Donald Trump’s first post on Facebook after the ban was lifted.
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Former US President Donald Trump has returned to Facebook after the ban was lifted. Trump’s first Facebook post on Friday read, “I’m back”. In fact, on January 6, 2021, Meta suspended Donald Trump’s account for an inflammatory post on the Capitol Hill riots.
In January this year, Meta announced the reinstatement of his account. Meta had said that Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts would be restored in the coming weeks.
Facebook banned Donald Trump two years ago.
Donald Trump was banned by Facebook after the attack on the US Parliament on January 6, 2021. In fact, Donald Trump claimed in his post that there was massive voting rigging during the 2020 presidential election. It was only after this that Facebook suspended Donald Trump’s account on charges of inciting violence. Twitter also banned Donald Trump. But after Elon Musk acquired Twitter, Donald Trump’s account was reinstated.
YouTube also restored Donald Trump’s account
YouTube also restored Donald Trump’s account on Friday. With this, YouTube has become the latest and the last social networking platform to do so. Starting today, Donald J Trump’s channel is no longer banned and he can upload new content, YouTube insiders said on Twitter.
YouTube said we carefully assessed the continued risk of violence in the real world ahead of elections, balancing the opportunity for voters to hear from major national candidates equally. Trump’s channel will remain subject to our policies like any other channel on YouTube. Significantly, after the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol, many of Trump’s social media accounts were suspended. Recently, Trump has filed his nomination for the 2024 presidential election in the US.
According to The Washington Post, Trump now has full access to his Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube accounts, and it is likely that his social media clout helped him win the 2016 presidential election.
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