding that “guardrails” were in place to “ensure he follows the rules”.
Mr Clegg, former British deputy prime minister, added: “We are trying to strike a balance between keeping people safe on our platforms and making sure our services are not used to threaten real harm, but at the same time we think the US People deserve to listen to those who want to lead them, and we don’t want to stand in the way of that.”
Responding to Meta’s decision in January, the former US president wrote on Truth Social: “FACEBOOK has lost billions in value since your favorite president I ‘deplatformed’ , it just announced that they will restore my account.
“Such things must never happen again to the current President, or anyone who does not deserve retaliation!”
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Mr Trump’s Twitter The account was restored in November last year after Elon Musk bought the site for $44bn (£38bn).
gentlemen musk Calling the ban on Mr Trump’s account a “mistake” and “morally wrong”.
The Tesla founder launched a poll on his website with the words “Vox Populi, Vox Dei” (a Latin phrase meaning “the voice of the people is the voice of God”), asking users to vote Should Mr Trump be allowed to return.
After more than 15 million votes, it turned out he should, and his account was reinstated.
However, Trump, who has more than 80 million fans, has not yet used the account and previously said: “I don’t see any reason (return).”